How to Register Your New Salvage Car

A salvage title is a vehicle title issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). It shows the insurance company has declared the vehicle a total loss. Applying for a salvage title involves gathering specific documents and meeting certain requirements, which vary from state to state. This video shows you how to register a salvage without undergoing inspections. If you purchase a salvage car directly from the owner, you must repair it before registration. Once you revive the car, you can apply for the salvage title.

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Some states will demand a rebuild inspection to verify the repairs before moving to the next step.

Next, you need to gather the necessary documents. They include a bill of sale, original salvage title, and other paperwork required by the DMV. Visit your local DMV office to submit the application. Applying for a salvage title requires you to pay the application fee, which also varies depending on the state. You can also search your state’s DMV offices online and check if you can apply via mail.

Registering a salvage car isn’t a cakewalk. If you want to prepare your repairable salvage vehicle for sale, consider contacting experts to guide you. Some insuarance companies specialize in these cases and can advise you on how to pass the registration process without necessarily going through the inspection process.


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