Washington DMV Vehicle Transfer | Vehicle Donations

Title Transfer

Washington

Vehicle Transfer Notification is REQUIRED and must be completed within 5 days from the vehicle pick-up date.
As of July 1, 2019, there is an $13.25 fee to report the sale of your vehicle; however, there is no fee to report a boat. After you've filed, keep a copy for your records.


Vehicle Report of Sale

There are 3 ways in Washington to notify the DOL that you have donated your car: online, in person, or by mail. You can find more information and forms for each notification method below:


1. TO COMPLETE THE VEHICLE REPORT OF SALE ONLINE:

*PREFERRED METHOD* If possible, we highly recommend completing forms online instead of by mail, so you may easily save and print out a copy for your records that includes a date/timestamp. Also, when completed online, a receipt can be printed ensuring it's been received.

  • Click the button below to complete the Vehicle Report of Sale online
  • Follow the steps.
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2. TO COMPLETE THE VEHICLE REPORT OF SALE IN PERSON:

  • Please complete and print the Vehicle Report of Sale Form.
  • Submit the completed form and pay the filing fee at the vehicle licensing location of your choice. Click HERE to a find a vehicle licensing office close to you.
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3. TO COMPLETE THE VEHICLE REPORT OF SALE BY MAIL:

  • Please complete and print the Vehicle Report of Sale Form.
  • Mail the completed form to the vehicle licensing location of your choice. Include a check for the fee. Please make check out to "Department of Licensing." Click HERE to a find a vehicle licensing office close to you.
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LICENSE PLATES


Please remove the license plates. Plates may be transferred to another vehicle, disposed of properly, or returned to a vehicle licensing office of your choice.

Click HERE to find your local vehicle/licensing office.

For a list of ways to dispose of old plates and the list of plates that must be returned to a vehicle licensing office, please click HERE.

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 Licensing Office - Motor Vehicle Division:

Department of Licensing
P.O. Box 9909
Olympia, WA 98507

Click HERE find your local vehicle/licensing office.

Phone: 360.902.3770
TTY: 711
Email: CustomerCare@dol.wa.gov
DOL Website