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Missouri Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form

A Missouri motor vehicle bill of sale is a document that is used to record the transfer of ownership and title for a vehicle after the sale has been completed. Once the sale has been made, the buyer can use the form as a sales receipt and proof of purchase price when applying for registration. If the seller is not a licensed dealer, they are required to submit a bill of sale within thirty (30) days of the transfer to report the transaction to the Department of Revenue. The document requires a notary acknowledgment, which can be obtained at a DOR license office for a $2 fee.

Missouri motor vehicle power of attorney – The vehicle’s owner can use this form to appoint a temporary representative to complete a vehicle transaction or registration in their name.

Missouri Vehicle Registration/Titling

After purchasing a vehicle from a private seller, the buyer will need to have it registered and titled in their name by taking the following completed documents and ID to a Motor Vehicle and Driver License Office:

A safety inspection is not required if the purchaser isn’t a Missouri resident or the vehicle is less than eleven (11) years old and has under 150,000 miles mileage.