How to Sign Your Title / New York (NY)

How to Sign Your Title in New York (NY)

Where to Sign

Be sure to write clearly and sign/print your name exactly as spelled on the front of your title. Avoid white-out, scribbles, and strike-throughs.

  1. Back of the title - sign name(s) in the box where it reads "Seller's Signature."
  2. Back of the title right next to where you signed name(s) - print name(s) in the box where it reads "Seller's Name (Print in Full)."
  3. Back of title in the right below where you signed - print WHEELZY where it reads "Buyer's Name (Print in Full)."

Multiple Owners

Only one owner must sign.

Lien or Bank Name on Title

If your New York title shows a lien or a bank name printed on the front, then your title will need to be signed off by the lien holder or have a separate lien release letter.

Duplicate Time In Person

5-7 Business Days

Duplicate Time Mail

6-8 Weeks

Duplicate Cost

$20

New York DMV

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Title Bureau PO Box 2750 Albany, NY 12220-0750

DMV Website