Some of the most common bills of sale used in Montana include a general bill of sale, a bill of sale for a motor vehicle, a bill of sale for a boat, and a bill of sale for a gun.
A simple Montana bill of sale includes certain information about both the buyer and the seller:
A Montana bill of sale can be written in plain English. There’s no need for legal jargon or archaic terms. The important part is to make sure that the bill of sale includes the required elements. If you’re a party listed in a Montana bill of sale, make sure that you keep more than one copy of the completed document.
Yes. You are required to have a Montana bill of sale to register a motor vehicle. In fact, the State of Montana requires you to use their bill of sale. It must be notarized. You'll also need the vehicle's certificate of title or if you've moved from another state, the registration certificate from that state. You'll need proof of insurance as well. You should also be prepared to pay the associated registration fees.
Yes. You are required to have a Montana bill of sale to register a boat. Montana's Department of Justice, Motor Vehicle Division requires you to use their specific DMV bill of sale for the registration process. You may also need the title, previous registration, or a certificate of origin. You should be prepared to pay your fees at the time you register the boat.
No. A Montana bill of sale is not required to register a gun. Montana does not legally require guns to be registered.