Does Washington state require a bill of sale for vehicles? Is a Bill of Sale required for selling a car in Washington? Yes. The buyer will need a Bill of Sale, signed by the seller, in order to apply for a new title and pay the required fees and taxes on the vehicle. Additionally, it’s a good idea for you as the seller to keep a Bill of Sale for your own records.
Is a handwritten bill of sale legal in Washington state? A Washington bill of sale can be written in plain English. There’s no need to use legal jargon or archaic terms.
How do you write a bill of sale for a car in WA?
- Names, contact information, and signatures of the buyer and seller.
- Year, make, and model of the vehicle.
- The odometer reading of the vehicle.
- Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
- Registration and license plate number.
- Sales date and purchase price.
How do I get a bill of sale in WA? In person at any vehicle licensing office • Online (vehicle only) at dol.wa.gov • Mail a Vehicle Report of Sale or Vessel Report of Sale to any vehicle licensing office. Include required fee in a check or money order, made payable to Department of Licensing.