Dismantler’s Handbook of Registration Procedures

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Section 3 of 11

Reporting Documents

3.010 Dismantlers Notice of Acquisition (REG 42)

The Dismantlers Notice of Acquisition (lower portion of the REG 42) is used to report vehicles acquired for dismantling to the department and the Department of Justice.

Within five calendar days (this includes Saturdays, Sundays and state holidays) not including the day of acquisition, the dismantler must mail the original and duplicate copies of the completed Notice of Acquisition as shown below. The postmark date on the envelope will be used to determine compliance. The triplicate copy is retained by the dismantler as a permanent business record.

Mail the original copy to:

Department of Motor Vehicles
PO Box 944292
Sacramento, CA 94244-2920

Mail the duplicate copy to:

Department of Justice
Stolen Vehicle Unit
PO Box 903417
Sacramento, CA 94203-4170