All forms are in Adobe PDF format. You will need Acrobat Reader on your PC to be able to view and print these files.

The Clerk’s offices will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 22nd, 23rd and 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday.


Title Division Forms

 


Title Division Fees and Costs

 

Title Division Fees Cost
CERTIFICATE OF TITLE $15.00
REPLACEMENT TITLE $15.00
DUPLICATE TITLE $15.00
MEMORANDUM TITLE $5.00
CANCELLATION OF LIEN N/C
PHYSICAL INSPECTION $1.50
LATE FEE $5.00
NOTARY FEE $1.00
BOAT CERTIFICATE OF TITLE $15.00
BOAT MEMORANDUM $5.00
BOAT DUPLICATE TITLE $15.00
SALVAGE TITLE $4.00
PHOTOCOPIES $0.25/page
CERTIFIED COPIES $2.00

 


Title Division Questions and Answers

 

Your out-of-state vehicle title must be converted to Ohio before you can obtain Ohio license plates.

First, if you hold the title to your vehicle, take your vehicle to a local BMV for an out-of-state VIN inspection.  Bring the inspection slip and original out-of-state title to the Delaware County Clerk of Courts Title Division to obtain an Ohio title.  Also, please bring your Ohio driver’s license and proof of Ohio residency.  We will issue an Ohio title that you can present to the BMV to obtain Ohio license plates and registration.  The cost for an Ohio Title conversion is $18.50.  (The fees for all services provided by an Ohio BMV such as a driver’s  license, inspection,  Ohio plates and Registration are extra.)

The Delaware County Clerk of Courts Title Division located at 2079 U.S. Route 23 North in Delaware is a one-stop shop where you can get all your transactions completed at one location.

 

Your out-of-state vehicle title must be converted to Ohio before you can obtain Ohio license plates.

First, if you are making payments on your vehicle and your title is held by your bank, your lien holder must release the original title to one of our title offices.  The necessary forms can be found on this website.

After we receive your out-of-state title from your lien holder, you will need to obtain an out-of-state VIN inspection  at a local BMV.  Bring the inspection slip to the Delaware County Clerk of Courts Title Division where you have instructed your lien holder to send your title.  You will also need to bring your Ohio driver’s license and proof of Ohio residency.  We will return the Ohio title to your lien holder and we will issue a title memorandum that you can present to the BMV to obtain Ohio license plates and registration.  The cost for an Ohio Title conversion is $18.50.  (The fees for all services provided by an Ohio BMV such as a driver’s license, inspection, Ohio plates and Registration are extra.)

The Delaware County Clerk of Courts Title Division located at 2079 U.S. Route 23 North in Delaware is a one-stop shop where you can get all your transactions completed at one location.

You can download and print an application for a vehicle title from our website.  Fill out all pertinent information including your current address with year, make and VIN of the vehicle.  Sign the application in front of a notary public.  Mail the application to one of our title offices listed at the bottom of this page along with a stamped, return envelope and a check for $15.00 payable to the Delaware County Clerk of Courts.  Please include your phone number if we have questions.  Your replacement title will be mailed to you the same day that we receive your request.

You are able to obtain a duplicate title at either of our Title offices.  You will be asked to show a valid driver’s license or state identification card and the VIN of the vehicle.  If you have had a name change since the time the title was issued, you will be required to show sufficient documentation of your name change.  If there is an active lien on your vehicle, you will be asked for a signed lien release letter from your lien holder.  The cost for a duplicate title is $16.00, including the notary fee.

You are able to obtain a printed title at either of our Title offices.  You will be asked to show a valid driver’s license or state identification card and the VIN of the vehicle.  If you have had a name change since the time the title was issued, you will be required to show sufficient documentation of your name change.  If your lien holder has not released the lien electronically, you will be asked for a signed lien release letter from your lien holder.  The cost for a replacement title is $16.00, including the notary fee.

First, the out-of-state vehicle must be inspected at a local BMV.  If the vehicle has no license plates, you can obtain a temporary tag at a BMV in order to drive the vehicle.  You will need to bring the inspection slip to the Clerk of Courts Title Division.

You will also need to bring the original out-of-state title from the seller.  The title assignment must be complete with no alterations.  If the out-of-state title requires notarization, the seller must sign in front of a notary public.

In certain circumstances such as if the title does not contain a space for the purchase price or if you purchase a vehicle from a dealership, a bill of sale will be required.

You will also need to bring your Ohio driver’s license.  We will collect Ohio sales tax and titling fees at the time the title is issued.  If you paid a portion of your sales tax to an out-of-state dealership, proper documentation of this partial payment is required to apply a sales tax credit to your transaction.

A federal odometer statement is required if you purchased your vehicle from an out-of-state dealership.

The Delaware County Clerk of Courts Title Division located at 2079 U.S. Route 23 North in Delaware is a one-stop shop where you can get all your transactions completed at one location.

 

You will need to bring the original Manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin (MCO), a dealership’s bill of sale and an original federal odometer statement to the Delaware County Clerk of Courts Title Division.  A new vehicle does not require a VIN inspection.

You will also need to bring your Ohio driver’s license.  We will collect Ohio sales tax and titling fees at the time the title is issued.  If you paid a portion of your sales tax to an out-of-state dealership, proper documentation of this partial payment is required to apply a sales tax credit to your transaction.

 

Title Division

Main Title Office
Frank B. Willis Government Building
2079 U.S. Route 23 North, Suite #1
Delaware, Ohio 43015

Phone: (740) 833-2490
Fax: (740) 833-2498

Open: Monday – Friday
8am – 4:30pm
Saturday
8am – 12pm

This location accepts cash, check and credit/debit cards.  Please note there will be  a processing fee to use credit/debit cards

Title Division

Satellite Title Office
NorthPointe Shopping Center
8647 Columbus Pike
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

Phone: (740) 657-3945
Fax: (740) 657-3927

Open: Monday – Friday
8am. – 4:30pm
Closed Saturday

This location accepts cash or check only.