how it works

It's free, easy and fast.
1You choose a charity.Or call 1-800-237-5714.
2We pick up your vehicle.Free next day service.
3We help the charity sell the vehicle.You may be eligible for a tax deduction.

General Questions

What kind of vehicles can I donate?
Do I need any paperwork to donate?
Is my vehicle donation tax deductible?
How does the charity I choose benefit from my vehicle donation?
How much of the proceeds from the sale at auction does the charity receive?
My car is in very bad condition, can I still donate it?
Do I get a receipt?
Do I get a free vacation certificate?

Pick-up, Towing, and Sale Questions

Who will pick up my donated vehicle?
How long does it take for my vehicle to be picked up after I donate it?
My vehicle isn’t at my home; will you pick it up somewhere else?
Do I need to be there when my vehicle is picked up?

Title and Registration Questions

What paperwork is required for my vehicle donation?
I don’t have my title, can I still donate my vehicle?
What if my registration is expired?
My car failed the smog test, can it still be donated?
I don’t have insurance on my car, is that a problem?

Don’t see the answer you need? Please call 800-237-5714 or email info@donateacar.com for further information.

Alabama title and registration information:

Alabama Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles 1975 and newer require a title
  • Motorcycles, mopeds and trailers 1975 and newer require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles and boats do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Alabama Department of Revenue.

Alaska title and registration information:

Alaska Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles, motorcycles 1959 and newer require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles and boats do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles.

Arizona title and registration information:

Arizona Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles, motorcycles, trailers, motor homes, ATVs and mobile homes 1925 and newer require a title
  • Boats, mopeds and snowmobiles do not require a title
  • Your title must be notarized

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Arkansas title and registration information:

Arkansas Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles, motorcycles, trailers, RV's, semi trailers, mobile homes and ATVs 1949 and newer require a title
  • Boats, snowmobiles and mopeds do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.

California title and registration information:

California Title Requirements:

  • All motor vehicles and trailers 1923 and newer including motorcycles, boats and RVs
  • Your license plates must stay with your vehicle

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the California Department of Transportation.

Colorado title and registration information:

Colorado Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles moved or operated on the highway 1925 and newer require a title
  • ATVs, farm tractors, snowmobiles, boats and mopeds do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles.

Connecticut title and registration information:

Connecticut Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles, motorcycles, RVs and trailers with a GVW of more than 3000 lbs require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles, mopeds and trailers with a GVW of < 3000 lbs are not titled

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles.

Delaware title and registration information:

Delaware Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles, motorcycles, mopeds and RVs 1921 and newer require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles and boats do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles.

Florida title and registration information:

Florida Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles, motorcycles, motor homes, trailers with a GVW of 2000 lbs or greater and boats 1923 and newer require a title
  • ATVs purchased after 7/1/2002 require a title
  • Trailers with a GVW of less than 2000 lbs, snowmobiles, mopeds and slide on campers do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Florida Division of Motor Vehicles.

Georgia title and registration information:

Georgia Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles, motorcycles, kit vehicles and trailers with a unladen weight of 2000 lbs or more 1985 and newer require a title
  • Mini motorcycles, boats, boat trailers, ATVs, snowmobiles and homemade trailers do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Georgia Department of Revenue.

Hawaii title and registration information:

Hawaii Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles operated on the highway 1940 and newer require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles, mopeds and boats do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Hawaii Department of Revenue.

Idaho title and registration information:

Idaho Title Requirements:

  • Cars, trucks, trailers, RVs, trailers with an unladen weight of 2000 lbs or more 1927 and newer require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles, off-road motorcycles purchased after 1/1/1991 require a title
  • Mopeds larger than 50cc that travel more than 30 mph require a title
  • Neighborhood electric vehicles purchased after 7/1/2005 require a title
  • Boats 2000 and newer with a permanently attached motor or sail or any boat longer than 12 feet require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Idaho Transportation Department.

Illinois title and registration information:

Illinois Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles, boats, boat trailers, RVs, motorcycles, ATVs (purchased after 1/1/1998) and any vehicle that moves upon the highways 1934 and newer requires a title
  • Snowmobiles do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Illinois Secratary of State.

Indiana title and registration information:

Indiana Title Requirements:

  • Any motor vehicle, motorcycle, semi trailer, utility trailer, RV and boat must be titled
  • Boats purchased after 1/1/1986 with a purchase price of $3000 or more requires a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Iowa title and registration information:

Iowa Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, motorcycles, trailers with an unladen weight of more than 2000 lbs, semi-trailers, boats over 17 ft or boats with a lien, mopeds, snowmobiles acquired after 1/1/1998 and ATVs acquired after 1/1/2000 require a title
  • Trailers and semi-trailers with an unladen weight of 2000 lbs or less do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Iowa Department of Transportation.

Kansas title and registration information:

Kansas Title Requirements:

  • All passenger vehicles, RVs mobile homes, mopeds, motorcycles, trailers with a GVW of 2000 lbs or more, farm trailers with a GVW of 6000 lbs or more and ATVs 1929 and newer require a title
  • Snowmobiles, farm tractors and road rollers are not titled

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Kansas Department of Revenue.

Kentucky title and registration information:

Kentucky Title Requirements:

  • All motor vehicles, boats, motorcycles, RVs and trailers require a title
  • Junked vehicles, snowmobiles, mopeds and ATVs do not require a title
  • Your title most be notarized
  • Your license plates must stay with your vehicle

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Kentucky Motor Vehicle Licensing.

Louisiana title and registration information:

Louisiana Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles require a title regardless of weight, size or use
  • Snowmobiles and boats do not require a title
  • Your title must be notarized

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles.

Maine title and registration information:

Maine Title Requirements:

  • All passenger vehicles 15 years old or newer require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles, mopeds, boats, trailers with an unladen weight of less than 3000 lbs and motorcycles less than 300 cc do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Maryland title and registration information:

Maryland Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles except mopeds, ATVs and snowmobiles require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration.

Massachusetts title and registration information:

Massachusetts Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles, motorcycles, buses, RVs, government owned vehicles, kit vehicles, trailers with a GVW of 3000 lbs or more, and reconstructed vehicles 1972 and newer require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles, trailers with a GVW of less than 3000 lbs and mopeds do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles.

Michigan title and registration information:

Michigan Title Requirements:

  • Cars, trucks, motorcycles, ATVs, campers, pickup campers (since 1991), trailers over 2500 lbs, boats 20' and over, any boat with a permanently attached motor newer than 1919 require a title
  • Snowmobiles, mopeds, trailers less than 2500 lbs, boats 20' and shorter without fixed motors do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Michigan Department of State.

Minnesota title and registration information:

Minnesota Title Requirements:

  • Passenger vehicles, motorcycles, mopeds and RVs require a title
  • ATVs, trailers with a GVW less than 4000 lbs, agricultural trailers, ATVs and snowmobiles do not require a title
  • Boats newer than 1991 require a title unless they are less than 16' long
  • Your license plates must stay with your vehicle

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services.

Mississippi title and registration information:

Mississippi Title Requirements:

  • Passenger cars, motorcycles, mopeds and RVs newer than 1969 require a title
  • Snowmobiles, ATVs, boats and utility trailers with a GVW < 5000 lbs do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.

Missouri title and registration information:

Missouri Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles including passenger vehicles, motorized boats, sailboats 12' or greater, motorcycles and ATVs require a title
  • Mopeds and snowmobiles do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Missouri Department of Revenue.

Montana title and registration information:

Montana Title Requirements:

  • All passenger vehicles, boats, snowmobiles, motorcycles, RVs and ATVs require a title
  • Non-motorized boats less than 12' and mopeds do not require a title
  • Your title must be notarized

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Montana Department of Justice.

Nebraska title and registration information:

Nebraska Title Requirements:

  • All passenger cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, travel trailers and trailers with a GVW of 9000 or more require a title
  • ATVs and mini-bikes purchased after 1/1/2004 require a title
  • Boats purchased after 11/1/1972 require a title
  • Snowmobiles, and trailers with a GVW less than 9000 lbs do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Nebraska Online DMV.

Nevada title and registration information:

Nevada Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, motorcycles, kit vehicles, boats and RVs require a title
  • Snowmobiles and ATVs do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Nevada DMV.

New Hampshire title and registration information:

New Hampshire Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, motorcycles, trailers with a GVW greater than 3000 lbs, RVs and motor homes newer than 15 years require a title
  • Mopeds, boats, snowmobiles and ATVs do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles.

New Jersey title and registration information:

New Jersey Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, mopeds, RVs, mobile homes, trailers with an unladen weight of more than 2500 lbs and farm implements weighing more than 1500 lbs require a title
  • ATVs, industrial equipment and snowmobiles do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission.

New Mexico title and registration information:

New Mexico Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, trailers, busses, motorcycles, ATVs, motor boats 10' and over require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the New Mexico MVD.

New York title and registration information:

New York Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles manufactured after 1/1/1973 including cars, trucks, kit vehicles, RVs, motorcycles and buses require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles, trailers with an unladen weight of less than 1000 lbs do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the New York DMV.

North Carolina title and registration information:

North Carolina Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles manufactured after 1/1/1973 including cars, trucks, kit vehicles, RVs, motorcycles and buses require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles, trailers with an unladen weight of less than 1000 lbs do not require a title
  • Your title must be notarized

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles.

North Dakota title and registration information:

North Dakota Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, boats and trailers weighing more than 1500 lbs newer than 1927 require a title
  • Boats, trailers weighing less than 1500 lbs and snowmobiles do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the North Dakota Department of Transportation.

Ohio title and registration information:

Ohio Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles since 1938 including cars, trucks, RVs, ATVs and motorcycles require a title
  • Trailers with an unladen weight of 4000 lbs or less, farm equipment and construction equipment do not require a title
  • All boats over 14' and all motorized boats require a title
  • Your title must be notarized

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Oklahoma title and registration information:

Oklahoma Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles including cars, trucks, commercial trailers, pop-up trailers, mopeds and boats require a title
  • ATVs purchased after 7/1/2005 require a title
  • Snowmobiles do not require a title
  • Your title must be notarized
  • Your license plates must remain with your vehicle

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.

Oregon title and registration information:

Oregon Title Requirements:

  • All motor vehicles driven or moved upon the highway newer than 1925 including motorcycles, mopeds, trailers with a loaded weight of more than 1800 lbs and RVs require a title
  • ATVs and snowmobiles do not require a title
  • Boats are titled through the OR state Marine Board
  • Your license plates must remain with your vehicle

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Oregon DMV.

Pennsylvania title and registration information:

Pennsylvania Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, ATVs, motorcycles, mopeds, snowmobiles and RVs newer than 1923 require a title
  • Please contact us regarding boat titles
  • Your title must be notarized

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Rhode Island title and registration information:

Rhode Island Title Requirements:

  • Titles are issued on all vehicles 1973 and newer but are not required on vehicles more than 10 years old.
  • Boats less than 14', snowmobiles, ATVs and trailers with a capacity of 3000 lbs or less do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles.

South Carolina title and registration information:

South Carolina Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, motorcycles, motor homes, RVs and home-made vehicles newer than 1958 require a title
  • Mopeds, snowmobiles, ATVs do not require a title
  • Please contact DNR regarding boats

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles.

South Dakota title and registration information:

South Dakota Title Requirements:

  • All motor vehicles newer than 1925 including cars, trucks, motorcycles, motorized boats, boats over 12', snowmobiles, and ATV's require a title
  • Mopeds do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

Tennessee title and registration information:

Tennessee Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles operated on the highway including motorcycles, mopeds and camping trailers require a title
  • ATVs, dirt bikes and snowmobiles purchased after 6/1/1983 require a title
  • Boats, boat trailers, pop up campers, utility trailers and farm trailers do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security.

Texas title and registration information:

Texas Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, motorcycles, trailers with an unladen weight of more than 4000 lbs, campers, ATVs and motorized boats greater than 14' require a title
  • Farm equipment, snowmobiles and motorized boats less than 14' do not require a title
  • Your license plates must remain with your vehicle

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

Utah title and registration information:

Utah Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, motorcycles, mopeds, RVs, ATVs and Snowmobiles 1933 and newer require a title
  • Boats built after 1985 require a title
  • Trailers with an unladen weight of less than 750 lbs do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Utah Motor Vehicle Division.

Vermont title and registration information:

Vermont Title Requirements:

  • All cars, trucks, motorcycles 300 cc or more and RVs, 15 years old or newer require a title
  • Boats 1989 or newer or 16' or longer require a tile
  • ATVs and snowmobiles 2004 or newer require a title
  • Trailers with an unladen weigh of less than 1500 lbs and motorcycles less than 300 cc do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Vermont Agency of Transportation.

Virginia title and registration information:

Virginia Title Requirements:

  • All motorized vehicles, motorcycles, boats and RV's require a title
  • ATVs, snowmobiles and mopeds do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Washington DC title and registration information:

Washington DC Title Requirements:

  • All motor vehicles that are moved on the highway including passenger vehicles, motorcycles over 50 cc and trailers require a title
  • Boats more than 14' require a title from the DC Harbor Patrol
  • ATVs, snowmobiles and motorcycles under 50 cc do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Washington DC Department of Motor Vehicles.

Washington title and registration information:

Washington Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles including cars, trucks, ATVs, mopeds, campers and boats require a title
  • Snowmobiles and farm equipment do not require a title
  • You do not need to have your title notarized
  • Your license plate must remain with your vehicle

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Washington Department of Licensing.

West Virginia title and registration information:

West Virginia Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles driven or moved on a highway including boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, trailers and semi-trailers require a title
  • Farm tractors do not require a title

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles.

Wisconsin title and registration information:

Wisconsin Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles newer than 1925 including cars, trucks, motorcycles and RVs require a title
  • Boats are titled by the DNR
  • ATVs are not titled

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles.

Wyoming title and registration information:

Wyoming Title Requirements:

  • All vehicles used on highways including cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs newer than 1935 require a title
  • Mopeds, boats, snowmobiles and trailers with an unladen weight of 1000 lbs or less do not require a title
  • Your title must be notarized

If you have further questions regarding your state’s title requirements please call 800-237-5714. You can also find resources at the Wyoming Department of Transportation.