Surrender IRP registration and plates

To surrender an IRP registration because you do not wish to renew the registration, send the apportioned plates and the cab card to the address below. If you wish to renew at a later time and do not surrender your apportioned plates, you will be charged a registration fee for the entire year.

Surrender an IRP registration by mail

To surrender the IRP registration and delete the vehicle from your fleet 1

  • complete and sign the Schedule A & C (IRP-6 ). In Part 1, Type of Application Requested, check DELETE VEHICLE and complete the Carrier and Fleet Information sections of the form and Part 2, the Deletion section
  • send the apportioned plates and the cab card with Schedule A & C (IRP-6)


Send the surrendered items to

International Registration Bureau
PO Box 2850 ESP
Albany, NY 12220-0850




Surrender an IRP registration at the Customer Service Counter in Albany

To surrender the IRP registration and delete the vehicle from your fleet 2
  • complete and sign form Schedule A & C (IRP-6 ). In Part 1, Type of Application Requested, check DELETE VEHICLE and complete the Carrier and Fleet Information sections of the form and Part 2, the Deletion section
  • bring the completed Schedule A & C (IRP-6), the apportioned plates, and the cab card to 

    Customer Service Counter
    Room 136
    Swan Street Building
    Empire State Plaza
    Albany, NY  12228



How do I get a refund of IRP registration fees I paid to NYS?

You may qualify for a refund of IRP registration fees you paid to NYS if you surrender the apportioned plates to the NYS IRB and any of these listed conditions occurred

  • the NYS IRB made an error and the error is on your invoice
  • you paid duplicate apportioned registration fees for the same vehicle or vehicles
  • you paid standard registration renewal fees in error after you changed to an IRP registration
  • you can provide proof that the last date of operation of a vehicle occurred before the effective date of the IRP registration 3

To request a refund, complete Request for Refund (MV-215), and send it to IRB office. DMV must subtract a $5.00 processing fee from the refund amount, and the minimum amount of a refund is $1.00. You can request a refund only of IRP registration fees under the conditions listed above. You cannot get a refund of cab card fees, vehicle plate fees, or IRP Temporary Authority fees.



How do I get a refund of the NYS portion of the IRP registration fees I paid to other jurisdictions?


You may request a refund of the NYS portion of an IRP registration fee paid to another jurisdiction only if

  • the other jurisdiction made an error and the error is on your invoice
  • you paid duplicate apportioned registration fees for the same vehicle or vehicles


IRB must receive written verification from the other jurisdiction. The verification must include the registered weight of the vehicle, the apportioned mileage percentage, the fee paid to New York State and the reason a refund is requested.

 

 

  • 1. If any apportioned plates are lost or stolen, get a completed form Report of Lost or Stolen Motor Vehicle Items (MV-78B) from a police agency and send form MV-78B with form IRP-6 Surrender the apportioned plates only if no vehicle will replace the current vehicle.
  • 2. If any apportioned plates are lost or stolen, get a completed form Report of Lost or Stolen Motor Vehicle Items (MV-78B) from a police agency and send form MV-78B with form IRP-6 Surrender the apportioned plates only if no vehicle will replace the current vehicle.
  • 3. You must return the unused cab card, sticker and apportioned plates within 60 days after you received them (original) or within 60 days of the effective date of registration (renewal)

Do it by phone

You can't surrender your IPR registration by phone. You can call the IRB with questions at 1-518-473-5834.

Do it by mail

You can surrender your IRP registration by mail. Follow the instructions on this page and Schedule A&C (IRP-6).

Do it at the DMV

You can surrender an IRP registration at the

Customer Service Counter
Room 136
Swan Street Building
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12228

The Customer Service Counter is open 8:00am to 3:45pm, Monday through Friday, except state holidays.

You can't surrender an IRP registration at a DMV local office.

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