A bill of sale is a legal document used to transfer ownership of an item from one person to another. Bill of sale forms are similar to retail receipts, but are used to record the sale or transfer of valuable items like cars.
Depending on what you’re buying or selling, you may need to use one of the following types of bill of sale:
Using a bill of sale protects the buyer and the seller from future legal disputes over the item’s condition or ownership. Most states require a completed bill of sale to register a vehicle, and many recommend using a bill of sale if you are buying or selling any item over $500.
You’ll also see a bill of sale referred to as a purchase agreement, a proof of sale, a proof of purchase, a sales receipt, a sales slip, and an as-is bill of sale.
Find your blank bill of sale by state or type below, or download a free bill of sale template for a car and use it to sell your vehicle.