Delaware Vehicle Donation Title Questions and Helpful Information

Q:Where do I sign the Title?

A:On the back of the Title please sign where it reads name of Seller Print and “Signature of Seller(s).”

Delaware Title Example

Q:I paid off my car but there is still a lienholder listed?

The lienholder should have provided a Lien Release or completed the Lien Release section on Title when it was paid off. If a Lien Release is required please contact your financial institution. We will request one if necessary directly from the bank or other financial institution on your behalf but may need a written authorization and copy of your driver’s license.

Q:What do I put down for the Buyer?

A:We prefer it be left blank along with the odometer reading as the processing partner will record the exact reading at time of processing and handle the buyer and dealer license information.

Information that is provided by the processing partner may be put in the buyer section.

Q:Can I still donate if I can’t find my Title?

A:We will still attempt to process your donation without the title, though the process may be a bit more complicated.

Duplicate Title Information & Form:
http://www.dmv.de.gov/services/vehicle_services/titles/ve_title_duplicate.shtml

Q:I’m donating the vehicle on behalf of Deceased loved one, what do I need to provide?

A:If the estate is less than $20,000.00 we will need a certified copy of the death certificate and an Affidavit from the probate court for the spouse or next of kin. If it is in probate a certified copy of death certificate and a notarized probate document is required. The executor or next of kin would sign the Title.

Q:How do I release the liability and what do I do with my plates?

A:A Sellers Notice of Sale is attached at the bottom of your Title; contact your DMV if you no longer have it. This will protect you from tickets or citations after sale or donation of a vehicle. Plates should be surrendered to the Department of Motor Vehicles office.

Q:Will you take a vehicle that has mechanical problems?

A:Vehicles are reviewed and sent to a processing partner, however if we are unable to find a buyer for the vehicle, we will have to unfortunately decline the donation.

*Boats, RV’s, ATV, Campers or industrial equipment are taken on a case by case basis*

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