KARS4KIDS GUIDE TO TITLES Car Donation Title Transfer
Transferring the car's title is as simple as signing it! Have questions? We're here to walk you through the process.
Signing your title in KY
Where to sign your title?
Sign the title where it reads `Transferor Dealer/Agent Signature`.
Is notarization required?
Any forms required?
Frequently Asked Questions
How does the title transfer work?
License Plates Remove the plates prior to the vehicle being towed.
Return the plates to the DMV You should surrender the plates at your local DMV office or transfer them to another vehicle.
Stop insurance Cancel your insurance once your car has been towed.
There are two owners listed on the title, do we both need to sign?
Yes, both owners will need to sign the title.
Can I donate a car if the owner isn’t able to sign title?
Yes. You can donate the car as long as someone has power of attorney for the titled owner.In KY, we will need an original proof of address.
Do I need a license to donate my car?
You do not need a license to donate a car in KY
How can I donate my car without a title?
Yes, we can usually pick up a vehicle without a title in Kentucky. We may need the registered owner to sign some paperwork for us.
There is an OR between our names, do both owners need to sign the title?
In KY, if there are two owners on the title with an OR between their names, only one owner needs to sign.
Can I donate a car in a deceased person’s name?
In most states, we will need original executive paperwork and a copy of the death certificate. In some states, the donor will need to get it titled in his name.
Can I donate an abandoned, junk, or scrapped car?
Kars4Kids does not accept abandoned cars. We can take cars that were salvaged or junked.
How can I replace my missing title?
If there is no title, Kars4Kids can usually apply for a duplicate title. Application is made at your local county clerk's office. Application for title/registration (VTR form # TC96-182 [PDF - 61KB]) must be completed, signed by all registered owners and notarized.