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Vehicle Dismantler, Official Business Registration


State Motor Vehicles, Department of

Businesses that dismantle vehicles must register with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

Dismantlers must decide whether to sell a vehicle to a scrap processor within 15 days of acquiring a vehicle. If sold, a salvage certificate is not required. Any sold vehicles must be recorded in the Book of Registry. This form must be mailed to the DMV every month. Otherwise, a salvage certificate may be needed.

NYS Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Bureau of Consumer and Facility Services
Empire State Plaza
P.O. Box 2700
Albany, NY 12220-0700
Phone (518) 474-0919
Fax (518) 473-0160
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