Remove plates Remove your license plates (whether they are valid or expired).
Destroy or Recycle the plates To prevent unlawful use of your unexpired plates, you may destroy and recycle them where you are, or you may return them to any Missouri license office to be destroyed and recycled. If you wish to mail them to our central office to be destroyed and recycled, please use the following address: Missouri Department of Revenue ATTN: License Plate Surrender 301 West High Street - Rm 370 Jefferson City MO 65105-0100 If you happen to receive a renewal notice for those plates, you may simply disregard the notice. Unfortunately, Missouri statute does not authorize a refund of registration fees for unexpired plates.
Notice of Sale Requirement You must submit a completed Notice of Sale (DOR-5049) form to report the sale. The completed form should then be mailed to: Motor Vehicle Bureau P.O. Box 3050 Jefferson City, MO 65105-3050 This form is also available at your local license office.
Stop insurance Cancel your insurance coverage on the donated vehicle once it’s been picked up.
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 MO, 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 MO
How can I donate my car without a title?
We can usually pick up a vehicle without a title in Missouri. We just need the registered owner to sign some paperwork for us.
In the following counties, you’ll just need to provide proof of ownership. Just provide a proof of ownership (such as copy of registration or insurance card): Clay, Platte
There is an OR between our names, do both owners need to sign the title?
In MO, 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.