Delaware Boat Bill of Sale
The motor boat bill of sale form is used to write an agreement between a buyer and seller for the transfer of ownership. The form should be filled in by both parties and at signature time the form is recommended to be signed with a notary public present or at least by a third (3rd) party witness.
How to Register
The buyer will need to obtain the following forms and bring to their local Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Office:
- Vessel Registration Application
- If the Boat was purchased Out-of-State the new owner will need to apply for a Boat Ramp Certificate. This can be done at a local office.
- Proper Identification
- Blank Check – This is for the registration fees which can be viewed on the bottom of this page (UPDATED).
How to Write a Delaware Boat Bill of Sale
The parties will need to input the following information before signing:
- Buyer’s Name(s)
- Buyer’s Mailing Address(es)
- Seller’s Name(s)
- Seller’s Mailing Address(es)
- Vessel Hull Type
- Vessel Make
- Vessel Model
- Vessel Year
- Hull Identification Number (HIN) – Required
- Payment Types: Single, Downpayment with Balance Later, or Downpayment with Promissory
- Liens and Encumbrances (if any)
- Condition of Vessel/Hull
- Date of Last Inspection (if any)
- Additional Terms and Conditions (if any)
This form is not needed by the Department of Fish and Wildlife Office but recommended to keep the parties’ recording purposes.