A Bill of Sale form is an important document for any vehicle sale. Therefore having a Bill of Sale helps you keep important transaction details. So be smart and write a Bill of Sale Form whenever you sell or buy a vehicle to or from a private person.
Below you’ll find the specific required DMV Bill of Sale Form for your state. Also you’ll learn how to fill out correctly the Bill of Sale form in your state with examples and instructions.
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Learn below how to create a legally binding Bill Of Sale
Be smart and write a Bill of Sale Form whenever you buy a vehicle from, or sell one to, another person.
If you live in these states – Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia, your state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires from you to obtain a specific Bill of Sale (see details below).
If you live in other states the Bill of Sale Form may be optional but the DMV Bill of Sale Form is an important part of any vehicle transaction for both the buyer and the seller. So be SAFE and MAKE ONE! We’ll show you how right now!
If you live in a state that doesn’t require or offer a specific Bill of Sale Form you can use this popular generic DMV Bill of Sale Form:
– click here to download a printable, generic, DMV Bill of Sale Form.
States Requiring State-specific Bill of Sale Forms
These states do require a specific DMV Bill of Sale Form and you can find details by clicking on the specific state: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.
Full details for the state you live in
While a Bill of Sale Form is an essential part of the sale process, it generally does not prove ownership. Keep in mind that only a title transfer proves ownership of a vehicle. So in order to fully complete the sale, remember to transfer your title right away.
To find all the details for the state you live in click above on your state.
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How to complete a Bill of Sale
If you’re not sure how to complete correctly a Bill of Sale Form here you will find details. You will find also a step by step tutorial: Guide to complete a Bill of Sale Form.
You should remember that the names of both the seller and the buyer are always completed using PRINTED NAMES. A printed name means to use only Capital Letters to write the name.
Also you should know that you can complete a Bill of Sale form by hand but don’t forget to use a pen and not a pencil. Moreover you should use blue or black ink. And if you are completing the form on your device (phone, tablet, computer) usually a form is a fillable PDF that works best with Adobe Acrobat Reader.