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Selling, Donating or Gifting a Vehicle

General Information

You can sell, donate, or gift your vehicle if all loans on the vehicle are paid off and you have the original title to give to the new owner.
When you sell, donate, or gift your vehicle:
  • Sign the back of the title, as the seller. If you are not the owner on the title, you may use a Bill of Sale (Form 735-501);
  • Write the odometer reading on the back of the title; and
  • Notify DMV within 10 days, as required by law.  You can notify us online or submit a Notice of Sale or Transfer of a Vehicle (Form 735-6890) to DMV. You will still be listed as the owner on DMV records until the new owner transfers the title.
You can get further information on your responsibilities by viewing Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 803.112 to 803.117, and Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 735-020-0080.