Chapter 23: Bonds and Certifications
23.035 Return of Motor Vehicle or Vessel Bond Alternatives
A motor vehicle or vessel bond alternative may be returned to the applicant if the following apply:(CCP §4158)
- The vehicle/vessel has ceased to be registered in this state for at least three years.
- The currently valid California certificate of ownership is being surrendered to DMV.
Return of Lawful Money of the United States (Cash Deposit)
Return of a Bearer Bond, Certificate of Deposit, and Assignment as Security
The depositor must send a written request for the return of the certificates of deposit, bearer bonds, investment certificates, share accounts, or savings account to DMV at:
Department of Motor Vehicles
Registration Processing Units, MS C271
PO Box 942869
Sacramento, CA 94269-0001