Wyoming has laws to protect residents when buying a car from a private seller. This guide will help simplify car buying.
Step 1 - Gather Documents
Certificate of Title
Complete the Assignment of Ownership on the back of the certificate.
- Your name and address.
- Odometer statement.
- Date of sale.
- Signatures of you and the seller.
You will need to have it notarized.
Bill of Sale
Wyoming doesn’t require a bill of sale. It’s still a good idea to have one for your records. It can help if any tax or legal issues come up.
PrivateAuto provides an electronic bill of sale form and state-specific documents. You can fill them out and sign right in the app.
Step 2 - Get a Vehicle History Report
A vehicle history report can show you:
- Title liens.
- Odometer discrepancy.
- Fire or flood damage.
- Maintenance records.
PrivateAuto partners with AutoCheck, the vehicle history report with the most value for the money. It gives you a complete picture of the car’s history.
Step 3 - Get an Inspection
An inspection can reveal hidden mechanical problems
Look for an ASE Certified mechanic. It means that the mechanic is skilled at inspecting and repairing most cars and light trucks.
Step 4 - Complete the Purchase
If you can, complete the purchase at your local county clerk office. This will help make sure you don’t leave out any steps.
- Proof of ID.
- Proof of Wyoming residency.
- A completed Application for Certificate of Title and VIN/HIN Inspection Form (Form MV-300A).
It’s easy to buy a car in Wyoming with PrivateAuto.
- No sharing private info.
- Verifies seller’s phone number, email, and driver’s license so you can avoid scams.
- Schedule inspections and test drives.
- Free guides to buying and selling in your state.
You get dealer-like services in the palm of your hand.