Oregon Bill of Sale Templates

An Oregon bill of sale can shield your rights during private deals and give more certainty on obtained property. A properly-filled document is beneficial both for a vendor and a buyer.

There are several types of bill of sale forms that you can choose depending on the type of item to be sold. If you need a bill of sale form, it’s always available to download on our website. In addition, we’ve collected all the essential documents that may be needed during the vehicle or vessel registration and titling.

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Forms by Type

All bills of sale are divided according to the type of product bought or sold. Oregon recognizes and accepts particular bill of sale forms for certain types of sales—such as weapons, vehicles, or vessels, and it is essential to know which one to choose.

Oregon motor vehicle bill of sale template

It’s common to use an Oregon vehicle bill of sale for title transfer. That’s how the buyer is protected from obtaining a vehicle with hidden defects, while the vendor gets free from partial liability.

Alternative Name Car Bill of Sale
Seller’s Signature Required
Buyer’s Signature Required
Notarization Optional
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Oregon boat bill of sale template

Completing an Oregon boat bill of sale form is beneficial for both sides of a deal. Before purchasing a boat, make sure the document lists the vessel’s ID number and registration plate.

Alternative Name Vessel Bill of Sale
Seller’s Signature Required
Buyer’s Signature Required
Notarization Optional
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Oregon firearm bill of sale template

Oregon has less strict regulations for firearm buying and selling. However, having a gun bill of sale is crucial to keep watch on firearm transactions.

Alternative Name Gun Bill of Sale
Seller’s Signature Required
Buyer’s Signature Required
Notarization Optional
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Oregon general bill of sale template

If the state of Oregon does not provide a specific bill of sale form for the property you want to sell or obtain, you can use a general bill of sale. In this case, the document functions as a security measure both for the seller and buyer.

Alternative Name Generic Bill of Sale
Seller’s Signature Required
Buyer’s Signature Required
Notarization Optional
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Relevant Resources

For Vehicles

You have 30 days since the transaction to apply for your vehicle registration in Oregon. Make sure the bill of sale is filled out correctly, all vehicle specifics contain no errors, and the document is signed both by vendor and buyer.

  • Title Regulations – Rules on registering and titling your vehicle in Oregon.
  • Selling a Vehicle – Information on selling, donating, or gifting a vehicle.
  • Odometer Disclosure Guide – Requirements for appropriate disclosure of an odometer mileage.
  • VIN Inspection – General information on VIN inspection to verify that the VIN on your vehicle matches the title or ownership document.

For Boats

Anyone who buys a vessel in Oregon must notify NDV about an ownership transfer. If you have a recently purchased boat, you can apply for a temporary permit that allows you to operate the boat right away. Application for a Certificate of Title for a boat costs $75, while the registration fees are ​$5 plus $5.95 per foot.

For Firearms

Oregon residents are not required to obtain permits to purchase a firearm, as the gun laws within the state do not require it. Although there is no state gun registry, the purchase transaction records are monitored and kept for five years. Besides, a buyer must pass a background check via FICS.

  • Gun Laws – Highlights from the Oregon Firearms Safety Act.
  • CCW Reciprocity Map – Information about Oregon handgun carry restrictions, licensing, and permits recognition in other states.
  • Firearms Instant Check System (FICS) – Guide on firearms background checks that a person must go through to purchase a firearm in Oregon.

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Relevant Forms

(Vehicle) Form 735-501
(Vehicle) Form 735-226
(Vehicle) Form 735-6890
(Vehicle) Form 735-6775
(Vehicle) Form 735-500
(Vessel) Application for Boat Title and/or Registration
(Vessel) Lost or Replacement Boat Title Application
(Firearm) Form 125-5180

Official Bill of Sale Form for Motor Vehicles in Oregon

(Vehicle) Form 735-501

Application for Vehicle Title and Registration

(Vehicle) Form 735-226

Form 735-6890 or Notice of Sale or Transfer of a Vehicle must be submitted within 10 days of transfer of a vehicle to notify the DMV about the vehicle sale. This form is not a bill of sale.

(Vehicle) Form 735-6890

Certification of Vehicle Date of Purchase (Form 735-6775) is submitted together with an application of title when the date of purchase stated on the documentation is not the actual purchase date or when there is no records of the actual purchase date.

(Vehicle) Form 735-6775

A motor vehicle power of attorney, known as Form 735-500 in Oregon, helps provide another person with authority to sign documents required for a title registration if you cannot be present.

(Vehicle) Form 735-500

Application for Boat Title and/or Registration helps get a title and registration for your vessel.

(Vessel) Application for Boat Title and/or Registration

Lost or Replacement Boat Title Application is designed to obtain a boat title if it’s lost, stolen, or damaged.

(Vessel) Lost or Replacement Boat Title Application

Form 125-5180 is used to register the transfer of used firearms in Oregon.

(Firearm) Form 125-5180
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Published: Jun 12, 2022
Mara Erlach
Mara Erlach
Writer & Attorney
Mara has been practicing estate planning and trust law in California since 2003, taking pride in helping clients of all backgrounds and asset profiles form a complete and customized estate plan. Her specialties are: estate planning, wills and trusts, trust and probate administration.