When filling out the California Bill of Sale Form REG 135, you’ll need to include the following information:
Step 1: Seller and buyer information
Provide your full name, address, and driver’s license number in the designated spaces on the form. Make sure to double-check the information you provide for accuracy.
Step 2: Vehicle information
Fill out the make, model, year, and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) of the vehicle being sold in the appropriate spaces on the form. Make sure to provide the correct information to avoid any legal issues later on.
Step 3: Sale information
Record the date of the sale and the purchase price of the vehicle in the designated spaces on the form. Be sure to provide the exact date of the sale, and make sure that the purchase price is clearly written and easy to read.
Step 4: Odometer disclosure
If the vehicle being sold is less than 10 years old, the seller must provide an odometer disclosure statement that reflects the current mileage of the vehicle. This is to prevent odometer fraud and to ensure that the buyer knows the actual mileage of the vehicle.
Step 5: Signatures
Both the buyer and seller must sign and date the Bill of Sale Form REG 135. Print your name clearly next to your signature. This step is important as it makes the transfer of ownership legal and binding.
Once you’ve filled out the form completely, the buyer should take the original copy of the Bill of Sale to the DMV along with other necessary documents, such as the vehicle title, proof of insurance, and payment for any fees or taxes. The seller should keep a copy of the form for their records. Remember to double-check all the information before submitting the form to avoid any complications in the future.