Michigan Vehicle Title Search

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When to Run a Michigan Vehicle Title Search

Most people that run a Michigan vehicle title search are shopping for a used car, truck, motorcycle or SUV. A Michigan title search will let you know if the title is clean, salvaged or totaled. To begin a vehicle title search you will need the full 17 digits of the vehicle identification number, or the VIN number as some call it. Then you will want to find a reliable online resource, like SearchQuarry.com, to run a vehicle history report, which will also contain the MI vehicle title search you are interested in. This report will also give you the full run down on all the bells and whistles your vehicle was manufactured with. The VIN also contains a security number that verifies that your VIN belongs to the vehicle in question. Running this report is a must-do when purchasing a used car, truck, SUV or motorcycle in Michigan.

Information in a Michigan Vehicle History Report

  1. Vehicle VIN information from the manufacturer
  2. Vehicle title information and if the vehicle title is clean
  3. Recalls and Known Safety Issues as reported by the NHTSA
  4. Some limited owner information such as how many previous owners
  5. Some reports include odometer readings and if the odometer is correct
  6. Some vehicle history reports will include reported accidents

Michigan Vehicle Title SearchOrdering Michigan Vehicle Title Information From the Michigan SOS

Obtaining vehicle title information from the Michigan SOS is always a reliable resource. There are a coupe of options to order Michigan vehicle title information from the Michigan SOS. First, you can sign up with the Record Lookup Account with the Michigan Secretary of State. Another option, if you don’t have an account or don’t want to sign up with an account, is to fill out the Michigan SOS Form BVDR-154. This form is a non-account individual record request form to lookup Michigan vehicle title information, driving record and vessel searches. You must have a valid reason as outlined in this form to lookup these types of records in the state of Michigan. Then you can either drop off the form at a MI SOS office or mail it in with the proper fee for a copy of the record you are interested in. Once the form is received and accepted then processing and mailing the relevant information back to you may take a few weeks.

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    1. Sandy, you can absolutely order a duplicate Michigan vehicle title from the Michigan SOS website. See below for more detailed instructions on how to proceed with ordering a duplicate Michigan car title

      How to order a duplicate Michigan car title

      Visit the Michigan SOS website and fill out the form to replace a lost or duplicate title form. You will need to provide your driver’s license number and current address and pay the $15 replacement fee. Once you submit the duplicate Michigan duplicate car title form, processing may take a few weeks and a duplicate car title will be mailed to you.

  1. We have misplaced the title to our 2010 1Chevy Terverse/. How do we get a duplicate copy of the title to this car which is now licensed in Florida but was purchased in Michigan in 2011?

    1. Ellen, you will first need to obtain a duplicate Florida vehicle title and then transfer the title over to your current address in Michigan. You can also try contacting the Michigan SOS directly about expediting this process through their services as long as the vehicle title was transferred into your name.

Author: SQAdmin
Last Updated: November 17, 2020

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