An Arizona motor vehicle bill of sale is official evidence of a transaction wherein a seller agrees to transfer ownership of their vehicle to a buyer. The form records the contact information of the parties and defines the agreed-upon pricing terms, namely the date of sale and purchase price. It also contains a description of the vehicle, including the year, make, model, and identification number. A bill of sale can prove highly beneficial in the event of legal disputes. If the seller misrepresents the vehicle (e.g., fails to disclose the vehicle’s history), the buyer is equipped with proof of any false statements. The document must be signed in the presence of a notary public or authorized MVD agent.
Arizona Vehicle Registration/Titling
Within fifteen (15) days after the sale, the new owner must complete a Title and Registration Application and file it with an MVD office or third-party provider. In addition to the application, the following items are generally required to title and register a vehicle in Arizona: