- Location: Louisiana
Paperwork When Buying a Car in LouisianaGet detailed Vehicle History Report in 3 Easy Steps
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When buying a car, you'll need:
- Bill of Sale
- Notice of Vehicle Transfer
- Odometer Disclosure Statement
- The original title, signed over to you. It must be notarized.
You may also need:
Don't buy a car unless the seller can produce the title. In order to sell a car to an individual in Louisiana, the seller must have the vehicle's title. The seller can apply for a duplicate if the original is lost.
When buying from an individual (as compared to a dealership), you will need a bill of sale for registering and titling your vehicle. You can, if needed, easily download this document from our Bill of Sale page.