Replacing a Lost Registration in Michigan
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Things happen in life, and sometimes a registration card or a license plate will need to be replaced. So, we'll show you how to do so.
Damaged or missing registration cards can be replaced by going to a Secretary of State (SOS) branch office. You'll need to have your license plate number with you.
It's free to receive a duplicate card. But, if your plates have expired, you'll have to pay your renewal fees and receive a new registration.
To replace a damaged or stolen plate, head to a SOS branch office. Be sure to have your registration card or license plate number with you. You'll be issued a replacement plate, a new registration, and a new year tab for $5.
However, the vehicle owner or a member of owner's family living at the same address must make the request. Or, the owner may complete an Appointment of Agent form, and allow a representative to receive the plates.
Other Topics in This Section
- Register Car
- Registration Renewal
- Registration & Insurance
- Replacing a Lost Registration
- RV & Motorhome Registration
- Custom Built Car Registration
- Boat Registration and Licenses
- Title Transfers
- Replacing a Lost Title
- Salvaged Vehicles
- Special Vehicles
- Drivers with Disabilities
- License Plates & Placards
- Smog & Emission Checks
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