Motor Vehicle Titles (Transfers and Duplicate Titles)

COVID-19 Status Update - 7/10/2020 12:00 PM

We are now accepting appointments for additional services in the Deputy Registrar office.  See below for a comprehensive list.  Please be aware we are not accepting appointments for tab renewals at this time.  These will continue to be done via drop box.  Should you need to speak with a representative about other options, please call 952-496-8432. 

You may make an appointment if your transaction is one of the following:

  • Vehicle transfer
  • Duplicate title
  • Lien release
  • Name change on title
  • Special plate application or transfer
  • Specialty registration such as farm quarters, high/low, partial pay
  • Disability certificates or plates

MV Title Transfer - Drop Box

You will need to:

• Fill out Minnesota Vehicle Title 

Check our title transfer guide to ensure all necessary fields are completed 

• Fees vary by vehicle type, date and other factors

•  Drop it off in an envelope in one of our drop boxes


Payment Options:

• Check or Money Order

Check will be made out to Scott County 

Include your driver’s license number and phone number on the check

• Credit/Debit Card by phone (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express)

Card must be in registered owner’s name 

Additional 2.49% service fee is applied at time of sale 

  Cash

MV Title Transfer - Appointment

You will need to:

• Fill out Minnesota Vehicle Title 

Check our title transfer guide to ensure all necessary fields are completed 

• Book an appointment (Online Scheduling below) 

• Fees vary by vehicle type, date and other factors


Payment Options:

• Check or Money Order

Check will be made out to Scott County 

Include your driver’s license number and phone number on the check

• Credit/Debit Card by phone (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express)

Card must be in registered owner’s name 

Additional 2.49% service fee is applied at time of sale 

  Cash

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Duplicate Title - Drop Box/Mail/Email

You will need to: 

• Fill out the Duplicate Title Application

Check our Duplicate Title Application Guide to ensure all necessary fields are completed 

• Put Duplicate Title Application in an envelope 

• Duplicate title fee is $20.50 

• Place in the drop box, mail, or email (contact information above) 

• It will be processed first in - first out 

• We will mail your Title to you after processing 


Payment Options:

• Check or Money Order

Make it out to Scott County 

Include your driver’s license number and phone number on the check 

• Credit/Debit Card by Phone (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express)

Leave call back phone number in envelope / email (we will call you for your credit card number) 

Card must be in registered owner’s name 

Additional 2.49% service fee is applied at time of sale