- Registered Owner's Name
- Vehicle Information (year, make, model, etc)
- Leinholder, if provided
- Same Business Day
- CA license plate number or VIN
Estimated Return Time:
Our California License Plate Search is guaranteed to return the current registered owner’s name along with the vehicle make, model, year, vehicle identification number (VIN) and tag expiration date. By California law, search results will not include any address information.
Lookup a California License Plate #
If you need to find the registered owner of a California vehicle via a license plate lookup, you’ve come to the right place. There are many unscrupulous websites that will try to offer you a free license plate or VIN search, but those sites do not have access to real up-to-date records because vehicle registration information is not available to the general public, and is never free. California DMV records may only be accessed by approved, authorized authorities, like government officials, insurance companies or law enforcement personnel or licensed investigators, like Docusearch. If you order a so-called free license plate lookup online, you are receiving records that are outdated and useless.
As licensed private investigators, Docusearch has access to current vehicle owner information in the California State computer. If you have a valid reason for needing to find the owner of a vehicle, like you need to find a person for a court case, then we can help you.
You will be required to select a DPPA Permissible Purpose when placing your order.
Note: We cannot search temporary license plates, commercial vehicles, recreational vehicles, trailers or handicapped plates .
What to Expect:
Sample Results:California License Plate Number Lookup
VALID DATE: 07-24-2009
EXPIRATION DATE: 07-01-2011
DECAL NUMBER: 12083971
VEHICLE CLASS: 001
********** VEHICLE INFORMATION **********
********** REGISTERED OWNER INFORMATION **********
NAME: BRUNO GOMES SMITH
Note: This is a sample of a typical returned search, however actual results may vary.
- Hand-searched by experienced and licensed investigators and returned the same business day. (Normally within hours)
- We return the current owners name and vehicle details for the submitted license plate (or VIN) obtained directly from the State DMV authority.
- No subscription or sign-up fee. Simply pay a one-time $39 per license plate with no future commitment.
- Sure, it may be instant, but what good is it if results are not current? Read the small print. They admit that there is no guarantee of accuracy.
- If any results are returned, they will likely be for a previous owner of the license plate. This is because current license plate data is never sold to data brokers.
- Others require you to pay a monthly subscription fee to access their stale database
How Docusearch Results Compares to Others
Reviews:California License Plate Search Rated 4.98 out of 5 based on 173 ratings and 173 customer reviews. The reviews provided below were submitted by actual Docusearch clients who have purchased this search and have expressed their opinion.
California License Plate Search Reviews
Search results for the California License Plate Lookup will include the registered owners name and other information as provided on the vehicle registration. However, by California state law, your search results will not include any address information.
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