REG 65 is used to get refund form DMV for license fee for vehicle if any of the following events below have occurred.
Unrecovered Total Loss-A vehicle subject to registration which has been stolen and not recovered within 60 days from the police report date. The vehicle must be transferred to the individual or company who paid you for the loss of your vehicle (insurance company, etc.) §10902 R&T.
Constructive Total Loss-A vehicle which has been wrecked, destroyed, or damaged to such extent that the owner, or the insurance company, considers it uneconomical to repair the vehicle and because of this, the vehicle is not repaired by or for the person who owned the vehicle (VC §544). A Salvage Certificate must be issued for this vehicle before a refund request will be processed. §11515 VC, §10902 R&T.
Nonrepairable Vehicle-A vehicle that has no value except as a source of parts or scrap metal, or was found completely stripped after the theft, or has been completely burned. (VC §431). A Nonrepairable Certificate must be issued for this vehicle before a refund will be processed. §10902 R&T.