How do I obtain a trailer title?

You first need to determine if you even need a trailer title.

Some states require you to obtain both a registration and a title. Others require one or the other. And, in some cases, neither is required. However, even within a state, there are variations about which trailers need to be titled, depending on the type, size, and weight of the trailer.

And, the titling process differs, too. In some states, you basically follow the procedure used to obtain a vehicle title. In other states, you have to follow a myriad of different requirements.

So, the best way to learn how to title your trailer (and see if you need to do so) is by contacting your state's motor vehicle agency. Some state sites contain information about trailer titles, but most don't. In those cases, you'll have to either call or stop by your local branch, or call the motor vehicle division headquarters (you can find this number on the site) and ask. Be prepared to give full information about your trailer so that you'll receive the proper answer for your situation.

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