How Can Someone Look up the Owner of a License Plate?


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One of the best resources for finding a vehicle's owner from a license plate number is Docusearch. People can also find information by using websites, such as PeoplePublicRecords.org, SearchQuarry.com or VehicleDataRegistry.com.

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How Can Someone Look up the Owner of a License Plate?
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Docusearch differs from other public record sites as it employs licensed private investigators to look up a vehicle's owner, the site has listings of the states where it has direct contact with the local department of motor vehicles and can guarantee that information including an address associated with a vehicle is current.

Using Docusearch's service, new users are first contacted to verify their identity and then will receive the results of a search within 1 business day. A detailed report is provided including the owner's name, address, the make, model and year of the car and any financial information that is available regarding loans. A license plate search fee can be paid using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, PayPal or Discover. Forbes magazine reviewed the site's services and named them a "Forbe's Favorite" for the quality of results that are provided.

Other sites that offer similar services using an automated system require that a user sign up and subscribe to a monthly plan to perform a search. These plans can be costly and the results don't always yield accurate results.

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