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Washington State Title Transfer

The Process of Title Transfer WA

Washington title transfer is just a part of selling a car in Washington state. Luckily, the Washington state vehicle title transfer process is relatively easy (compared to some of the other states). When you sell your car in Washington with CarBrain you will have to sign the back of your Washington car title.   

Where Do I Sign a Washington Title?

Washington requires a signature in two places. Sign the front of the title where it is marked "Registered Owner Signature" and "First Legal Owner Signature & Title."

Sign the bottom of the title where it reads "Signature(s) of Seller(s)."

Print your name on the bottom of the title where it reads "Printed Name(s) of Seller(s)."

Can I Sell a Car in Washington Without a Title?

Washington requires a title to sell a vehicle. If your title is lost, a replacement title can be obtained from the Department of Licensing.


Last Updated 4/24/2019

Is There a Washington Title Transfer Fee?

In Washington state the title transfer fees are $12, but you must transfer your title within 15 days. If you don't there is a $50 penalty with a $2 per day fee of up to $125. In the case of needing a duplicate title you need to pay $31 for a replacement Washington title along with the $12 title transfer fee. However, when you sell your car in Washington with CarBrain we cover all the title transfer fees, and handle the paperwork for you! If you still need to get an instant offer for your vehicle simply click the button below to get started. 


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