The most commonly used bills of sale in the State of South 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 bill of sale for South Dakota includes certain information about both parties involved, the buyer and the seller:
A South Dakota bill of sale can be written in plain English. There’s 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 are a party listed in a South Dakota bill of sale, make sure that you have more than one copy of the completed document.
No. A South Dakota vehicle bill of sale is not required to register a vehicle. However, South Dakota does provide a Bill of Sale (Form MV-016) for your personal use for motor vehicle sales.
To register a vehicle in South Dakota, you will need to complete a South Dakota Application for Motor Vehicle Title & Registration (Form-0864 V 21). You can use the South Dakota Department of Revenue Motor Vehicle Division Online Portal, renew by mail, or register in person at a DMV kiosk or your local county treasurer's office.
No. A South Dakota bill of sale is not required to register a boat. South Dakota does provide a Bill of Sale (Form MV-16) for your use if you choose to use one for proof of ownership. You must also complete a South Dakota Boat Title and Registration Application.
No. A South Dakota bill of sale is not required to register a gun. Guns are not registered in South Dakota.