FL purchase for parts only of a vehicle with certificate of destruction. Will this be a problem?

If you are a FL customer who is purchasing a Certificate of destruction titled vehicle, you can only use it for parts or export only. You should not have any problems doing that. You cannot rebuild Certificate of destruction for export only. US customers – Parts only. Read more

A certificate from Ohio can it become a title in if reconstruction is done?

Yes, OH salvage titles/certificates will become reconstructed title after reconstruction process in done. Read more

What does it mean by “FL CERTIFICATE OF DESTRUCTION FOR EXPORT ONLY. US CUSTOMERS – PARTS ONLY. NO TITLE”?

I am little curious. What does it mean by “FL CERTIFICATE OF DESTRUCTION FOR EXPORT ONLY. US CUSTOMERS – PARTS ONLY. NO TITLE” seen in inventory no 1802309662. In this case, if I am importing this vehicle to my country, Sweden, what is the title of the car? Because we are suppose to declare the title of the car at Sweden custom department where they decide whether I can register this car in Sweden. If car can runs and drive why the auction people are not giving a title to the car?


Each state has different laws on how the insurance company treats a damaged (flood) vehicle. Some states will make it a salvage title vehicle, some will make it parts only. In this case, you will receive a FL Certificate of Destruction. If you were in USA, this would mean a parts only vehicle to you. For export, it depends on the country if you can register it or not. Please find out from your customs what this would mean in Sweden. Read more

On Certificate of Destruction titles it say for Export Only. Does that refer to out of the state it is in or country?

Export means out of the country. For Certificate of Destruction titles, you can only part them out in USA or use them for export overseas. Read more

Can I register the car and drive it in the United States?

If it’s a clean title, yes. If it’s a salvage title, you would first have to do a reconstruction on it in your state in order for it to become street legal again. Parts only or certificate of destructions cannot be registered in the USA. They can only be used for parts. Read more