Selling Your Car
Get the basics of car donation and selling a car online or locally. Find out more on required paperwork such as the bill of sale and release of liability.In This Section
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- Guide to Selling Your Car
Sell your used vehicle online or locally using the Web, newspaper ads or signs or donate your vehicle. Prepare the bill of sale, release of liability and other paperwork.
- Selling Your Car Online
The pros and cons of online used car sales. Find out why it's less expensive, more convenient and allows you to share more details with potential buyers.
- Selling Your Car Locally
Different methods to sell your used vehicle and how to handle the paperwork, bill of sale, title transfer and much more.
- Donate Car
Before you donate your car, research various charities, learn about write-offs and how to obtain a notice of transfer and cancel your license plates and tags.
- Paperwork When Selling a Car
Be prepared with the appropriate paperwork and applications when you sell a car - bill of sale, title transfers, duplicate titles, notice of transfer and release of liability, smog certification
- Release of Liability
Whether you are buying or selling a used vehicle, learn how to obtain a release of liability and additional paperwork from the state motor vehicle agency.
- Bill of Sale
Bill of sale requirements & information, listed by state.
- New Car Buyers Guide
Before inking a deal on a new car, learn about leasing, buying a car online or at a dealership, new car incentives, taxes, researching the market, and more.
- Used Car Buyers Guide
Our used car buying guide covers everything from buying online to going through a dealer or private party. Get info on test drives, lemon laws, and more.
- Selling Your Car
Get the basics of car donation and selling a car online or locally. Find out more on required paperwork such as the bill of sale and release of liability.
- Bill of Sale Form
Not all states require a bill of sale form, but it's smart to document when you buy or sell a used vehicle. Download a bill of sale form that is ready to fill out, print and sign.
- VIN Record History
Order a vehicle history report before buying or selling a used vehicle. Obtain a VHR online and review title history with a few simple clicks.
- Auto Warranty
Learn about auto warranties, dealer warranties, and transferring an existing extended warranty. An auto warranty might protect against expensive repairs.
- Auto Loans
Find info on auto loans and refinancing before buying your next new or used vehicle. Simply estimate your monthly payment with our auto loan calculator.
- Dealers & Auto Industry
Nationwide auto dealers & industry- License Requirements, Dealer Forms, Dealer Related Information, Zoning, Bonding, Fees.
- Equipment & Technology
Vehicle Equipment & Technology - Comprehensive information on current automobile technologies at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Learning Ctr.
Learn how to buy a used or new car or sell your pre-owned vehicle. Our guide for car buyers and sellers provides tips for those selling or buying a car online or in person.
- State Regulations
Find DMV Regulations by state for Buying & Selling Vehicles.
Automotive Communities Online - Drivers Helping Other Drivers at DMV.org: The DMV Made Simple.
- Lemon Law
Lemon law information & articles - find out if your car meets the definition and what consumer protections you have.
- Guide to Selling Your Car