Is It Possible To Sell A Junk Car Without a Registration?

Recycling an old vehicle is a great way to get some quick cash. But most companies that recycle vehicles will not take one if they do not have the title and registration ready. In fact, in most of the country it is legally impossible to recycle cars without proper documents first. That said, in most cases it is ok if you do not have your title. The bare minimum that is needed to recycle a vehicle is the registration and a copy of your driver’s license. If you are specifically looking to sell a truck or car, and have questions about how the process works or want a quote, we can help. We serve Massachusetts with junk vehicle pickup and recycling services. 

What Paperwork Do You Need To Recycle A Car Or Truck

Before a vehicle can be recycled the ownership of the vehicle needs to be transferred to the recycling facility. The RMV or DMV in your state needs to be made aware of the transfer of ownership before the vehicle is salvaged and scrapped. In order to do this, vehicle owners need to provide their Title and Registration, or its registration and a copy of their driver’s license. Most vehicle scrapping companies will help with the forms and paperwork that officially transfer ownership of the junk vehicle to their yard. At that point, the process is pretty hands off. In a sense, you are selling your junk vehicle to the recycling center, and once they own the car, they can handle the process of disposal and recycling. The auto recycling center is responsible for filling out forms that include their name, the date of the transaction, the vehicle identification number, the make and model, and other important information. 

How Do YOu REplace A Missing Title For A Junk Car

If you do not have the appropriate paperwork for a vehicle, most junk car recycling businesses will not be able to buy the car off you. In order to rectify this, you will need to work with your local RMV or DMV to get a copy of your vehicle’s title and/or registration. If the owner of the vehicle is either not available or cannot get to a local DMV or RMV, they will need to fill out a power of attorney form to give someone else the ability to request those forms on their behalf. 

Contact Chuckran Auto Parts For Vehicle Recycling in Massachusetts

If you live in Massachusetts and have any questions about the process of recycling your vehicle, please give us a call. We would be happy to answer questions, provide quotes, and help you get started on your vehicle recycling project. 

Scrap/Scale Office

 Current Junk car price:

$210 per Net Ton/$235 Per Gross Ton

Ferrous Metals

Cast Iron

Motor Blocks (Drained)$209NT$235 GT
Brake Rotors & Drums$209 NT$235 GT

Cars & Light Duty Trucks

Cars$210 NT$235 GT
Light Duty Trucks$210 NT$235 GT
Auto Light Iron$190 NT$212 GT

Heavy Duty Trucks

Heavy Duty Trucks$ PORPer Gross Ton

Auto Scrap

Batteries$5.00 / each
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