West Virginia Bill of Sale Forms

West Virginia Bill of Sale Forms

Last updated September 4th, 2023

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A West Virginia bill of sale documents a transaction in which a seller transfers ownership of their personal property to a buyer. The sheet includes the sales price, transaction date, a description of the purchased item, and the personal information of the buyer and the seller. For motor vehicle transactions, the form must contain an odometer reading, the manufacturer’s details, and a notary public’s certificate of authentication. In all circumstances, the parties must inscribe their signatures to complete the document and finalize the transaction.

Types (4)

Firearm Bill of Sale – A document that records the transfer of a firearm (sale or trade) between a private seller and a buyer.

Download: PDF, Word (.docx), OpenDocument


Boat Bill of Sale – A receipt for privately sold boats that must be signed by the seller and the buyer.

Download: PDF


Generic Bill of Sale – This general bill of sale can be used to sell personal property of any kind.

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Registration Resources

Motor Vehicle

  • Registration Information – This webpage summarizes the motor vehicle registration process in West Virginia.
  • Vehicle Registration Renewal – An online portal used to renew a vehicle’s registration (requires the license plate number and certificate of title number).
  • Application for Certificate of Title for a Motor Vehicle – This application must be completed by individuals to title/register a newly acquired vehicle.
  • Odometer Certification – Must be filed with the DMV if registering a vehicle that is ten (10) years old or newer and has a certificate of title without an odometer reading.
  • Fee Brochure – The registration fees for cars, trucks, trailers, and other motor vehicles.
  • Regional Offices – A list of DMV locations where drivers can file their vehicle registration documents.