Kentucky DMV Vehicle Transfer | Vehicle Donations

Title Transfer

Kentucky

A Notice of Vehicle Transfer is REQUIRED and vehicle donors need to submit an Affidavit of Incomplete Transfer to the County Clerk's Office within 15 days of the vehicle pick-up date.

NOTORIZATION is required of the title for transfer.

Please cancel the vehicle registration before cancelling the vehicle's insurance.
Please wait until the vehicle pick-up has been arranged before completing and/or notarizing the Title.

Transferring Ownership

There is one way in Kentucky to notify the County Clerk's Office that you have donated your car: in person.
You can find more information and forms for notification method below:


1. TO COMPLETE THE TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP IN PERSON:


  • Please print and complete the Affidavit Of Incomplete Transfer [TC 96-3] and sign in the presence of a notary.
  • Submit Affidavit of Incomplete Transfer to your County Clerk's Office. Click HERE to locate your local County Clerk's Office.

ACCESS FORM   [TC 96-3] Affidavit of Incomplete Transfer (PDF)

Click HERE to download the form as a Word Document.


LICENSE PLATES


Remove the licenese plates from the donated vehicle before the pick-up and surrender them in person or by mail to your KY County Clerk along with the registration receipt. Plates can also be transferred to a new vehicle.

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:

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Frankfort, KY 40622

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