1. Remove all plates
All plates must be removed from your car prior to towing. 2. Return your plates to the DMV or transfer them to another vehicle
You may transfer your marker plates between vehicles which are currently registered in your name by visiting your local DMV with both registration certificates, current insurance card, your identification and complete a registration application H13
for each vehicle. Advise the DMV agent that you would like to transfer the plates between the vehicles.
License plates can be mailed to the DMV or dropped off in person. Drop your plates off in person.
Return your registration marker plate(s) to any DMV HUB or limited service office
. Request a cancellation of the plates(s). Request a receipt and keep for your records. You may need the receipt to request a proration of your municipal property tax bill. There will be a $20 fee if you lose the receipt and need a replacement. Or mail the plates to:
Attn: Plate Return
DMV 60 State Street
Wethersfield, CT 06161
Please enclose a written request to cancel the registration and indicate whether you would like a receipt. A receipt will be mailed to the address that is on file with DMV. If you have moved out of state you must enclose a self addressed stamped envelope for the receipt to be mailed to you. 3. Cancel your insurance
Cancel your insurance after your car has been towed.
for more information on your state car donation laws.