"Generic Bill of Sale" - Louisiana

What Is a Louisiana Bill of Sale?

A Louisiana Generic Bill of Sale is a document you create to record the transfer of different goods. It is most often used by private parties during the sale of personal property and in cases where no specific form is available. This document usually contains a lot of essential details about the item transfer: the names and addresses of the seller and buyer, description of the sold item, and details of the deal.

Alternate Names:

  • Bill of Sale;
  • General Bill of Sale.

The State of Louisiana does not issue any official form which can be filled out for this purpose. Download a Louisiana Bill of Sale form through the link provided below and use it during your sales within the state. You can take also use our customize template and modify it according to state requirements and your needs.

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Do You Need a Bill of Sale in Louisiana?

The state does not require you to complete a Bill of Sale when selling or buying personal property in Louisiana. At the same time, both the seller and buyer usually prefer to fill out this document for extra protection. If filled out properly, it protects the legal interests of both parties and serves multiple purposes:

  • Proves the buyer is the new owner of the described item;
  • Is used as a purchase receipt and proof of payment;
  • Releases the seller from responsibility for the described item and its further use;
  • Contains basic details and conditions of the transfer.

To create reliable protection against any fraudulent claims that may arise in the future, fill out the Louisiana Bills of Sale as follows:

  1. Provide the full name, driver's license number, and full physical address of the seller;
  2. Enter the same information about the buyer;
  3. Describe the property you sell in detail. The description must help identify the item easily. Indicate color, size, shape, and other peculiarities. If you sell electronics, do not forget to specify the serial number. If accessories are included in the current sale, list them on the document as well;
  4. If the property you sell has any defects, list them and inform the buyer about them;
  5. Add a disclaimer stating that the buyer takes the property "as-is";
  6. Provide details of the transfer. The basic required details are the sales price (it is better to indicate it both in digits and in words) and the date of the sale. However, if you and the buyer agreed upon any special terms, you are recommended to write them down to prevent any misunderstandings;
  7. You and the buyer sign the document.

Prepare the document in duplicate for each party to have a copy.

Do Bills of Sale Have to Be Notarized in Louisiana?

Yes, both you and the buyer have to sign the document in front of a notary public for the sale to be considered valid.


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Louisiana General Bill of Sale
This Bill of Sale has been made on ________________, _____, in the Parish of
________________, in the ​ S tate of Louisiana ​ b etween the following parties:
________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Buyer") with a
mailing address of ______________________________________________________,
and ________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Seller")
with a mailing address of _________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________.
Purchase Price
The Buyer agrees to pay $___________________, which include Municipal, County,
and State taxes, to the Seller in exchange for the possession and ownership of the
following described property:
_____________________________________________________________________
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Additional Terms and Conditions
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Louisiana General Bill of Sale
This Bill of Sale has been made on ________________, _____, in the Parish of
________________, in the ​ S tate of Louisiana ​ b etween the following parties:
________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Buyer") with a
mailing address of ______________________________________________________,
and ________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Seller")
with a mailing address of _________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________.
Purchase Price
The Buyer agrees to pay $___________________, which include Municipal, County,
and State taxes, to the Seller in exchange for the possession and ownership of the
following described property:
_____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
Additional Terms and Conditions
_____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________________________
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The Buyer and Seller acknowledge that the property is being sold without any
representations ("as-is") and that after the sale the Seller shall not have any liabilities
other than the ones detailed in this Bill of Sale.
Buyer's Signature​ ______________________________
Buyer's Name __________________________________
Seller's Signature ​ _ _____________________________
Seller's Name __________________________________
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