Buying a Vehicle

Tips for Buying a Vehicle

Visit Washington State Department of Licensing for tips on buying a vehicle.

Brochure: Fast Facts and Helpful Hints - Buying a Vehicle

Transfer Title

Please note: You have 15 calendar days to transfer a vehicle into your name. On the 16th day, monetary penalties begin to accrue.

What to bring when transferring the title*

  • Vehicle or Vessle title, with interest released
  • Odometer Disclosure Statement for vehicles less than 10 years old, signed by both buyer and seller
  • Bill of sale
  • Payment in form of cash, check, and credit/debit card (service fee may apply)

*Additional information or documentation may be required.

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