Regardless of why you are getting rid of your car or disposing of it, you need to take the necessary steps to deregister your vehicle. There are a number of reasons why someone would be doing this and it can be to change owners of the car or the car may no longer be in driving conditions. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you look into doing this to ensure things are done properly.

One of the first things you should do is call your local insurance company where the car is insured. They can help you with getting to the right places and they can also help you alert the DMV that you want to unregister your car. You need to cancel the insurance on the car itself as well.

If you are going to be changing owners, both parties need to contact a transport agency within a 7 day time frame and you as the seller need to complete a form showing that you have sold the car to someone else. These forms are often referred to as a MR13A and you can typically get them at your local post office. You should get everything copied document wise for both parties in case there are any errors or issues along the way or in the future. Desguaces en Vizcaya.

If your car is in an accident and is considered to be no longer drivable, there are also steps to take to unregister it. You need to cancel insurance as well as all license plate and registration tags on the car. You need to determine if the car will go to a scrap yard or if you are going to temporarily deregister it. If you plan on sending it to a scrap yard you can fill out an application online to deregister the car and obtain a transaction pin. You will have 5 days from the time you complete your application to send it to a scrap yard and you will need to take them the application form as well as and road tax fees.

There are some people that need to unregister a car that has been stolen or damaged at some point. You need to deregister your vehicle no more than 3 months after the incident and if your car has been reported stolen or lost you have an extended time frame to get your car deregistered.

Keep in mind that driving a vehicle that is not registered is a crime and can result in fines and other penalties. If you need to get it somewhere, you will need to have it towed and you are responsible for the charges needed.

Author's Bio: 

Oliver Villa is a writer who loves to write almost anything that comes in his mind. He started writing articles since February 2007 and start to write about Cars and Trucks and in General, Technology. Now he accept clients who need an article or content for his website.