How to Transfer Delaware Title

How do transfer title of my vehicle in Delaware (DE)?

  • The state of Delaware DOES require a Certificate of Title in order to transfer ownership of your vehicle. We ask that your license plates remain on the vehicle at the time of pick-up UNLESS they are personalized.
  • In order to complete your Delaware car sale, you must transfer your title by entering the name of the buyer/purchaser in the buyer/purchaser field. Please PRINT and SIGN your name in the seller/owner field EXACTLY as it appears at the top of the title.

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Delaware Department of Motor Vehicles
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Delaware Secretary of State

How to transfer Delaware title