What you need to sell a car when the owner has passed away

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Losing a loved one is a difficult time for anyone, especially when it comes to making decisions over their personal effects. Going through sentimental and cherished items is always hard but selling a car can bring its own set of logistical problems.

That’s why Arnold Clark are here to help you every step of the way. If you’re considering selling the car of a deceased person, please use our step-by-step guide below to find out how we can help and what documentation you’ll need. We understand that this is going to be a difficult time, but we hope to make this process as simple as possible for you. Just contact your local Arnold Clark branch, and we’ll be there to offer you a helping hand.

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Do you have a copy of the death certificate?

We’ll need this to proceed.

If you don’t have this, we’ll also accept a copy of an interim death certificate or coroner’s certificate.