This California Notarized Bill of Sale Form can be used to transfer ownership of most personal property from one party to another. The bill of sale includes a separate section to be notarized by a notary public. It is not necessary to have the document notarized but the option is available if needed. The California notarized bill of sale form should not be used for the sale/purchase of an automobile, recreational vehicle, boat, or property requiring a title.
The California Notarized Bill of Sale Form includes the name and address of the person selling the property, the name and address of the buyer, the amount for which the property is being sold, and a detailed description of the property itself.
This California Notarized Bill of Sale Form is available in both Microsoft Word and PDF. PDF is by far the more popular format.
Click the link below to download the California Notarized Bill of Sale Form in either Word or PDF. You will need Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, or an equivalent program to open and edit the document. You may also print the form as is and fill in the blanks by hand.
DOWNLOAD – California Notarized Bill of Sale Form PDF
DOWNLOAD – California Notarized Bill of Sale Form Microsoft Word
Instructions For Completing The California Notarized Bill of Sale Form
- In the first blank space, enter the Seller’s name.
- In the third blank space, enter the Buyer’s name.
- In the four longest spaces, enter a detailed description of the item(s) being sold.
- Enter the amount for which the property is being sold.
- Enter the date on which the sale will become effective. Normally this is today’s date but you might be preparing the bill of sale in advance.
- Under the Seller’s section print the seller’s name, address, and phone number. Do not sign the form until you are in the presence of a notary public.
- Under the Buyer’s section print the buyer’s name, address, and phone number. The Buyer should sign the form in the presence of a notary public.
- Have the certification section completed by a notary public.
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