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You can generate a FREE Bill of Sale Form on Bill of Sale powered by by answering our quick online questionnaire. When you’re ready to buy or sell the vehicle, you must complete and sign your bill of sale document to finalize the transaction. Click below to start!


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Complete our basic questionnaire to generate your FREE Bill of Sale Form.

Save & Print

Save your bill of sale form to your computer and print it! Remember to bring an original copy to the DMV when registering your vehicle.

Sign & Make It Legal

Once the buyer and seller agree to proceed with the transaction, both parties must sign the form to finalize the sale. Visit our Buying and Selling page to learn more.

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Who Needs a Bill of Sale?

You can use a bill of sale form as proof of purchase – just like a receipt. The DMV requires one when you register a vehicle for the first time. It will generally include transaction details, such as:

  • A description of the vehicle (i.e., make, model, year and body style).
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).
  • The final sale price of the vehicle.
  • Buyer’s name and address.
  • Seller’s name and address.
  • Sale date and location.
  • Transaction details (i.e., purchase price, terms, or gift).

  • Warranty details (typically sold on an “as-is” basis).

After signing a bill of sale document, the buyer must submit an original copy (plus a properly assigned certificate of title) to register the vehicle with the DMV.


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What Makes a Good Bill of Sale Form

Location of Sale

Enter the county, city and state of the transaction.

Mailing Address

There are fields to add the mailing addresses of both the buyer and seller.

The Seller & Buyer

Enter the buyer and seller names, and sign the appropriate fields.

Select Vehicle

Once you find the vehicle you want, be sure to check the Vehicle History Report (VHR) to ensure you’re purchasing the right one.

Vehicle Description

Include the make, model, year, color, VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), and odometer reading.

The Bill of Sale

Once you generate your FREE Bill of Sale Form on, you can print a copy on legal paper and submit it at a DMV office in your area.

Support, Questions, and Everything Else

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Bill of Sale?

A bill of sale is proof of a transaction. To transfer the title of a vehicle, you’ll typically need to have a properly completed bill of sale form. A bill of sale form also helps the DMV keep track of car sales, and protects both parties after a vehicle sale.

Where Can I Get a Bill of Sale?

This will depend on your state. In California, you can pick one up at a DMV office or download/print one from the California DMV website. If you live in other states, get in touch with your local DMV office to find out if they have any forms available.

Alternatively, you can also get a Bill of Sale online at Bill of Sale powered by for FREE. Click here to proceed.

What Are Your Next Steps?

Once you have a signed bill of sale (and a properly assigned vehicle title), the buyer will need to visit the DMV with all required documentation to register the vehicle. Some states also require the seller to file a release of liability. Contact your DMV for specific instructions in your state.

Why do you need a Bill of Sale?

Your bill of sale is a form of receipt. It is also a record of the condition and mileage of the vehicle. If the buyer were to claim that he or she never purchased the vehicle, you would have documentation that proves you are not liable for anything that happens after a particular date.

What Type of Information Does a Bill of Sale Contain?

A bill of sale goes beyond just a sale price and date. We suggest gathering a range of important details before you complete and sign the bill of sale, including the:

  • Make, model, color and vehicle description.
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and odometer reading.
  • Full names of both the buyer and and the seller.
  • Phone numbers for both parties.
  • Sale price.

Notably, both the buyer and seller must sign and date the document to make it official.


Vehicle History Report

Previous Owners

Once you gain access to your vehicle’s history, you’ll be able to view general details about the previous vehicle owners, and the corresponding dates of each title transfer.

Previous States

If your vehicle was titled and registered in other states, the report will indicate which states.

Past Records

Your Vehicle History Report (VHR) will show any available past history in chronological order, including service records, accidents, title transfers, or recalls.


What Our Clients Say

Please check out the following Bill of Sale testimonials from some of our happy visitors!

Jon Matthews

Thank you for this bill of sale document. I looked everywhere in 2022 for one and was the only website to offer one at no cost. The process was so easy, too!

Michelle Jones

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Jenny Hart

Happy to have found DMVGO as I did not feel comfortable using the other generic ones I found online. Now that I have a bill of sale in hand, I can finally purchase the vehicle, register and title it.

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