Richmond Office

101 W. Main St. 

Richmond, KY 40475

(859) 624-4703

8a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Berea Office

304 Chestnut St. 

Berea, KY 40403

(859) 986-1460

8a.m. - 4:30p.m.

How to Obtain a Salvage Title/Rebuilt Title

DROP OFF/PICK UP SCHEDULE

Applications are to be made between 8am and 4pm.

Pick-ups are to be made between 11 am and 4 pm

Monday drop-offs can be picked up the following Monday

Thursday drop-offs can be picked up the following Thursday

Drop-off mail schedule:

Monday-Thursday 8:00am-3:30pm

Closed Friday (rebuilt customers only)

When applications are dropped off, they will be available for pickup on the same day of the following week. 

Only one (1) application per individual/business per day will be processed for same day service. 

TO OBTAIN A SALVAGE TITLE...

To apply for a salvage title, you are required to bring the following items to the Motor Vehicle Department:

  • Kentucky certificate or title

  • Current or expired license plate to the vehicle

  • A lien release if applicable (TC 96-187)

  • When purchasing a vehicle for the first time, 6% sales tax will be collected

  • Fee of $9.00 for basic salvage title and 4-6 weeks to process, or fee of $25.00 for speed title and 3-5 business days to process

Changing a title over to salvage status means the vehicle cannot be on the road until it has been sent through the rebuilt process.

 REBUILT TITLE VEHICLE 

To apply for a rebuilt title, you are required to bring the following items to the Motor Vehicle Department:

  • Kentucky salvage title

  • A form of personal identification

  • Sheriff's inspection

  • Kentucky affidavit of Motor Vehicle Assembled from wrecked or salvage motor vehicles (TC 96-215 Form)

  • Labor statement of work performed

  • Receipts/invoices of new or used parts