An Iowa bonded certificate of title is a discretionary mechanism that the Department of Transportation may approve if the chain of ownership of a a motor vehicle is clouded. The Iowa title bond application may be made only after requesting the appropriate title document from the seller as required by law. Vehicles that have been issued a "junking certificate" may also be bonded if the vehicle is twenty five years old or older.
Iowa title bond procedures require an applicant to submit an "Application for Registration and Bonded Certificate of Title for a Vehicle" (Form 411008) with "any written document received at the time the vehicle was acquired, such as a bill of sale or cancelled check." The Department will then:
Applications and supporting documents must be sent to:
Iowa Department of Transportation
Office of Vehicle and Motor Carrier Services
Des Moines, IA 50306
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