Clerk Ann Dunbar
Court Title

Auto Title Information

Phone: (419) 294-6413; Room 13

  • 30 DAY TAGS must be purchased prior to transferring a certificate of title
  • All liens on the face of a certificate of title must be cancelled by the Clerk of Courts in the county of issuance
  • When you sell your motor vehicle, MAKE SURE the buyers name and address, the purchase price and mileage information are filled out in full before your signature is notarized
  • Never make any alterations, erasures or use whiteout on a certificate of title. If this is done, the title becomes null and void and a new title will have to be issued
  • Used vehicles purchased out-of-state require a serial number inspection
  • A certificate of title must be obtained in the county in which you reside
  • Your Social Security Number is REQUIRED BY LAW when applying for a certificate of title
  • A transfer of title must be made within 30 days of notary date to avoid a $5.00 penalty
  • DO NOT leave your certificate of title in your car. It is similar to the deed of your Real Estate Property. It is your only proof of ownership. Take good care of it.
Title Fees
Certificate of Title $15.00
Memorandum Title $5.00
Lien Recording $15.00
Duplicate Title $15.00
Salvage Title $4.00
Boat Title $15.00
Outboard Motor Title $15.00
Serial Number Inspection $1.50
Affidavit $1.00
Late Penalty $5.00
Archive Fee (Manufactured or Mobile Home) $5.00
Title Search $5.00
Certified Copy of Motor Vehicle Record $5.00