Recently when I sold a car through Craigslist, I was surprised to discover that the New York State DMV doesn’t have an Auto Bill of Sale form for you to download and print. Yet, you need one if you want to get your new car registered.
This is odd because the DMV has all kinds of forms for just about any other situation. (Seriously. they have a Bicycle Accident Form.)
So I created my own.
It’s nothing fancy – just a simple Word document. But it has all the fields you need. According to the New York DMV web site, specifically this page, these are the requirements for a Bill of Sale:
An acceptable bill of sale includes all of this information
- year and make of the vehicle, boat or ATV
- vehicle identification number (VIN) or the hull identification number (HIN)
- date of the sale
- purchase price
- names and signatures of the buyer and the seller
Anyway, here it is in both Word and PDF format. Enjoy!