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Required Information to Release Vehicle

The vehicle can be released to the registered owner or a relative with the same last name. In addition to paying fees, you will need the following to release your vehicle:

  • Proof of Insurance in Your Name
  • Current Registration, Title, or Lease Agreement
  • License Plate Number or Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Picture ID, Such as Driver's License or Minnesota ID Card
  • A Licensed Driver is Required to Drive the Vehicle From the Lot. Otherwise, You May Arrange to Have the Vehicle Towed From the Lot.

Accepted Forms for Payment

  • Cash Only for Vehicles Towed Outside of Minneapolis
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express
  • Personal Checks, Traveler's Checks, Money Orders, Cashier Checks
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Authorizing Someone Else to Release Vehicle

A person who is not the registered owner may pick up the vehicle or remove property from the vehicle if they have a notarized statement from the registered owner that includes the following:

  • The Name of the Authorized Person
  • A Photocopy of the Registered Owner's ID or Driver's License.
  • License Plate Number or Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Make and Year of the Vehicle
  • Fax Authorized to the Cedar Lot at (612) 721-2642
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