Indiana Firearm Bill of Sale Form

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The Indiana Firearm Bill of Sale is a document that will provide evidence that a legal firearm transaction has taken place between a dealer and individual or two private parties. This document will allow protection for all parties involved inasmuch as the firearm laws in the state of Indiana, are stringent. Therefore this document will prove with the added protection of two outside witnesses and notarization, the change of ownership of any firearm. Since notarization is required, it’s recommended that no signatures be applied until all signing parties are before a notary and all identification has been recorded.

Register a Firearm in Indiana

You may apply online for your license. You must schedule an appointment with MorphoTrust to have your fingerprints taken and placed on record.

Where to Register – Once you’ve completed your online license application, you must select a MorphoTrust Location where you will be fingerprinted. You will need to schedule an appointment with the MorphoTrust location closest to you. Once you’ve received your application number, take it to your local law enforcement agency along with your driver’s license or State ID card. You must appear in person with your number and ID. Your application will then be forwarded to ISP for the final review. If you’re approved, you will receive your card through US mail. If you are denied, you will receive instructions on how to appeal the decision should you so desire.

Needed to Register –  Once you purchase the firearm, whether it’s from a dealer or from a private party, they are required by law to collect the information from your license and report the sale immediately to the state police.

How To Write

Step 1 – Seller and Buyer Information – Provide the following :

  • The Seller –
  • Name
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Physical Address
  • City
  • State
  • AND
  • The Buyer –
  • Name
  • Driver’s License Number
  • Physical Address
  • City
  • State

Step 2 – Firearm Details – Enter the required information with regard to the firearm, as follows:

  • Make
  • Type/Model
  • Caliber
  • Serial Number

Step 3 – Trade/Purchase Price – Place a check or an “x” the boxes that apply and provide additional information if required:

  • If the first box in this section is checked, the seller will accept only monetary payment – Enter the worded dollar amount
  • Enter the dollar amount in numbers
  • Specify the date as to when the parties have agreed that payment will be made in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • Enter a date in which the document will be known as in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • If the parties have agreed that payment will be made at a later date, enter the date mm/dd/yyyy format
  • Other – If different negotiations have been agreed upon by the parties, enter the description of the final agreement
  • Check the box if the item(s) are being provided as a gift
  • The last box will address an agreed trade. Provide a brief description of the conditions of the trade

Step 4 – Buyer’s Disclosure – The buyer must carefully read all of the statements in this section. If in agreement and all signatories are present before a notary public, the buyer should then continue by entering their signature into the “Buyer’s Signature” line.

Step 5 – Seller’s Disclosure – The Seller must read all of the statements in this section. If the seller agrees and all signatories are present before a notary public, the seller should then continue and to enter their signature into the “Seller’s Signature” line

Step 6 – Signatures – Enter the following:

  • Date the signatures in dd/mm/yyyy format
  • The Seller –
  • Signature
  • Printed Name
  • AND
  • The Buyer –
  • Signature
  • Printed Name
  • AND
  • Witness 1 – 
  • Signature
  • Printed Name
  • Witness 2 –
  • Signature
  • Printed Name

Step 7 – Notarization – Once the notary has witnessed all signatures, they will then complete the remainder of the form, and shall affix their state seal.

  • Make copies of the completed document to provide to all who signed, for their records
  • Give the original copy to the buyer