DMV: Bill of Sale
Department of Motor Vehicles
DMV: Bill of Sale

Bill of Sale

SERVICE ADVISORY:  DMV will close for the Labor Day holiday as usual on Friday, Sept. 4, at 12:30 p.m. and will not have its half-day office hours the next day, Saturday. This follows contractual agreements related to state and federal holidays that occur on Mondays as Labor Day does. Offices will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7:45 a.m. 

For purposes of selling your vehicle privately, the seller of a motor vehicle may draft his/her own bill of sale as long as it contains the following information:

  • Vehicle information such as, make, year, model, vehicle identification number, and an odometer reading.
  • Buyer information, such as name and address of buyer, and buyer's signature.
  • Seller information, such as name and address of seller, and seller's signature.
  • Selling price and date sold.

We also have an online Bill of Sale (form H-31) that you can complete on-line and print.

Obtaining a copy of the original Bill of Sale:

  • Complete a Title Copy Records Request (form J-23T)
  • Fill in sections 2 and 3 or 4 of the form and the requester section, including your telephone number. 
  • Return the form, along with copies of 2 forms of identification as stated on the form.
  • Enclose the required $20 fee.

Note: Please include a copy of the original registration showing the date of issue to begin the search (if available).

In approximately four to six weeks, you will receive a copy of the Bill of Sale you requested.





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