Tennessee Bill of Sale Forms

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Updated May 31, 2022

Tennessee bill of sale forms are documents that verify that ownership of personal property has been legally transferred. The documents identify the buyer and seller, describe the item or items being sold, and memorialize the terms of the transaction. Some bills of sale will need to be notarized.

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Forms (4)

Boat Bill of Sale – This document would be used to prove the legal sale and purchase of a Watercraft in the state of Tennessee.

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General Bill of Sale – Usually, this form is used between two private parties to prove the sale and purchase of any type of personal property.

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Firearm Bill of Sale – This document will prove the legal sale and purchase of a firearm.

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Motor Vehicle Bill of Sale – This form will show the legal sale and purchase of a motor vehicle in the state of TN. This is often needed during the process of titling and/or registration of a motor vehicle in the state.

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Vehicle Registration Forms

Boat Registration Forms

  • An Application for Boat Certificate of Number. This form is not available online, but may be obtained through a County Clerk office, or from a dealership in the boat was purchased from a Tennessee dealer
  • A bill of sale
  • If the vessel was purchased from an owner who had previously registered the boat in another state, proof of previous registration. (A signed title form may be useful for this requirement, but boats are not titled in Tennessee)
  • Proof of payment of registration fees. The amount will depend on the period of registration and the length of the vessel, as per this fee schedule