Kentucky Bill of Sale Templates

A Kentucky bill of sale is a document that allows property owners to document the change of ownership. If you have an item that you want to sell, creating a bill of sale will let you record the specific details of the deal and provide protection for both parties.

We have several bill of sale forms that can be used for different life situations. With our explanations, you will easily find the one that will fit your specific needs.

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Forms by Type

Here are the most common forms of bills of sale in Kentucky. You may want to fill out one of them to ensure the safety of your transaction.

Kentucky motor vehicle bill of sale template

Kentucky vehicle bill of sale is a valuable document for all those who want to safely transfer their car to another party and not get claims about its condition in the future.

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

A boat bill of sale helps the buyer properly register their newly purchased vessel at the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources (DFW).

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

Firearms in Kentucky do not need to be registered, but having a firearm bill of sale in place will prevent both parties from any possible arguments in the future.

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

If you are not sure what form of a bill of sale you need, go with a general bill of sale form. It can be used for all types of property that is transferred from one individual to another.

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

For Vehicles

New vehicle owners have 15 days to register their vehicles at their local County Clerk’s office in Kentucky. The same applies to those who import their vehicles from other states. The registration expires annually, and it can be renewed online. Use the resources below for registration purposes.

  • Vehicle Registration – The portal is useful for all vehicle owners who need to register their vehicles for the first time.
  • County Clerk’s Offices – Here is the list of the County Clerk’s Offices in Kentucky where you can register your vehicle.
  • Guide to Vehicle Titling – This guide has valuable instructions for every category of drivers in Kentucky.

For Boats

All engine-based vessels must be registered in Kentucky with the Kentucky DFW. Those who purchase their vessels in the state have 15 days to register them; those who transfer the vessels from another state must register them within 60 days after the change of residency. Boat registration fees in Kentucky start from $10 and reach $65, depending on the class of the boat.

  • Boat Titling Guide – Guide on how to title your boat for the first time, get a replacement, or a duplicate title.
  • Boat Registration Fees – Here, you will find fees for boat registration depending on the class of a vessel.

For Firearms

Firearms in Kentucky do not have to be registered, and guns can be sold by individuals legally allowed to possess them without any extra licenses. No permit is needed for concealed carry, but individuals might apply for a Concealed Carry Deadly Weapons permit if they wish.

  • State Police Portal – Use this portal to apply for a Concealed Carry Deadly Weapons permit.
  • Gun-related Laws – Kentucky laws regarding the legality of selling firearms in the state.

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Relevant Forms

(Vehicle) Form TC 96-5
(Vehicle) Form TC 96-182
Motor Vehicle POA
(Vessel) Form TC 96-184

Odometer Disclosure Statement

(Vehicle) Form TC 96-5

Form TC 96-182 or Application for Kentucky Certificate of Title/Registration allows you to obtain the certificate of title or registration in Kentucky.

(Vehicle) Form TC 96-182

A motor vehicle power of attorney will be useful for individuals wishing to assign another person to be in charge of their vehicle.

Motor Vehicle POA

Use a Motor Boat Transaction Record Application for Title/Registration (Form TC 96-184) to record transfer and register or title your boat.

(Vessel) Form TC 96-184
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Other Kentucky Forms

Published: Aug 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.