If you buy or sell a vehicle in Alabama, you should use the Alabama bill of sale form. The state of Alabama defines specific information about what the form should contain:
- Full name and complete address of the seller and buyer. The address must be a street address, the P.O. box will not acceptable.
- Date of sale when the transaction occurs.
- Detailed information of the vehicle such as make, model, year, vehicle identification number (VIN), and odometer reading at time of sale
- Signatures of both buyer and seller with a notary public seal.
Notice that you cannot use a bill of sale to prove ownership. To ensure that you have proof of ownership to the item, you must complete a title transfer.