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Duplicate for lost, stolen, mutilated, etc. certificate.

A legal owner or the legal owner's authorized representative may apply for a duplicate certificate of title if a certificate of title is lost, stolen, mutilated, or destroyed, or becomes illegible. The application for a duplicate certificate of title must include information required by the department and be accompanied by the fee required in RCW 46.17.100. The duplicate certificate of title must contain the word, "duplicate." It must be provided to the first priority secured party named in it or, if none, to the legal owner.
A person recovering a certificate of title for which a duplicate has been issued shall promptly return the certificate of title that has been recovered to the department.


Effective dateIntentLegislation to reconcile chapter 161, Laws of 2010 and other amendments made during the 2010 legislative session2010 c 161: See notes following RCW 46.04.013.
Effective dates2002 c 352: See note following RCW 46.09.410.
Effective date1967 c 140: See note following RCW 46.12.520.
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