Step 1:

  • When a Delaware titled vehicle is sold to an out-of-state buyer, the seller must complete the Assignment of Certificate of Title section 1 on the back of the title.
  • Be sure to include the buyer's name and address, date of sale, purchase price, and odometer disclosure.
  • When ownership is indicated on the front of the Delaware title as (& OR) only one seller is required to sign and print their name in section 1.
  • If ownership is indicated on the front of the Delaware title as (AND) all sellers must sign and print their name in section 1.

Step 2:

  • The seller must also complete the back of the registration card or seller's report of sale (all new titles have a detachable report of sale located at the bottom of the title) and forward to the Division of Motor Vehicles:

Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles
Data Management Section
P.O. Box 698
Dover, Delaware 19903

  • Include the buyer's name and address, date and hour of the sale and the seller's signature.

Step 3:

  • The license plate must be removed from the vehicle and returned to any DMV office.
  • If the Delaware registration has expired, the Division will issue a temporary tag to allow the buyer to drive the vehicle to the state where the vehicle will be titled. The tag is available at any DMV office for a fee of $10.00. The buyer must provide valid proof of insurance, bill of sale or certificate of title, vehicle identification number and vehicle make and year.