The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet provides the history record of motor vehicles for the public upon request.

History records of motor vehicles for the public are available upon request. The division can provide copies of transfer documents to clarify issues of:

  • odometer discrepancies
  • transfer dates
  • owner information
  • salvage information
  • signature verifications
  • and/or to correct any errors that may appear on Kentucky titles.

Each request form must be properly completed and include the $3.00 fee. Requests are processed in approximately 5 to 10 business days.

How to request a record

This information can be obtained by submitting the required form from those listed below:
  • Request for Motor Vehicle and Boat Records (TC96-16A)
  • Request for Personal Information for Motor Vehicle Fuel Theft (TC96-16B)
  • Governmental Agencies' Request for Vehicle Records (TC96-16G)​
  • Request by Towing & Storage Companies and by Creditors in Possession (TC96-16T)​
 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet 
Division of Motor Vehicle Licensing 
P.O. Box 2014 
FrankfortKY 40622-2014 USA
ATTN: Records Management
 
Please make payment made payable to Kentucky State Treasurer.

 
Applying In Person
A maximum of 5 records may be requested. Cash, check, or money order for individual request amounts or full amount. The One Stop Shop is open 8am - 4pm. Records requests made before 4pm may be picked up the same day, although processing time may vary based on request.

Receiving

Mailed requests are processed in approximately 5 to 10 business days. Records may be picked up the same day, although processing time may vary based on request.

Records Request from Towing/Storage Companies

Towing/Storage or Creditors may request any title history record. Request by Towing & Storage Companies (TC96-16T) is required for each records request. 

Records Requests from Government Agencies

Government Agencies may request any title history record. Governmental Agencies' Request for Vehicle Records (TC96-16G) is required for each records request. Contact the Department of Motor Vehicle of Licensing Res​ourse Management at 502-564-1257 for instruction. Request for Personal Information for Motor Vehicle Fuel Theft (TC96-16B)​
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