Clerk of Courts and Title Office


Athens County Clerk of Courts
Candy S. Russell
Phone: 740.592.3242
Fax: 740.592.3282
1 S. Court Street, 4th Floor; Athens, OH 45701

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Legal Department Hours
1 South Court Street
4th Floor
Athens, Ohio 45701
Phone: 740.592.3242

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm


Title Office Hours
1002 E. State Street
Suite 8
Athens, Ohio 45701
Phone:740.592.3245


Monday through Friday 09:30am - 05:00pm
Closed from 12:00pm - 12:30pm for Lunch 

Saturday 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

TITLING BY MAIL CHECKLIST

  Please note: these are general requirements and additional documentation may be requested upon review of your Application for Certificate of Title.

  Transfer of Ohio Title

- Assignment (top portion) of original Ohio title filled out in its entirety, signed by seller(s) and notarized.

 - Buyer’s Acknowledgement of Odometer Certification (middle portion) of original Ohio title signed by purchaser(s).

- Application (bottom portion) of original Ohio title filled out in its entirety, signed by purchaser(s) and notarized.

- Lien release from lien holder if an open lien exists

- $15.00 title fee plus sales tax (based on county of residence) on purchase price.

 

Transfer of Non-Ohio Title

- Original certificate of title with assignment completed in its entirety.

- A BMV Out of State Inspection Form.

- Lien release from lien holder if an open lien exists.

- Ohio Application for Certificate of Title to a Motor Vehicle (located on website under Forms) filled out in its entirety signed by applicant(s) and notarized.

- Applicant’s Odometer Statement (located on website under Forms) if applicable.

- $16.50 title fee plus sales tax (based on county of residence) on purchase price.

 

Duplicate/Replacement Ohio Title

- Ohio Application for Certificate of Title to a Motor Vehicle (located on website under Forms) with the

Duplicate/Replacement section completed in addition to vehicle and owner(s) information. Application must be signed by owner(s) and notarized.

- Lien release from lien holder if an open lien exists.

- $15.00 title fee.

For the following title transactions please call our Tile Office @ 740-592-3245 :

- Probate

- Surviving Spouse

- Lease transactions

- Court Order

Mail your forms and make check or money order payable to :

Athens County Clerk of Courts
1002 East State Street
Suite 8
Athens, Ohio 45701

 


 

Rules of Superintendence for the Courts of Ohio

Effective May 1, 2009

Sup. R. 44. Court Records - Definitions.
 
 
(H) “Personal identifiers” 
 
Means social security numbers, except for the last four digits; financial account numbers, including but not limited to debit card, charge card, and credit card numbers; employer and employee identification numbers; and a juvenile’s name in an abuse, neglect, or dependency case, except for the juvenile’s initials or a generic abbreviation such as “CV” for “child victim.”
 
Sup. R. 45. Court Records – Public Access.
 
(D) Omission of personal identifiers prior to submission or filing
 
(1) When submitting a case document to a court or filing a case document with a clerk of court, a party to a judicial action or proceeding shall omit personal identifiers from the document.
 
(2) When personal identifiers are omitted from a case document submitted to a court or filed with a clerk of court pursuant to division (D)(1) of this rule, the party shall submit or file that information on a separate form. The court or clerk may provide a standard form for parties to use. Redacted or omitted personal identifiers shall be provided to the court or clerk upon request or a party to the judicial action or proceeding upon motion.
 
(3) The responsibility for omitting personal identifiers from a case document submitted to a court or filed with a clerk of court pursuant to division (D)(1) of this rule shall rest solely with the party. The court or clerk is not required to review the case document to confirm that the party has omitted personal identifiers, and shall not refuse to accept or file the document on that basis.


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Do you have your Passport?

Title Office
1002 E. State Street
Suite 8
Athens, Ohio 45701

The Laws have changed, so make sure you are prepared when you travel!

As of June 1, 2009, U.S. citizens must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the U.S. government to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land borders and sea ports of entry.

The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative can be found here. Please read over the changes so that you are ready to travel with the correct documentation.