This Michigan DMV Bill of Sale Form can be used to transfer ownership of a car from one person to another. It is your responsibility to check with the proper authorities in your state to determine if this Michigan DMV Bill of Sale Form is legally adequate for your purpose. Legal requirements vary from city to city, county to county, and state to state.
The Michigan DMV bill of sale Form normally includes the name and address of the person transferring the car, the name and address of the buyer, the amount for which the car is being sold, and a detailed description of the vehicle. In some cases the bill of sale is notarized, especially if required by law. When in doubt, have the form notarized.
To drive an automobile on Michigan roads, it must be properly titled and registered. A title is a legal document recording who owns certain property. Information about the car’s model, make, year and license plate is shown on the registration. New Michigan residents must title and register their vehicles without delay.
To register a used automobile in the State of Michigan you will need the following:
- Title from previous owner signed over to you
- Michigan DMV Bill of Sale Form
- Odometer Disclosure Statement may be needed
- Proof of insurance
- Valid form of identification
Make sure the seller of the automobile gives you the title. Making changes on a title, such as crossing out a name, invalidates it. Copies are also not acceptable. The seller must complete the seller’s portion of the title assignment, including the odometer disclosure statement, and sign it.
Federal law requires that the seller disclose the mileage of a used car when being transferred to another person. Failure to disclose the actual mileage or misrepresenting the mileage may result in fines and/or imprisonment. Be sure the give the buyer a completed, accurate statement of the car’s mileage.
This Michigan DMV 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 Michigan DMV 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.
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