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What forms of payment are accepted?
We accept cash,  credit cards*, debit cards,  money orders or checks with two forms of ID.  We can not accept starter checks or two-party checks. We require a driver's license number and phone number on all checks.   
* Credit cards accepted are :Visa MasterCard, and Discover.

What are your office hours?
We are open from 9am - 5pm weekdays.

When are you the busiest?
Monday mornings and Friday afternoons are typically our busiest times.

I sold my car, what should I do with my license plate?
If you will not be transferring the plate to another vehicle, the plate needs to be turned in before you cancel your insurance.

Vehicle transfer from a deceased owner?
For information, please click here.



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