Mobile Home Title Transfers

Transfer of a Kentucky Titled Mobile Home

 

Currently, there are two types of Kentucky Titles that have been issued to vehicles. For transfer paperwork examples please click here.

 

The following documents and information are required: (All forms highlighted in blue are downloadable simply by clicking on them. Highlighted words will direct you to that specified section.)

Fees
Title Fee $9.00
Lien Filing Fee (if applicable) $22.00 or $24.00 if 10 days late

 

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Conversion to Real Estate

A Kentucky titled mobile home that is to be permanently affixed to real estate can be converted to real estate and have a Deed assigned to the mobile home/property. The owner may execute and file an Affidavit of Conversion to Real Estate with the county clerk of the county in which the real estate is located. The affidavit shall attest to the fact that the home has been or will be permanently affixed to the real estate and be accompanied by a surrender of the Kentucky certificate of title. The county clerk shall file the affidavit of conversion to real estate.

The following documents are required to process the affidavit of conversion:

    • The Affidavit of Conversion to Real Estate must be filled out by the owner, signed and notarized
    • The title must be in the owner’s name that is processing the affidavit of conversion
    • There cannot be any outstanding property tax on the mobile home
    • All liens must be satisfied before converting a mobile home. Termination statement must be completed by the financial institution and signed, then submitted to the clerk.

 

Fees
Conversion Filing Fee $16.00
Conversion Titling Fee $1.00

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Transfer of Mobile Home Purchased from Out of State

A person who purchases a mobile home from an individual or dealership is required to title the mobile home(s) within 15 days.

The following documents and information are required: (All forms highlighted in blue are downloadable simply by clicking on them and other highlighted words will direct you to that specified section.)

  • Original Copy of Out-of-state title-photocopy or fax is not acceptable
  • Application for Kentucky Certificate/Registration (TC96-182) must be completed. Form must be signed by seller and buyer and notarized.
  • Kentucky Fire Marshall’s Inspection-Contact 859-583-2226 for information.
  • All liens must be satisfied before transferring a mobile home. A termination statement must be completed by the financial institution and signed, then submitted to the clerk.

 

Fees
Title Fee $9.00
Lien Filing Fee (if applicable) $22.00 or $24.00 if 10 days late
Use Tax 6% of Sale Price. See Use Tax

 

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Transfer of New Mobile Home

New mobile homes purchased in the Commonwealth of Kentucky or from out-of-state must be titled.

 

The following documents and information are required: (All forms highlighted in blue are downloadable simply by clicking on them and other highlighted words will direct you to that specified section.)

 

Fees
Title Fee $9.00
Lien Filing Fee (if applicable) $22.00 or $24.00 if 10 days late
Use Tax 6% of Sale Price. See Use Tax

 

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Abandoned Mobile Home

If after a period of sixty days, the rent, reasonable storage, cleanup costs and/or utilities have not been paid, the mobile home, its contents and other property abandoned by the occupant may be sold to pay the rent, reasonable storage, cleanup costs and/or utilities after the unit owner has been notified of the time and place of the sale at the unit owner’s last know address. The notice shall be made by registered mail at least ten days prior to the time of sale. If there is a valid lien recorded against the property to be sold, the landowner shall notify the lienholder of the time and place of sale by registered mail at least ten days prior to the time of the sale. If the proceeds of the sale are insufficient to pay the debt and costs of sale, the sale and collection of proceeds shall not constitute a waiver or release of responsibility for payment of the debt owned by the unit owner. This lien shall be subject to prior recorded liens and property taxes.

 

The following documents and information are required: (All forms highlighted in blue are downloadable simply by clicking on them and other highlighted words will direct you to that specified section.)

  • Application for Kentucky Certificate/Registration (TC96-182) must be completed.
  • Kentucky Fire Marshall’s Inspection-Contact 859-583-2226 for information.
  • Need the receipt of registered mail sent
  • Newspaper clippings (with the date) where landowner advertised description of property to be sold and the time and place of sale. Advertisement must be placed in three consecutive publishing periods in a local newspaper distributed in the county where the property is located.
  • Copy of the lease agreement
  • Copy of an itemized payment sheet

For Fees Please Contact Clerk's Office