Watercraft Bill of Sale - Kansas

Watercraft Bill of Sale - Kansas

What Is a Kansas Watercraft Bill of Sale?

The Kansas Watercraft Bill of Sale is an official form you must fill out when selling or buying a boat in the state of Kansas. This form is required and must contain information about the seller, the buyer, and the sold watercraft, as well as the details of the deal.

Alternate Name:

  • Kansas Boat Bill of Sale.

The official Kansas Watercraft Bill of Sale form was released by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism. Download the printable version of the document through the link below and use it for your sale.

Three counties within the state offer their own forms you can use for this purpose:

It is very important to fill out this document every time you sell a boat in Kansas. First of all, the buyer will need it to register the newly acquired watercraft. It is a purchase receipt for the buyer and proof the buyer bought the described boat. A Seller may use this document to release themselves from liability for the described boat and its application.


How to Sell a Boat in Kansas?

Selling a boat in Kansas is a simple process that does not require a lot of paperwork. The most important document you must prepare and give to your buyer is the Bill of Sale. The second essential document is a notification you must send to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism when your boat is sold, lost, transferred, abandoned, destroyed, or stolen. The notification must be sent within 15 days and you can use mail, e-mail, or fax for this purpose.

When completing the Watercraft Bill of Sale, include the following information:

  1. Detailed information about the seller, including the printed name, full address with state and ZIP-code, home phone number, and work or cell phone number;
  2. Provide the same set of information about the buyer;
  3. Describe the boat sold by this document. Specify the year, length, hull identification number, and the registration number;
  4. If a motor or trailer are included in the sale, describe them as well;
  5. Enter the date of sale and the sales price for each item (boat, motor, and trailer) separately if applicable;
  6. Both the buyer and the seller must sign and date the form.

Prepare the document in two copies. Give one to the buyer and keep the other for your records.

Does a Watercraft Bill of Sale Need to Be Notarized in Kansas?

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism does not require notarization of this form. However, if you sell a boat to individuals who are going to register it in some other state, ask them to check their state laws. Some states require to do a notarized Bill of Sale to register the boat.

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