Indiana Code Title 9. Motor Vehicles § 9-18-6-2.1

Sec. 2.1 . (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), if a certificate of registration:

(1) is lost or stolen;

(2) is damaged as to not be legible;

(3) is destroyed;  or

(4) requires changes to the information included on the certificate;

the person to whom the certificate is issued may obtain from the bureau a duplicate, an amended, or a replacement certificate by filing with the bureau an application on a form provided by the bureau duly sworn to as provided in IC 9-18-2.

(b) If a certificate of registration is lost or stolen, the bureau may not issue a duplicate or replacement certificate of registration until the person to whom the lost or stolen certificate was issued has first notified:

(1) the Indiana law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction where the loss or theft occurred;  or

(2) the law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction over the address listed on the registration;

that the original certificate of registration has been lost or stolen.

(c) A law enforcement agency to which a loss or theft is reported shall complete and present to the person reporting the loss or theft a form provided by the bureau indicating that the loss or theft has been reported.

(d) The person must present the form described under subsection (c) to the bureau before a duplicate or replacement certificate of registration may be obtained.

(e) The bureau shall charge a fee for a duplicate, an amended, or a replacement certificate of registration as set forth in IC 9-29-5-17.1 .

(f) A duplicate, an amended, or a replacement certificate of registration must be carried in the manner required by IC 9-18-2-21 .


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