Texas Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale
The DMV does not provide a bill of sale document but this form may be used to legally transfer the ownership of a vehicle from one (1) party to another. The full details of the parties should be entered into the document along with the purchase price and any other information that should be referenced. Once the form has been signed both parties will be bound to it’s terms.
- Before selling the vehicle, it is recommended to use the Standard Presumptive Value Calculator to view a vehicle’s worth.
- Includes the Odometer Disclosure Statement (Form VTR-40) for vehicles under ten (10) years of age and below 16,000 pounds (lb.).
In accordance with Statute 501-147, the seller is required to report the sale to the State by completing the Transfer Vehicle Notification (Form VTR-346) within thirty (30) days from the sale date. There is no fee involved but the form should be sent to: TxDMV Vehicle Titles and Registration Division, PO Box 26417, Austin, TX 78755-0417
- The new owner will need to use the bill of sale to register at a County Clerk’s Office.