Who needs an MV-221 form?
This form is used by car owners in case the registration of their motor vehicles is suspended. Each driver has to send the proof of insurance to the Department of Transportation within 30 days of the date of cancellation. If the motor vehicle was not driven during 30 days due to a lapse of insurance, form MV-221 must be completed.
What is the MV-221 form for?
The Statement of non-operation of vehicle(s) serves as a proof that the driver hasn’t operated the vehicle for 30 days or less because of a lapse in insurance.
What documents must accompany the MV-221 form?
Depending on the case, the driver may have to attach proof of insurance and proof of the payment the restoration fee.
When is the MV-221 form due?
The owner of the motor vehicle has to provide this statement within 30 days of the cancellation date or whenever there is a need. The statement cannot be used if the insurance lapse is more than 30 days. The estimated time required to complete the form is 15 minutes.
What information should be provided in the MV-221 form?
The form is completed by the owner of the motor vehicle. It must contain the following information:
- Name of the car owner
- Date of the cancellation of insurance
- Date of the insurance replacement
- Number of Driver’s License
- Date of the birth
- Telephone number
- Number of the license plate
- Identification number of the motor vehicle
- Year of making
The owner and co-owner of the motor vehicle must sign and date the statement.
What do I do with the form after its completion?
Once the statement is completed and signed, it should be sent to the PA Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 68674, Harrisburg, PA 17106-8674