Impound Vehicles

Impounded vehicle
If your vehicle has been impounded by the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office, you will need to go the Sheriff’s Office with the follow documents and also pay a fee.
To release an Impounded vehicle:
  • You will need to have proof of ownership (registration or title), or a notarized note from the owner giving permission to the person authorized to pick up the vehicle. 
  • Proof of insurance, on the vehicle that is impounded. 
  • A driver with a valid drivers license (does not need to be from Oregon). 
  • Cash money, $50.00, for the impound fee of the vehicle.  Y
You will be given a form stating that you have paid the Sheriff’s Office fees and your vehicle may be released to you upon paying the tow bill.
If the vehicle was towed / impounded for safekeeping, you will be able to pick up the vehicle without having to provide the above information to the Sheriff’s Office.  You will have a towing fee to pay at the wreckers office.