Car Donations California Title - Reg 262 Form
Can I donate my vehicle without a title in California - CA?
In California you can donate your car or any vehicle without a certificate of title. However, you have to obtain the appropriate form from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in order to do this.
For vehicles 1997 or new you need to obtain a reg 262 form. If you want to find more information about this form, you can at the DMV site.
For vehicles 1996 or older you need to obtain a reg 227 form. Click here for information about the Reg 227 form.
An excerpt from the California DMV website:
- The Vehicle/Vessel Transfer and Reassignment Form (REG 262) is a single-page multipurpose form that combines odometer disclosure, bill of sale, and power of attorney.
- To obtain a REG 262 form, call DMV’s Automated Telephone Service at 1-800-777-0133 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) to have a form mailed to you