Michigan Trailer/Watercraft/Snowmobile Bill of Sale | Form TR-207

A Michigan trailer/watercraft/snowmobile bill of sale (Form TR-207) is a legal document that proves the sale and purchase of any of the vehicles stated. This form will prove a change of ownership and will provide all required identification, respectively. Notarization of this document is not required, but may be implemented should the parties decide to do so.

Register a Trailer, Snowmobile or Watercraft in Michigan

If you reside in Michigan or are preparing to do so and will purchase recreational vehicles or trailers, you will have to register all of these just as if you would register a car, in this state.

Where to Register – You may appear in person and present the appropriate documents to register any on or off-road vehicle. Find your local Secretary of State’s office

Needed to Register – You may appear in person at any MI SOS office and complete your title applications (if needed) and register your recreational vehicle or trailer. A certificate of title is not required for a trailer that weighs less than 2,500 pounds but must be registered.

  • You will also need the following:
  • Title showing a change of ownership
  • Photo ID
  • Last registration, if any
  • A bill of sale
  • Hull ID Number if it’s a larger watercraft
  • Odometer Statement
  • Proof of insurance
  • Be prepared to pay all fees at registration

Once you’ve registered any of these items, you will receive the appropriate decals and instructions on where to legally place them on each vehicle.

How To Write

Step 1 – At the top of the document:

  • Enter the seller’s name
  • Check one of the following boxes appropriately:
  • Non-titled trailer
  • Non-titled watercraft
  • Snowmobile

Step 2 – Vehicle Information – Complete all of the required fields in this section:

  • Year
  • Make
  • Serial Number
  • Registration Number
  • Year of the Last Decal
  • Date of Sale

Step 3 – Buyer’s Information – Enter the following:

  • Buyer’s Name
  • Street Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code

Step 4 – Seller’s Information – Seller must complete the following fields entirely:

  • Selling Price
  • Signature of Seller
  • Seller’s Street Address
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code

Step 5 – For Commercial Use – Read the statement and provide the following information:

  • Empty Scale Weight
  • Business Name
  • Signature of Weighmaster
  • Business Address