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Please review the requirements below to see what's required to junk a title in Kentucky.

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-current Kentucky Certificate of Title

--license plate that corresponds with the title being junked

-if the title shows and active lien, a lien release (TC96-187) must be provided to the Clerk's Office in the County where the lien was filed before your title can be junked

-any property taxes due on the vehicle must be collected before a Kentucky title can be junked


If you want to contest the taxes due at the time of tuning the title into the state you will need to contact:

Tax Commissioner's Office 

Courthouse Annex Building 


Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m. 

If no property taxes are due and the title and license plate are present the cost to junk the title is $1.00. 

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