New Jersey Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale Form

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Updated May 30, 2023

A New Jersey motor vehicle bill of sale is a legal document that provides proof of the legal sale, purchase, and change of ownership of a motor vehicle. This form records necessary information about the seller, buyer, and vehicle for registration purposes. The bill of sale requires notarization.

Odometer Disclosure Statement (Form OS/SS UTA) – This form must be attached to the bill of sale if the vehicle is less than sixteen thousand (16,000) pounds or ten (10) years old.

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Registering a Vehicle

A new owner has 60 days to register their vehicle with the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Registration must be renewed annually. Renewal is available with the Motor Vehicle Commission online, by mail, or in person.

Where to Register

Vehicle owners must apply for new registrations in-person at a Motor Vehicle Commission center. Appointments are required.

Required Documents