If a vehicle has been involved in an accident and declared to be a total loss by the owner or the insurance company, the Wyoming Department of Motor Vehicles will brand it with a salvage title.
Generally, a salvage title car cannot be driven on public roads in Wyoming until it has been adequately repaired, inspected, rebranded as “rebuilt” or “revived”, registered, and insured.
This page will cover the salvage title process in Wyoming, and provide you with tips on how to get a salvage vehicle back on the road.
For official information or questions about your specific situation, please contact your local Wyoming DMV office or visit the official DMV website:
What is a Salvage Title in Wyoming?
Like many other states, a salvage title in Wyoming means that the vehicle has been reported to the DMV to be a total loss, wrecked, or damaged to the point where it is no longer roadworthy.
A vehicle is considered salvage in Wyoming if estimated repairs exceed 75% of the actual retail cash value.
Wyoming salvage title cars cannot be driven until they have been repaired and inspected.
How to Get a Salvage Title Cleared in Wyoming
To apply for a rebuilt salvage title and decal, you’ll need to visit your local county clerk office to obtain a salvage title.
Once the repairs have been made, you’ll need to:
- Send a copy of your salvage title.
- Complete the Application for Rebuilt Salvage Vehicle Decal: https://www.dot.state.wy.us/files/live/sites/wydot/files/shared/Motor%20Vehicle%20Services/MV-600%20REBUILT%20DECAL%20APPLICATION%2010-21.pdf
- Submit a photo of the repaired vehicle and any necessary documentation for parts and labor.
- Mail the application to the address on the form.
Once your application has been process, you’ll receive a salvage decal which will need to be placed:
- On the driver’s side door jamb (for cars).
- On the fork opposite the VIN (for motorcycles).
You’ll also need to complete a Certification of Correct VIN Number inspection with a law enforcement officer.
Register a Salvage Title Car in Wyoming
Once you’ve completed the necessary inspections, visit your local county clerk’s office to submit the documentation, paperwork, and fees to re-title and re-register your vehicle.
- What is a Salvage Title?
- What is a Rebuilt Title?
- Salvage Title Insurance
- Buying a Car with a Salvage Title
If you’re in the market to buy, sell, or register a salvage title vehicle in Wyoming, VINvaquero.com has the free resources you need to get back on the road.
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