Iowa DMV Vehicle Transfer | Vehicle Donations

Title Transfer

Iowa

Notify the DOT of your release of responsibility of the vehicle by completing a Notice of Sale of Vehicle and Delivery of Title form. Plates should either be transferred to another vehicle within 30 days or returned to the County Treasurer.


Notice of Sale of Vehicle and Delivery of Title


There are 2 ways in Iowa to notify the DOT that you have donated your car: in person or by mail. You can find more information and forms for each notification method below:


1. TO COMPLETE THE NOTICE OF SALE OF VEHICLE AND DELIVERY OF TITLE IN PERSON:


  • Please print and complete Section 2 (only) of the Affidavit of Sale and Delivery of Title [Form #411107] "Notice of Sale of Vehicle and Delivery of Title".
  • Submit to your local field office. Click HERE and scroll down the page to locate your local field office.

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2. TO COMPLETE THE NOTICE OF SALE OF VEHICLE AND DELIVERY OF TITLE BY MAIL:


  • Please print and complete Section 2 (only) of Affidavit of Sale and Delivery of Title [Form #411107] "Notice of Sale of Vehicle and Delivery of Title".
  • Mail completed form to:

    Department of Transportation
    P.O. Box 9278
    Des Moines, IA 50306

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LICENSE PLATES


Please remove the license plates from the vehicle. Plates must stay with the owner.

PLEASE BE ADVISED:


The purchaser of your donated vehicle is NOT the charity. It will either be the vendor or Charitable Adult Rides & Services.
For more information, contact your local Motor Vehicle Division:

Department of Transportation
Motor Vehicle Division, Office of Vehicle Services
6310 SE Convenience Blvd.
Ankey, IA 50306

Phone: 515.237.3110 or 515.237.3056
General Information: 515.239.1101
DOT Website