North Carolina Bill of Sale Forms


The North Carolina bill of sale form generates a paper record of the technicalities involved within the exchange of personal property for an agreed-upon sum of currency. The contract names the participating individuals and highlights specific facts referring to exact information on the item for sale and the terms of the agreement. The paperwork can be helpful for future use, to establish ownership, and protect against any liability for the seller.

Bill of Sale Types

Motor Vehicle (DMV) Bill of Sale Form – Commences and relays the fundamental aspects of a sale of a motor vehicle into a written record.

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thumbnail of North Carolina Boat Bill of Sale FormBoat (Vessel) Bill of Sale Form – Represents the exchange involving a vessel and the contract terms therein.

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Firearm (Gun) Bill of Sale Form – Conveys all details associated with a transaction of a firearm.

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Vehicle Registration Forms

Boat (Vessel) Registration Forms

  • A finalized bill of sale form
  • A completed and signed North Carolina Vessel Registration and Title Application
  • Proof of ownership via one of the following documents:
    • For new vessels:
      • A manufacturer’s certificate of or origin
      • A dealer receipt
    • For used vessels:
      • A reassigned title
      • Prior registration for the boat
  • An active driver’s license or identification card
  • Payment for all registration fees and taxes

Firearm Registration Forms

North Carolina does not designate that residents must formally register a firearm once obtained. In order to buy a gun, an individual will be required to gain access to a Pistol Purchase Permit beforehand. The state law doesn’t stipulate any required licensure for open carry of a long gun (except in certain cities), although, carrying a handgun openly or concealed will necessitate applying for a Concealed Handgun License. To apply, visit your county sheriff’s office with the following gathered materials: