Refund on Registration Fees


Upon the transfer  of ownership of a motor vehicle, a refund of the unused fees is available. The refund is based on the number of months remaining in the registration period from the date of the transfer.

Please note:   The registered owner shall make a refund claim for the unused fees within  sixty (60) days after the date of transfer.  If the owner fails to claim a  refund within the sixty (60) day period, they forfeit their right to the refund.

To apply for a  refund, the registered owner must do the following:

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Return the registration certificate
  Return of at least one Plate
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Affidavit for Refund     must be completed and signed by the registered owner

If you have relocated to another state and need to make claim for your refund  you must:

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Return the registration certificate
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Return of at least one Plate
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Send a copy of the registration certificate from the current state as proof of change in residence

You may mail your information to:   

  Dawson County Treasurer
  700 North Washington Street
  Room B
  Lexington, NE  688850