You must cancel your license plates online or in person at a nearby DMV office. You will receive a receipt for your plate return. Please submit that receipt called the Plate Disposition Receipt. Here is an Example of a Receipt
This form has the termination date & termination reason.
Motor Vehicle Adjustments:
~Bring proof to the Assessor's Office
~Acceptable types of proof include the plate disposition receipt, a bill of sale, letter from insurance company showing the vehicle identification number, the date that the vehicle was totally destroyed, and a copy of the police report if the car was stolen and not recovered or a copy of the out-of-state registration depending on the termination reason.
~Use Orange 107 for town tax code on registration to prevent being taxed by the wrong town.
Use this link to access the CT DMV for questions and forms
PLEASE NOTE IF THE PLATE WAS TRANSFERRED FROM ONE VEHICLE TO ANOTHER; NO PAPERWORK IS REQUIRED AS THIS WILL BE UPDATED ON THE NEXT LISTING.
SALE of your Motor Vehicle:
A copy of the dated bill of sale.
A copy of the dated purchase agreement showing the trade-in or odometer statement.
A letter from the insurance company identifying the vehicle and date of loss.
A receipt from the junkyard identifying the vehicle and date junked.
A copy of the dated donation letter from the charity receiving the vehicle.
MOVED – OUT–OF-STATE:
A copy of your dated out-of-state registration.
A dated letter from the bank or repossession company.
TRANSFERRED your title *:
A copy of the dated and signed title indicating new owner, address & date of transfer.
*No proration for transfers between family members unless that family member registered the vehicle out-of-state.
A letter from your insurance company identifying the vehicle and indicating that the vehicle was stolen and not recovered.
QUESTIONS – 203-891-4724 FAX 203-891-2185