Virginia Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form

A Virginia motor vehicle bill of sale is a record of a vehicle transaction between a private seller and buyer. It is specifically for vehicles at least five years old and is used to certify the final purchase price. The document, also known as Form SUT 1, is required when transferring the title under the buyer’s name.

Virginia Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form

A Virginia motor vehicle bill of sale is a record of a vehicle transaction between a private seller and buyer. It is specifically for vehicles at least five years old and is used to certify the final purchase price. The document, also known as Form SUT 1, is required when transferring the title under the buyer’s name.

Last updated February 19th, 2024

A Virginia motor vehicle bill of sale is a record of a vehicle transaction between a private seller and buyer. It is specifically for vehicles at least five years old and is used to certify the final purchase price. The document, also known as Form SUT 1, is required when transferring the title under the buyer’s name.

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How to Register (3 steps)

1. Collect Documents

The following is required to register and title a vehicle[1]:

  • Vehicle Title – Seller must complete the “Assignment of Title by Owner” and “Application for New Owner Certificate of Title and Registration” sections and provide the odometer reading. Buyer must complete the “Certification of Buyer” and “Application of Registration” sections.
  • Proof of Address – An original document showing proof of address is required.
  • Vehicle Price Certification – Required for vehicles over five years old.
  • Application for Registration – Allows the buyer to register their vehicle with the DMV.
  • Proof of Insurance – Buyer must comply with insurance coverage requirements to register their vehicle.

2. Obtain Inspections

Before registering, the buyer must obtain an Emissions Inspection Certificate if the vehicle is not a motorcycle and is housed in certain counties and cities. Inspections can be performed at a RAPIDPASSS site or an inspection station.

A valid Safety Inspection Approval Sticker issued by the VA State Police is also required before registration.

3. Register Vehicle

After the required documents are gathered, they can be submitted to a DMV customer service center, DMV Select office, or a mobile office. The registration and titling of a vehicle are subject to fees and a sale and use tax. Once registered, the DMV will provide license plates and a registration card.

Vehicle Bill of Sale (Preview)

Virginia Motor Vehicle Bill Of Sale

Related Forms (1)

Virginia Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale (New Vehicles) – A bill of sale for vehicles five years old or less.

 

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