Order retail certificates of sale

How do I order Retail Certificates of Sale (MV-50)?

Before we can give you a new book of MV-50 or MV-50Ws, you must return a completely used book to the DMV.

Complete the MV-50 Retail / MV-50 Wholesale Order Form (VS-114I).

  • sign and date your order
  • enclose a check or money order payable to 'Commissioner of Motor Vehicles'
  • write your facility number on the check or money order.

If you want your order returned by express mail delivery service, add $10.00 to the total cost of your order.

Enclose the MV-50 Retail / MV-50 Wholesale Order Form (VS-114I) and the used books that you are returning in one envelope.

Allow 2 -3 weeks for processing and delivery.

For standard mail return service, mail to

NYSDMV Bureau of Consumer & Facility Services
Issuance Unit
P.O. Box 2700
Albany, NY  12220-0700

For express mail return service, mail to

NYSDMV Bureau of Consumer & Facility Services
Issuance Unit
6 Empire State Plaza, Room 220
Albany, NY  12228



How can I check the status of my orders?

You can call the Vehicle Safety automated response system at 1-518-474-2398, and follow the instructions. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You must provide your facility number to use this service.

You can also find the information about your orders online. You will need

  • your facility number
  • facility ZIP Code

For your convenience, many DMV PDF forms can be filled in online and then printed.