Contact the Division of Field Investigation-Auto Theft & Salvage Unit

As of December 6, 2017, we are processing applications that were received in our office on October 13, 2017.

We typically issue titles within 5 days of a salvage examination. However, based on policy and procedure, some titles may take up to 10 days.  You can use the link below to check the title issuance status for your vehicle:
https://process.dmv.ny.gov/TitleStatus/

 

Mailing Address

Auto Theft & Salvage, DFI
P.O. Box 2105
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY  12220-0105

 

Phone numbers

Schedule a Salvage Exam and transport permit questions
8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

1-518-486-6560

 

Cancel a Salvage exam
1-518- 474-0955

 

Salvage paperwork and salvage titles
Tuesdays - Thursdays 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

1-518-473-0399