How do I make a correction or name change to an existing auto title in IL? Illinois

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Titles and Name Changes

You must correct your auto title before correcting your IL vehicle registration.

To do so, first complete an Application for Vehicle Transaction(s) (Form VSD-190). You can't download this form, but you can get one at any Secretary of State (SOS) office or by calling (800) 252-8980. 

After completing it, head to any SOS office with the title application and:

  • The original car title.
  • Proof of the name change (marriage certificate, divorce decree, court papers).
  • A check or money order for $15 (payable to Illinois Secretary of State).

No bill of sale is required.

TIP: If you're planning on selling your vehicle, it's important that you update any name change before beginning the title transfer process. 

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