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West Virginia Bill of Sale for Vehicle, Boat, or Trailer | Form DMV 7 TR

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The West Virginia Vehicle/Trailer/Boat Bill of Sale Form DMV-7-TR is a legal document that proves that legal sale and purchase of a Vehicle, Trailer, or Boat has been transacted. This for will provide specific information regarding the seller, buyer, change of ownership, and specific identifying factors pertaining to any of these items. This form is often needed as part of a registration process and will require notarization.

Odometer Disclosure Statement (DMV-TM-1) – Required for motor vehicle sales.

Register a Vehicle or Vessel in West Virginia

If you’ve purchased a vehicle from a dealership in the state of WV, the dealer is required to submit all registration and title work for you. If you’ve purchased privately or from out of state; or if you’re a new resident, and wish to operate your vehicle on WV roadways, your vehicle must be registered with the state.

Where to Register – When one wishes to register a vehicle in person they must appear at any West Virginia DOT Location.

Needed to Register –  You must gather the following documentation to register your vehicle with the WV DOT:

  • You will need to have the vehicle title properly signed over to you by the previous owner
  • You must complete an Application for Certificate of Title for a Motor Vehicle (form DMV-1-TR)
  • A bill of sale
  • Any vehicle up to 10 years of age will require an odometer disclosure statement completed by the seller on the application
  • Proof of auto insurance
  • Driver’s license for proof of residence and identity
  • Payment for all required fees and taxes
  • If the vehicle does not have an inspection sticker affixed then you must have the vehicle inspected within 10 days of registration and titling

How to Write

Step 1 – Buyer’s Information – Enter all of the following information:

  • Buyer(s) names
  • Mailing address
  • Number
  • Street
  • City
  • County of residence
  • State
  • Zip Code

Step 2 – Vehicle Information: Complete all of the fields as follows:

  • Make
  • Year
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Body Style
  • Weight
  • Odometer Reading (miles only – no 10ths of a mile)
  • If the vehicle has been rebuilt, check one of the following:
  • Salvage
  • Reconstructed
  • Other
  • Purchase Price
  • Trade in costs
  • Net costs
  • 5% Tax

Step 3 – Trade in Information (if any)

  • Make
  • Year
  • Model
  • VIN/Serial Number
  • WV Title Number

Step 4 – Registration Plate – Transferred From:

  • Make of Vehicle
  • Weight
  • VIN/Serial Number
  • Title Number
  • License Plate Number

Step 5 – Liens and Encumbrances – If there are liens on any vehicle/vessel/trailer, enter the following:

  • Name
  • Amount
  • Mailing address:
  • Street
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code
  • Specify the kind of lien:
  • C/S/C
  • D/T
  • S/A
  • Date the lien was implemented

Step 6 – Insurance Information: The following information is required:

  • Name of Insurance Company
  • Name of your agent
  • Insurance Policy number
  • National Association Insurance Commissioner’s (NAIC) Number

Step 7 – Buyer(s) Signatures – If there is more than one buyer, both must sign

Step 8 – Dealer Information- If you’ve purchased any of these items from a dealership, the following dealer information is required as follows:

  • Name of the dealership
  • Date of acquisition in mm/dd/yyyy format
  • Continue to read the information in the paragraph
  • Enter the odometer reading (in miles no 10ths)
  • Check either line only if it applies to the odometer reading being beyond mechanical limits or is not actual
  • Enter the dealer’s name
  • Physical Address
  • Dealer’s Signature
  • Dealer’s License Number

Step 8 – The remainder of the form provides more instructions, a fee table so that you’ll be prepared with accurate fee amounts and a checklist to be certain that you’ve completed all of the correct information. On the bottom right of the page is the address where you must send the document. There are also contact numbers if you require more information.