DMV: Adding a Lienholder

Adding a Lienholder to a Title

SERVICE ADVISORY:  DMV offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, for the Thanksgiving Day holiday.  Offices will reopen on Friday, Nov. 27.

When adding a lienholder to a title, a transaction called a "Title Only" will have to be completed.  Please follow the instructions below:
  • Complete an Application for Registration and Certificate of Title (form H-13).  The registrant must sign this form.
  • Submit a check made payable to the Department of Motor Vehicles in the amount of $45.
  • Submit the current title.
    NOTE:  A new title will be issued and sent directly to the lienholder listed.
The above documentation should be mailed to:
Department of Motor Vehicles
Title Division
60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT 06161
Please note: Connecticut does not participate in any electronic title or electronic lien holder program and at this time is not able to receive an electronic title or lien holder record.

Content Last Modified on 7/30/2015 11:16:49 AM