Bill of Sale Requirements in New Hampshire

NH Bill of Sale Requirements

A bill of sale is a frequently used document any time property is bought and sold. In New Hampshire, transferring a car between two people or businesses does not require a bill of sale. However, this does not mean that you shouldn't use a bill of sale. A bill of sale can help protect the buyer and seller in a vehicle sales transaction.

If your vehicle has a title, you can use any bill of sale form. If your vehicle does not have a title, the DMV has a special Report of Sale or Transfer of a Non Titled Motor Vehicle (Form TDMV 22A) for you to use as a bill of sale.

Components of the New Hampshire Bill of Sale

New Hampshire's bill of sale is a contract protecting both the seller and the buyer by outlining the transaction. A completed bill of sale includes certain information:

  • Names and addresses of buyer and seller.
  • Description, including vehicle identification number (VIN), of the property being sold.
  • Date of transfer.
  • The buyer and seller's signatures.
  • Odometer reading.

Record Keeping

Both the seller and the buyer will get a copy of the signed bill of sale. You will want to keep the bill of sale with your vehicle title and other warranty records. When you register the vehicle you will show the town clerk the bill of sale but it will be returned to you for your own records.

Generic Bill of Sale

To assist you in finding a form, we provide a free, printable, generic bill of sale for your use.


Report of Sale or Transfer of a Non Titled Motor Vehicle
Complete this form when transferring ownership of a vehicle without a New Hampshire car title.
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