Minnesota Vehicle Bill of Sale
A Bill of Sale is a legal document that provides evidence of the transfer of ownership for a specific item or property. It includes transaction details such as the names and addresses of the buyer and seller, item description, condition (if relevant), sale price, and any warranties or guarantees.
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To show that there has been a legal sales transaction involving a motor vehicle, a Minnesota motor vehicle bill of sale is drawn. This form proves that there has been a transfer of ownership between parties involved in the transaction. It usually contains essential details that are important in the registration of the vehicle. This form must be approved by authorized persons.

Mileage Declaration Form (Federal Form): This is known as an Odometer Disclosure form and it is one of the documents needed for the registration of motor vehicles that are below 10 years old and less than sixteen thousand (16,000) pounds. 

Vehicle Registration

Persons who just purchased vehicles are to register their vehicles within 60 days of buying them. This time frame also applies to individuals who just became residents of Minnesota. All registrations last for a year and are to be renewed. Renewals can be done at any DVS office location, via mail, or online

Registration Center

Registration can be done physically by visiting any DVS office Location, or via mail with a filled motor vehicle Titling and registering the application. As mentioned above, renewals can also be done online.

Required Documents

  • Proof of sales transaction ( a Bill of Sale in this case);

  • A mileage declaration form (known as an Odometer Disclosure Statement (Federal Form));

  • Document showing transfer of title of motor vehicle (in case document is missing, it can be replaced);

  • A driving permit that is approved in the state of Minnesota;

  • In cases where someone else registers the vehicle in place of the original owner of the vehicle, a Minnesota Motor Vehicle Power of Attorney is needed;

  • Cost of Registration;

  • Document showing that the vehicle is insured with limited coverages:

    • When a property is destroyed, $10,000 and above is to be paid;

    • When a person suffers from physical injury, $30,000 and above is to be paid;

    • When more than one person suffers from physical injury, $60,000 and above is to be paid.