Form TR-312 "Vehicle Bill of Sale" - Kansas

What Is a Kansas Vehicle Bill of Sale?

Form TR-312, Vehicle Bill of Sale, is a legal form you fill out when transferring the vehicle from one party, called the seller, to another, called the buyer. The form records the sale of a described vehicle and may transfer ownership of the vehicle in some cases.

The Kansas Department of Revenue released the latest version of this form in July 2015. Download the fillable Kansas Vehicle Bill of Sale through the link below. Two counties in Kansas have issued their own documents to use when selling a car:

  • Barton County. This document allows to sell not only vehicles, but also airplanes, motorbikes, manufactured homes or trailers;
  • Wyandotte County. This document is used to transfer ownership of an antique vehicle within the county.

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

Kansas State law does not require you to notarize a Vehicle Bill of Sale. However, if you wish to add an extra layer of protection to your document, you and the buyer or seller can sign the form in the presence of two witnesses and a notary public, to ask them to certify your bargain.

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How to Sell a Vehicle in Kansas?

Form TR-312 is a simple one-page document that consists of two parts: the Bill of Sale and the Antique Vehicle Transfer of Ownership. It requires the following information:

  1. Information about the seller, including printed name, address, city, state, and ZIP-code;
  2. The same set of information about the buyer;
  3. Information about the sold vehicle: year, make, Vehicle Identification number;
  4. Purchase price;
  5. Date of sale;
  6. Signatures of both parties.

The next section must be completed only if you transfer an antique vehicle and no title is available.

A Kansas Bill of Sale for a vehicle can be used to transfer the ownership of an antique vehicle only. An antique vehicle is any vehicle at least 35 years old. Ownership of all other vehicles should be transferred through the tile for the sold car. Make sure to perform the following steps:

  1. Fill out all information on the title of the vehicle you transfer;
  2. If there is no space on the title where you can indicate the purchase price, enclose a completed Bill of Sale form;
  3. If the person you transfer your vehicle to is your child, parent, grandchild, or grandparent, enclose Form TR-215, Affidavit of Relationship;
  4. Remove your license plate form the sold vehicle;
  5. You may file Form TR-216, Seller's Notification of Sale to inform the Department about the vehicle sale.

You may transfer the license plate from the vehicle you sold to a new vehicle you bought if it has the same registration type. This plate may be displayed on the vehicle up to 60 days after the date of purchase without transferring the registration. Note that in this case, you must have Form TR-39, Vehicle Ownership Transfer Agreement provided by a Kansas licensed dealer in your vehicle while in operation.


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Download Form TR-312 "Vehicle Bill of Sale" - Kansas

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KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
BILL OF SALE
www.ksrevenue.org
This Bill of Sale is an affidavit of the amount of money or value that was exchange between the seller(s) and buyer(s) for
the vehicle listed herein. ONLY antique vehicles (vehicles 35 years old or older) can have the ownership transferred (sold)
by bill of sales. All other vehicles sold by or purchased from a Kansas resident must have the ownership transferred (sold)
by assigned title.
Seller Information
Buyer Information
Printed Name
Printed Name
Address
Address
City
City
State
State
ZIP
ZIP
Vehicle Information:
Year
Make
VIN
Purchase Price: $
Date of Sale:
By our signatures, we swear and affirm the above stated purchase price is true and accurate under penalty of perjury. I
am aware that the law provides severe penalties for making false statements under oath.
Signature of Seller
Date
Signature of Buyer
Date
Antique Vehicle Transfer of Ownership
Complete only if no title is available.
This section of the bill of sale is to be used to transfer ownership of an antique vehicle (vehicle that is 35 model years old
or older) when there is no Kansas title for the vehicle in the name of the owner / seller. All information in the bill of sale
above and the antique vehicle transfer of ownership below MUST be complete for this to be a valid assignment of
ownership. If a non-Kansas resident owns the antique vehicle and the vehicle is not maintained / garaged in Kansas, the
ownership of the vehicle must be transferred according to the laws of the seller’s home state of residence.
I, the undersigned, certify that I am the owner of this antique vehicle, which is listed above, and on this day I have sold and am
transferring ownership of this vehicle to
listed above as buyer. To the
best of my knowledge, no title has been issued in my name for this vehicle in any titling jurisdiction.
I further certify that I will guarantee this vehicle to be free and clear from all defects, liens or encumbrances of any nature whatsoever
and that I will indemnify any subsequent purchaser of same for any loss sustained should anyone prove ownership of said vehic le
superior to my title.
Date vehicle was sold and delivered:
Signature of Seller:
Notice to Buyer:
All 1950 or newer antique vehicles sold on a bill of sale must obtain an MVE-1, (Motor Vehicle
Examination) issued by the Kansas Highway Patrol or their designee and submit the MVE-1 with this bill
of sale when applying for antique title. Application for title must be made within 60 days of the purchase
date in the county treasurer’s motor vehicle office in the county in which the vehicle will be located /
st
garaged. Penalty will be assessed on and after the 61
day.
TR-312 (Rev. 7-15)
KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
BILL OF SALE
www.ksrevenue.org
This Bill of Sale is an affidavit of the amount of money or value that was exchange between the seller(s) and buyer(s) for
the vehicle listed herein. ONLY antique vehicles (vehicles 35 years old or older) can have the ownership transferred (sold)
by bill of sales. All other vehicles sold by or purchased from a Kansas resident must have the ownership transferred (sold)
by assigned title.
Seller Information
Buyer Information
Printed Name
Printed Name
Address
Address
City
City
State
State
ZIP
ZIP
Vehicle Information:
Year
Make
VIN
Purchase Price: $
Date of Sale:
By our signatures, we swear and affirm the above stated purchase price is true and accurate under penalty of perjury. I
am aware that the law provides severe penalties for making false statements under oath.
Signature of Seller
Date
Signature of Buyer
Date
Antique Vehicle Transfer of Ownership
Complete only if no title is available.
This section of the bill of sale is to be used to transfer ownership of an antique vehicle (vehicle that is 35 model years old
or older) when there is no Kansas title for the vehicle in the name of the owner / seller. All information in the bill of sale
above and the antique vehicle transfer of ownership below MUST be complete for this to be a valid assignment of
ownership. If a non-Kansas resident owns the antique vehicle and the vehicle is not maintained / garaged in Kansas, the
ownership of the vehicle must be transferred according to the laws of the seller’s home state of residence.
I, the undersigned, certify that I am the owner of this antique vehicle, which is listed above, and on this day I have sold and am
transferring ownership of this vehicle to
listed above as buyer. To the
best of my knowledge, no title has been issued in my name for this vehicle in any titling jurisdiction.
I further certify that I will guarantee this vehicle to be free and clear from all defects, liens or encumbrances of any nature whatsoever
and that I will indemnify any subsequent purchaser of same for any loss sustained should anyone prove ownership of said vehic le
superior to my title.
Date vehicle was sold and delivered:
Signature of Seller:
Notice to Buyer:
All 1950 or newer antique vehicles sold on a bill of sale must obtain an MVE-1, (Motor Vehicle
Examination) issued by the Kansas Highway Patrol or their designee and submit the MVE-1 with this bill
of sale when applying for antique title. Application for title must be made within 60 days of the purchase
date in the county treasurer’s motor vehicle office in the county in which the vehicle will be located /
st
garaged. Penalty will be assessed on and after the 61
day.
TR-312 (Rev. 7-15)