Remove the license plates Remove the license plates from the car, prior to it being towed.
Return the Plates Within 30 days of the donation, the vehicle owner should take the plate to their local MVD to have it destroyed, or apply to have the plate assigned to another vehicle of the same class.
Notice of Vehicle Sold Complete a notice of vehicle sold form. Please mail this completed form to: Motor Vehicle Division Attn: Vehicle Services P.O. Box 1028 Santa Fe, NM 87504-1028
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 NM, 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 NM
How can I donate my car without a title?
Yes, we can usually pick up a vehicle without a title in New Mexico. 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 NM, 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. Download and fill out this Application For Duplicate Certificate of Title. Deliver the form to your local DMV. If applying by mail, send application, supporting documentation and fee to: SERVICES BUREAU P. O. BOX 1028 SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO 87504 - 1028 1-888-683-4636