Claim for Refund

If the vehicle is sold and no replacement issued:

  • Return the license plates and current registration receipt.
  • Indicate the date of sale, purchaser's name and address, and vehicle owner(s) signature on the back of the current registration.
  • The vehicle owner(s) must sign Iowa DOT Claim for Refund Form 411047.
  • The claim for refund is forwarded to the Department of Transportation by the Treasurer.
  • A refund of less than $10.00 will not be granted.

If the vehicle is moved out of state:

  • Return the license plates and current registration receipt.
  • Return copy of current out of state registration.
  • The vehicle owner(s) must sign Iowa DOT Claim for Refund Form 411047.
  • The Claim for refund will be processed by the treasurer and forward to the Iowa Department of Transportation.
  • A refund less than $10.00 will not be granted.