Connecticut bill of sale form officially verifies the sale of vehicles, boats, firearms, or other personal items in Connecticut. Once both parties have filled out a bill of sale form and signed it, the sale is complete, and ownership is officially transferred to the buyer.
Bill of Sale is
💡Required to transfer ownership of any motorized vehicle
❌Not required to be notarized or witnessed
Bill of Sale – By Type (5)
Use a boat bill of sale to transfer ownership of recreational water vehicles (such as motorboats, sailboats, yachts, and jet skis).
Use a trailer bill of sale to buy or sell a trailer (or any non-motorized vehicle pulled by another vehicle).
Vehicle Registration Forms
- Bill of Sale (Form H-31)
- Certificate of title
- Connecticut driver’s license or valid identification
- Connecticut Registration and Title Application (Form H-13B)
- Supplemental Assignment of Ownership (Form Q-1)
- Emissions check (if applicable)
- Odometer disclosure statement
- Proof of vehicle insurance
- Registration fees
To allow someone else to make vehicle-related decisions on your behalf, provide a motor vehicle power of attorney (Form A-83).
Boat Registration Forms
- Application For Vessel Registration and Certificate of Number Decal (Form B-148)
- Bill of Sale
- Connecticut driver’s license
- An ownership document (which can be either the current Connecticut title or the current out-of-state title)
- Proof that all use and sales tax was paid
Firearm Registration Forms
Connecticut has a de facto registry of long guns and handguns. Anyone buying a handgun must have an eligibility certificate or a permit to sell or carry handguns, and anyone carrying a handgun must have a permit to carry handguns in Connecticut.
- Background check records showing the person is not ineligible
- Valid state identification with correct information
- Make, model, serial number, caliber, description, and barrel length of the gun
- Name and address of seller and buyer
- Sale information, such as date, amount, and terms