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 WI
Where to sign your title?
Sign the title where it reads `Signature of Seller`
Is notarization required?
Any forms required?
Frequently Asked Questions
How does the title transfer work?
Remove plates The plates should be removed from the vehicle.
Transfer or Destroy Plates You should destroy the plates (cut them up) if you are not going to transfer them to another vehicle. Do not return the plates to DMV. If you’ve accidentally left the plates on your vehicle, you should download and complete a License Plates Cancellation Application form.
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 WI, 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 WI
How can I donate my car without a title?
Yes, we can usually pick up a vehicle without a title in Wisconsin. 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 WI, 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. You may apply online using the online replacement title application. If you'd prefer to apply in person complete and sign the Replacement Title application form MV2119 and bring it to any DMV service center offering title and registration services.