Cayuga County government COVID-19 status report for Monday, April 6

Cayuga County government COVID-19 status report for Monday, April 6

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The following update has been released by Cayuga County government in connection with the local response to the novel coronavirus:

Cayuga County Response to COVID-19

Status Report 4/6/20

County Office Building closed to the public – Hotline instituted

Please contact the county hotline 315-253-1355 and call takers will direct you to the appropriate department for assistance. The hotline is staffed Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am - 12 pm.

Please check the county’s COVID-19 web page at for daily updates on department operations and community resources.

You can also find department contact information on our department pages at Departments are working at reduced staffing and in some cases remotely. Please use the phone numbers listed on the respective department pages to get in contact with staff. Leave a phone message as necessary. Staff will get back to you as soon as they can.

If you have coronavirus-related health questions, you can call Upstate University Hospital’s 24-hour triage hotline at 315-464-3979. For general questions call the NYS Department of Health coronavirus hotline at 1-888-364-3065.

While the county encourages social distancing, we also want to remain connected with residents. Don’t miss any updates by signing up for automatic email and/or text message notifications at Click the mail or phone icon next to Coronavirus COVID-19 Response in the alert center and you will be notified as soon a new update is posted. Please note: If you have previously signed up for other alerts, you need to visit the again and subscribe to the COVID-19 alert.

Amidst this health crisis, Cayuga County government remains committed to serving your needs!

Below you can find important updates for county departments as of 4/6/20:

Department of Motor Vehicles

Temporary process for registering a vehicle with new plates or plate transfer

Reregistering a vehicle with new plates or transferring a registration

(If registering anything other than a vehicle, please contact the office at 315-253-1241)

1. The following items are required to reregister a vehicle previously registered to you:

A photocopy of your NYS Drivers License, Non-Drivers ID or Permit

-If you do not have one, please refer to list of identification allowed on the ID-82

Completed MV-82 Registration Form

-Indicate what you need – (transfer/plates/renewal)

-Please make sure you sign it on the back

Proof of NYS Insurance

-Must be bar-coded and be in effect to register the vehicle (can be faxed to (315) 253-1006)

Ownership: If the title is in multiple names, in addition to yours, a copy of the title is required.

Payment: See below

2. The following items are required to register a vehicle for the first time: New Plates or Transfer plates

First 3 items above and

Proof of Ownership (NYS Title or Out of State Title)

-Must be original and signed

-Odometer & damage statement complete

Bill of sale

-Handwritten is acceptable

Completed Sales Tax FormDTF-802

-Please make sure you sign by Purchaser’s Certification and provide your social security number

Payment Options

-Check or Money Order made payable to “The Cayuga County Clerk”

-You may calculate your fees online with the DMV Registration Fee Calculator

-Then add your sales tax based on the purchase price of the vehicle and not the total DMV fees calculated

-If unable to calculate the fees, you may provide a blank personal check and we can call to confirm the amount with you

3. If transferring plates

-Please check “Transfer Plates” on the MV-82 and provide the plate number

-Do not move your plates to the vehicle and operate it until you receive your new registration sticker and document in the mail

Mail All Documents to

-The Cayuga County DMV, 160 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY 13021


-Call us at 315-253-1241

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