Do you need a bill of sale for a trailer in Alabama?

December 20, 2019 Off By idswater

Do you need a bill of sale for a trailer in Alabama?

A manufacturer’s state of origin or Alabama certificate of title, a bill of sale signed by the seller with the buyer listed or a current registration receipt in the seller’s name are acceptable documents for registering a utility trailer.

How do you write a bill of sale for a trailer?

How do you write a bill of sale for a trailer? Purchase Price ($); Buyer’s name and Mailing Address; Seller’s name and Mailing Address; Trailer Details; Make; Model; Year; 17 character VIN; and. Date of sale; Witness’s signature, name in print and date; and. Notary Acknowledgement (if applicable).

What do I need to register a utility trailer in Alabama?


  1. Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin or Most Recent Certificate of Title, if available.
  2. Bill of Sale From Seller to New Buyer (Seller must provide make, model year and VIN as displayed on trailer)
  3. Current Alabama Tag Registration In Seller’s Name.
  4. No Visual Inspection Is Required.

Do you need a title for a trailer in Alabama?

Per section 32-8-31(11) the State of Alabama no longer requires a trailer that is bumper pulled (utility trailer) to be titled. Nor can a title for a utility trailer that was once titled be replaced.

Can I sell a trailer with just a bill of sale?

A bill of sale is required by the Dept. of Motor Vehicles for a trailer to be registered. The seller must sign the bill of sale for it to be accepted.

Do trailers have titles in Alabama?

Travel trailers and folding and collapsible camping trailers not more than 20 model years old also are required to have an Alabama certificate of title. Manufactured homes not more than 20 model years old are also required to be titled.

What is considered a utility trailer?

Utility-trailer meaning A small non-motorized vehicle which is generally pulled by a motorized vehicle and features an open-top rear cargo area (bed) and is used for the hauling of light loads.