South Carolina DMV Vehicle Transfer | Vehicle Donations

Title Transfer

South Carolina

Pursuant to provisions of Section 56-3-1260 of the Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing Laws wherein the owner of a registered and licensed vehicle is REQUIRED to notify the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles in writing immediately upon transfer of ownership [after the vehicle pick-up date].


Notice of Vehicle Sold (SCDMV Form 416)

There are 2 ways in South Carolina to notify the DMV 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 VEHICLE SOLD IN PERSON:


  • Please print and complete the Notice of Vehicle Sold (SCDMV Form 416).
  • Submit to your local SCDMV Branch. Click HERE to find an SCDMV Branch.

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2. TO COMPLETE THE NOTICE OF VEHICLE SOLD BY MAIL:


  • Please print and complete the Notice of Vehicle Sold (SCDMV Form 416).
  • Mail to:
    SC Department of Motor Vehicles
    Mail-in Registration
    P.O. Box 1498
    Blythewood, SC 29016-0036


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LICENSE PLATES


Please remove the license plates from the vehicle. Plates must be returned by mail to the SCDMV Plate Turn-In address along with a completed License Plate Turn-In Form (SVDMV Form 452). You may access the form and address below:

SCDMV
Plate Turn-In
P.O. Box 1498
Blythewood, S.C. 29016-0019

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*Follow instructions in Section II of page 2.*

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:

SCDMV
10311 Wilson Boulevard, Building C
Blythewood, SC 29016

Phone: 803.896.5000
Email: help@scdmvonline.com
DMV Website