A Bill of Sale is a key document for both buyers and sellers in any used vehicle transaction.
While not every state DMV will require a bill of sale, it is always good to create one when buying or selling a used car.
Depending on your needs, this page will provide you with the exact Bill of Sale form that’s right for you.
We’ve compiled a list of all the bill of sale PDF forms from the different state DMVs, plus, we’ve got a generic template that you can use to create and print your own Bill of Sale – all for free!
Generic Bill of Sale Template
In most cases, you can use a generic bill of sale form as long as it contains all the necessary information and signatures required by your state.
VINvaquero.com has created a free bill of sale generator that you can use to make filling out, printing, and signing the form simple.
All you need to do is enter the necessary information, print a couple copies, collect the buyer and seller signatures, and you’re good to go.
Fill in everything on your computer or phone, or print out a blank copy and fill it out later.
DMV Bill of Sale Forms
Some state DMVs have official Bill of Sale forms that you can use when buying or selling a used vehicle.
You can find the DMV bill of sale forms for the respective states by following the links below.
In another section, we’ll dive a little deeper into the different bill of sale requirements by state.
States that Require a Bill of Sale
While a bill of sale is always a smart thing to have in any used vehicle transactions, some states actually make it a requirement as part of the registration and title transfer process.
In these states, you MUST complete and sign a bill of sale to submit to the DMV.
States that require a bill of sale for used vehicle transactions include:
- New York
- Rhode Island
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
States that Require a Notarized Bill of Sale
Additionally, some states will require that the signatures on the bill of sale are notarized.
States that require a notarized bill of sale include:
- New Hampshire
- West Virginia
Learn more about filling out a bill of sale.