Arizona Bills of Sale are documents you use to transfer the ownership of the property from one person or entity (the seller) to another (the buyer). They are not required every time you buy or sell something, especially when minor items are concerned, but it is useful to prepare the document to accompany larger transactions. The forms serve as proof of ownership and can protect both the buyer and the seller.
The only bill of sale required in Arizona is a Boat Bill of Sale. You must submit it to the Arizona Game and Fish Department to register your new watercraft. As for the registration of the vehicle, Arizona law does not require any bill of sale. However, the Arizona MVD can accept it as proof of abandoned vehicle ownership. The other two types of the document are also optional. If properly completed, they may be considered as proof of ownership transfer but you are not obliged to fill them out.
If you decide to go with a document that you've made yourself, make sure you include the required information. Otherwise, the officials may refuse your document. The required information is as follows:
Moreover, a Generic Bill of Sale and a Motor Vehicle one must be signed in front of a notary. The documents for the purchase of boats or firearms do not have this requirement.