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Minnesota Boat Bill of Sale Form

The Minnesota Boat Bill of Sale is a legal document that will prove proof of sale and purchase of a vessel. This document will provide specifics about the boat and will provide proof of established change of ownership. This document will require notarization.

Register a Boat in Minnesota

All boats in the state of Minnesota must be registered motorized or not motorized. You will have 90 days to register, you do not have to register if you visiting and be in the state for less than 90 consecutive days. No boat or vessel may operate on Minnesota waterways without registration.

Where to Register – Locate a Boat Registration Agency in Minnesota

Needed to Register – Prepare the following documents before going to register your boat:

How to Write

Step 1 – Seller and Buyer Information – Enter the following information required:

  • 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 – Vessel/Boat Details – As follows:

  • Make
  • Length
  • Year (the vessel was built)
  • Hull ID Number
  • Registration ID Number
  • Odometer Reading (hours)
  • Title Number
  • Will a Trailer be included with the sale? (check yes or no)
  • If Yes – Enter the Make and Year
  • Will an Outboard Motor be included with the sale? (check yes or no)
  • If Yes – Enter the Make, Year and Horsepower (HP)

Step 3 – Sales Price – Check all that apply. If information is required, enter it into the lines provided:

  • By checking the first box, the seller has decided to only accept monetary payments – Enter the worded dollar amount
  • Enter the dollar amount in numbers
  • Provide the date that the seller and buyer have agreed, that payment will be made, in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • Provide the specific date in which this document will be known as complete, in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • If the seller and buyer have decided on a different date than stated, enter the date in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • Other –If the seller and buyer have secured a different agreement, describe the terms
  • Check if the vessel/boat is a gift to the buyer
  • Check the box if this will be a direct trade between the buyer and seller as opposed to a monetary agreement. Provide a brief description with regard to the conditions of the trade

Step 4 – Seller’s Disclosure – The seller must review the statements:

  • If there are any known defects with regard to the vessel/boat, the seller must disclose them. Enter a description into the lines provided
  • If all signatories are present before a notary, the seller must enter their signature in agreement

Step 5 – Signatures – If all signing parties are collectively before a notary public provide the following:

  • The Seller –
  • Signature
  • Print Name
  • AND
  • The Buyer –
  • Signature
  • Print Name
  • AND
  • The Witness –
  • Signature
  • Print Name

Step 6 – As soon as the notary public has witnessed all of the signatures, they will complete the remainder of the form as required by law and will then affix their state seal.

  • Make copies to provide to all signatories for their records
  • Give the original to the buyer

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