Delaware Bill of Sale Templates

A Delaware bill of sale is to be used for the private purchase transaction between the two owners. This type of document helps to get a legal receipt of the transaction and certifies the transfer of ownership for a definite property type. The notarization of such a document is recommended but not required by the state.

Here, you can find different templates of bills of sales to be used in Delaware state. This type of document will serve you as a legal receipt of a transaction and will allow you to have legal protection in case of any circumstances. There is also an official Delaware form for vehicle transfer notification with the details of a new owner.

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Forms by Type

You will find different types of bills of sale to be used in the state of Delaware. You may choose a general or a specific one based on the transaction you make.

Delaware motor vehicle bill of sale template

Here is the Delaware vehicle bill of sale to be used during the private transaction of ownership transfer of a vehicle. It contains predefined fields to fill in, including the signature of the new owner.

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

A Delaware boat bill of sale serves as a confirmation of a vessel transfer to another party. It is needed to prove the new ownership during the vessel registration. All boats should be registered in the state of Delaware, and the fee of registration will depend on the watercraft size.

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

A Delaware firearm bill of sale enables a buyer and seller to reach an agreement in writing regarding the transfer of ownership of a firearm. There is no specific requirement in the state of Delaware to register a gun.

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

Use a general bill of sale to prove the ownership transfer for different kinds of transactions in Delaware state. Provide as much information as possible to protect yourself from any ambiguities.

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

For Vehicles

The new car should be registered in the state of Delaware during the next 60 days after the purchase. Depending on the type of vehicle, the registration can be issued for a year or two.

  • DMV Vehicle Services – DMV official website where you can access all information and services needed for vehicle owners.
  • DMV Guide on Titling – DMV official information regarding vehicle titling process.
  • DMV Fees – Certificate of repossession and sale is a document that makes the vehicle purchase lawful.
  • Forms and Manuals – Various types of official forms and manuals related to vehicles in Delaware.

For Boats

All types of motor vessels should be registered in the state of Delaware. If the boat has a prior registration in another state, the owner has 60 days to change the registration.

  • Delaware Guide – Official information in Delaware regarding boating registration.
  • Boat Registration Agents – Here you can access addresses and working hours of offices in your county to get a ramp certificate or vessel registration.

For Firearms

In the State of Delaware, everyone under the age of 21 can purchase a gun after the prior Federal background check. The state law doesn’t require to have a license for such a purchase.

  • Delaware Guide – Official instruction on getting firearm license and registration in the state of Delaware.
  • CCDW information – Delaware guide on for residents who intend to get a concealed carry deadly weapon license.

Relevant Official Forms

(Vehicle) Transfer Notification
(Vehicle) Form MV386
(Vehicle) Form MV212
(Vehicle) Form MV195
(Boat) Registration Application
(Boat) Form DOC. NO. 40-05-82-05-03
(Firearm) Application for License to Carry a Concealed Deadly Weapon

Vehicle transfer notification with buyer information is submitted after a purchase to update the vehicle record.

(Vehicle) Transfer Notification

Power of Attorney is a document to use if you need a person to represent you during vehicle related operations.

(Vehicle) Form MV386

Application for title form is required during vehicle registration.

(Vehicle) Form MV212

Certificate of repossession and sale is a document that makes the vehicle purchase lawful.

(Vehicle) Form MV195

Official vessel registration application form.

(Boat) Registration Application

Boat ramp certificate application for nonresidents.

(Boat) Form DOC. NO. 40-05-82-05-03

Application for a new license or renewal to carry a concealed weapon (CCDW) for residents.

(Firearm) Application for License to Carry a Concealed Deadly Weapon

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Published: Jul 19, 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.