Buying or Selling a Used Vehicle

Bill of sale

A bill of sale is used to transfer the ownership of a vehicle from the previous owner to the new owner.

Bill of Sale form (PDF, 2 pages)

Note: To download a PDF document, right-click and select 'save as' and save to your computer.

A bill of sale must contain the following information:

  • full name and address of the seller(s) and buyer(s)
  • vehicle identification number (VIN)
  • make, model/series, style, colour and year of the vehicle
  • cost of the vehicle
  • signatures from both the buyer(s) and the seller(s)

It’s recommended, though optional, to include the following information:

  • odometer reading
  • telephone numbers of all people involved
  • personal identification of all people involved
  • signatures of witnesses
  • any liens or encumbrances against the vehicle
  • if the vehicle was paid for in full or not
  • payment method (cash, cheque, money order, etc.)
  • payment terms (if any)
  • where the vehicle was last registered
  • special conditions of the sale

Contact this service

780-427-7013, toll free dial 310-0000 first in Alberta

8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

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