1. Remove all plates
All plates must be removed from your car prior to towing. Along with the plates, the frames and fasteners must be removed. 2. Return your plates to the DMV or transfer them to another vehicle
In New York State, plates must be surrendered to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) except in the case where the plates are transferred to a second vehicle on the spot. License plates can be mailed to the DMV or dropped off in person.Find your closest DMVNY Counties: A through D NY Counties: E through M NY Counties: N through R
NY Counties: S through Y Or mail the plates to:
Department of Motor Vehicles
2799 Route 112
Medford, NY 11763
The DMV considers the postmark date as the date of surrender for your license plates. Make sure to include a current return mailing address. An FS-6T receipt will be sent to you by the DMV at the address you supply. If you would like to be notified that your plates have been received, you may mail your plates by registered or certified mail at any U.S. Post Office, making sure to request a return receipt.3. Cancel your insurance
Cancel your insurance after your car has been towed.
for more information on New York State car donation laws.