A lien release is a document that officially removes a lien from a title once the lienholder is paid in full.
Why do I need a lien release?
If your vehicle title shows a lien and you have paid off the loan, you will need a lien release to change or transfer the title.
How do I get a lien release?
- Satisfy the terms of the loan by paying the balance of the loan in full.
- Submit a request to your lender for proof that the loan has been satisfied.
How do I submit a lien release?
When titling vehicles in person, bring the lien release with other required documents. You may also submit a lien release:
Be sure to indicate the mailing address that the title is to be mailed to, along with a phone number in case there are questions.
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