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Special Identification Number applications for motor vehicles are processed by BMV Central Office Title Processing to improve the security and efficiency of these transactions.  Prior to submitting each application verify all required information is included. Contact 888-692-6841 with any questions.

When submitting paperwork, include the following:

  • Completed and signed Application for Special Identification Number - State Form 12907
  • Proof of Ownership. Examples include: Certificate of Title, Certificate of Origin, or Court Order. A General Affidavit is used when vehicle is assembled from parts on hand and/or from parts that have been purchased (receipts required). A bill of sale will not be accepted for a vehicle which by law requires a certificate of title.
  • Physical Inspection of a Vehicle or Watercraft – State Form 39530. Must be completed by a law enforcement officer. Inspection must be done on all major parts.
  • One original side view picture of the entire vehicle. If the vehicle is a mobile home, a color picture of the front and the back view of the entire mobile home.
  • Receipts for materials purchased, if applicable

$11.50 for the motor vehicle identification number (MVIN) application. Payable by credit card (MasterCard or Visa), check, electronic check, or money order.  If the MVIN application is for a trailer, you may include an additional $16.75 for a 30-Day Permit which allows the operation of the trailer on public roadways while the application is in process. 

Mail the completed packet to:
Central Office Title Processing
100 North Senate Avenue, Room N417
Indianapolis, IN 46204