Quick Answer: What Documents Do I Need To Sell My Car In California??

Valid smog certificate (if you renewed your registration in the last 90 days before the official transfer and you already submitted a smog certificate, you do not need a new one.

You will, however, need to sign a document that states this) Odometer reading (if car is less than 10 years old)

Is a bill of sale required in California?

While a bill of sale is not a legal requirement in California, it’s a good idea to have one when you sell or purchase a vehicle. There is no specific form required, but the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has a bill of sale form. The vehicle’s year, make and model. The vehicle identification number (VIN).

How do you sell a car privately?

Here’s how to remove the stress and maximize the cash when you sell your car privately, rather than trading it in to a dealer.

Sell your car in 7 steps:

  • Collect your paperwork.
  • Set an asking price.
  • Give your car curb appeal.
  • Create ads that sell.
  • Screen callers carefully.
  • Set up a test drive.
  • Close the deal.

What paperwork do I need to sell my car privately?

What Paperwork Do I Need to Sell My Car?

  1. Vehicle history report.
  2. Maintenance records.
  3. Warranty documentation.
  4. As-Is documentation.
  5. Odometer disclosure.
  6. Title.
  7. Bill of Sale.

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