Lost Plate or Decal

What you will need:

  1. Original Certificate of Registration. (Photocopies are not acceptable.)
  2. Proof of current Kentucky liability insurance
  3. A completed Affidavit for Replacement (TC96-167) must be signed by the registered owner of the vehicle. If the vehicle is owned by a company, an officer or agent of the company must sign for the replacement.
  4. The owner's signature must be notarized. Picture identification is required to have documents notarized in our office.


$6.00 - Affidavit notarized out of our office
$9.00 - Affidavit notarized by the County Clerk's office

To process by mail, send to:

Fayette County Clerk
162 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507

The new registration, plate and/or decal will be mailed to the registered owner within 3-4 business days.

Acceptable Methods of Payment

Paperwork may be dropped off in the grey drop box beside our 2nd level entrance in the Helix garage.  Be sure to include your mailing address and a way to contact you (email address and/or phone number).