Iowa Vehicle Title Search

Name Phone Number License Plate VIN
Name Phone Number License Plate VIN

How to Perform an Iowa Vehicle Title Search

If you have the vehicle identification number or VIN, you can easily carry out a vehicle title search in Iowa. There are a few online services that allow you to use this 17-digit code to find out about more a vehicle. For instance, you can use and our VIN check so that you can find out the information you need.

What Do to When You Lose Your Iowa Vehicle Title

Unfortunately, some people will lose their Iowa vehicle title document at some point in their lives. While it is best to always keep yours safe, there are solutions if you do lose the document. It is possible to get a duplicate copy if you have a truck, sedan, SUV or motorcycle. You are able to do this online or in person. Getting your Iowa vehicle title is easy to do from the comfort of your home. But you will have to wait for the copy of  your title to be mailed to you. Alternatively, you can attend an Iowa DMV office in person with your driver’s license and registration card.

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The Iowa Vehicle Title Details You Can Find Out

  1. The full name and registered address of the vehicle owner
  2. The official make and model of the car and the year it was released
  3. The vehicle identification number or VIN
  4. License plate number
  5. Date the vehicle was sold
  6. The issuing date of the vehicle title
  7. Release of liability

Iowa Vehicle TitleFind Out About a Car with an Iowa Vehicle Title Search

If you want to purchase a car and you are looking at a used vehicle, you want to find out as much as you can about it before buying. The best way to do this is by running an Iowa vehicle title search. This is going to present you with a vehicle history report and you can find out a lot of important details about the used car, SUV or truck. Unfortunately, sellers are not always honest about the vehicles they are advertising. But you can see the real value of a vehicle with a history report and title search. For example, you will be able to see if there is still a loan attached to the vehicle, as well as if it has been involved in an accident or has a safety issue to be addressed. In order to run an Iowa vehicle title search, you will need the VIN that is unique to that vehicle. This is going to be 17 digits. You can expect the vehicle history report to cost about $20. It’s a small price to pay for the peace of mind when purchasing a used vehicle.

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Iowa Vehicle Title Frequently Asked Questions

What is a rebuilt salvaged title on an Iowa vehicle title?

First of all, it is important to understand what is meant by a salvaged title. This is not something you really want to see on an Iowa vehicle title search. It means that the vehicle has been involved in a serious accident at some point. A car is said to have a salvaged title when it is a total loss and it is not safe for you to drive. Therefore, any used car with a salvaged title would not be a good investment if you wanted to drive straight away. A rebuilt salvaged title is slightly different. This is when a vehicle that was classed as a total loss has received the necessary repairs to make it roadworthy. In other words, it is safe to drive after being repaired.

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  1. says:

    Roger, in order to run an Iowa vehicle title search you will need the 17 digit VIN of the motorcycle or the Iowa license plate number to do this. Unfortunately you cannot locate a motorcycle by the name of the individuals that owned it.

  2. says:

    I’m trying to find a custom built motorcycle that my dad had custom built. He sold to my uncle in early 80s an he sold it in the 90s.. my dad passed in 96 an my uncle has severe memory loss

  3. says:

    Edward, unfortunately our resources only work for vehicles that have 17 digits in their VIN. You may want to reach out to the Iowa DOT directly about your inquiry. Their direct phone number is 515-239-1101

  4. says:

    I have a 1965 Cushman Silver Eagle motor scooter. it has an old registration in Iowa. The state of Colorado is requiring a title seach from the state of Iowa. The vin on the scooter frame is 149938.

  5. says:

    Gary, to obtain a copy of your Iowa vehicle title you will need to contact the Iowa Department of Transportation directly. You can visit their website to order a copy of your Iowa truck title or call them directly to make an appointment at 515-244-8725

  6. says:

    Have a 1940 Ford coupe with vin # C I 565 purchased about 1980 at Center Point, Iowa. I would like to get a title on the car.

Last Updated: 2021-01-06

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