A West Virginia Bill of Sale is a legal document used to transfer ownership of a valuable item from one person to another, based on the specific state laws of West Virginia (WV).
The item can be any kind of personal property that is bought or exchanged for money, or traded for another item of value.
You should use a Bill of Sale in West Virginia if you’re buying or selling a car (or any type of vehicle), a boat, a gun/firearm, a motorcycle, or a horse.
Types of Bill of Sale
Vehicle Registration Forms
- Application for Certificate of Title for a Motor Vehicle (Form DMV-1-TR)
- Bill of sale
- Odometer disclosure statement (for vehicles less than ten years old)
Proof of auto insurance that meets the state Insurance Commissioner’s minimum requirements 
- $25,000 for an injured motorist
- $50,000 for injuries per accident
- $25,000 for property damage
- Driver’s license or state identification
- Payment for all required fees and taxes 
- Proof of inspection from the West Virginia State Police (unless car is from a state with inspection reciprocity) 
Boat Registration Forms
- Bill of sale
- Application for Certificate of Title of a Motorboat (Form MB-6) (unless boat is currently titled in West Virginia)
- Title signed over to the buyer (if boat currently owned) or previous owner’s registration statement (if boat is from a state that does not issue titles)
- Hull Number Certification completed by a state police officer (if boat is from a state that does not issue titles)
- Payment of all registration fees (for boats with motors having a horsepower greater than three)  here
West Virginia Bill of Sale Sample
Below is an example of a West Virginia bill of sale form.