The most common bills of sale used in North Dakota 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 North Dakota bill of sale includes certain information about both the buyer and the seller, as well as information about the item:
A North Dakota bill of sale can be written in plain English. There is no need for legal jargon or archaic terms. The important part is to ensure that the bill of sale includes the required elements. If you’re a party listed in a North Dakota bill of sale, make sure that you have more than one copy of the completed document.
No. A North Dakota vehicle bill of sale is not required to register a motor vehicle. However, you will need to complete an Application for Certificate of Title & Registration of a Vehicle (SFN-2872), proof that you paid your excise tax, and an odometer reading. You might also need a release of lien. However, you can use a North Dakota bill of sale if you'd like. The state provides a PDF form for your use.
No. A North Dakota bill of sale is not required to register a boat. You need to complete a Watercraft Registration Form. You can also apply for a 10-day temporary watercraft permit while you wait for your registration to process.
No. A North Dakota bill of sale is not required to register a gun. Guns are not registered in North Dakota unless you wish to carry a concealed weapon.