This means transfer of ownership occurs when you surrender the plates and with the transfer of the title. We recommend keeping a copy of the transferred title for your personal records.
HOW TO HANDLE THE LICENSE PLATES WHEN YOU DONATE A CAR, TRUCK, SUV OR OTHER STANDARD VEHICLE IN NEW YORK
Please remove the license plates of your donated vehicle before the pick-up. Please remove the license plates and the windshield registration sticker, which shows your plate number, and surrender the plates to a motor vehicle office (unless you are transferring them to a replacement vehicle).
Click HERE to find your local DMV Office.
Click HERE for steps to surrender your plates by mail.
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