West Virginia DMV Vehicle Transfer | Vehicle Donations

Title Transfer

West Virginia

A Sold Notice is REQUIRED after donating a vehicle registered in West Virginia. The Buyer's signature is NOT required.

Sold Vehicle/Watercraft Notice

There are 2 ways in West Virginia to notify the WV DMV that you have donated your vehicle or watercraft: in person or by mail. You can find more information and forms for each notification method below:


1. TO COMPLETE THE SOLD NOTICE IN PERSON:


  • Please print and complete the Sold Vehicle/Watercraft Notice Form.
  • Submit to your regional DMV office. Click HERE to locate your regional DMV office.

Access Form


2. TO COMPLETE SOLD NOTICE BY MAIL:


  • Please print and complete the Sold Vehicle/Watercraft Notice Form.
  • Mail completed form to:

    WV Department of Transportation
    DMV Insurance
    P.O. Box 17020
    Charleston, WV 25317

Access Form



LICENSE PLATES


Unless the license plates are being transferred to another vehicle, please remove and return the donated vehicle's license plates to your regional DMV as soon as possible.

Click HERE to locate your regional DMV office.

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:

West Virginia
Division of Motor Vehicles
5707 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25317

Phone: 304.558.3900
Toll Free: 800.642.9066
Email: Dot.DMVCommissioner@wv.gov
WVDMV Website