How To Sell My Car In Connecticut

How To Sell My Car In Connecticut

Here are some useful tips for selling your car in Connecticut.

Documents Needed To Sell Your Car In Connecticut

Certificate of Title

Complete the reverse side of the title:

  • Buyer name and address.
  • Buyer signature.
  • Your signature.
  • Odometer disclosure if the car is less than 10 years old.
  • Rebuilt from salvage disclosure if needed.

Odometer Statement

Complete the Conforming Odometer Statement on the back of the title. Automobiles older than 10 years are exempt.

If there’s no room on the title, you and the buyer must complete the Federal Odometer Disclosure Statement.

Replacing a Lost Title In Connecticut

If you don’t have a title for the vehicle, you can request a replacement by filling out Form H-6B.

Bill of Sale

Connecticut requires a Bill of Sale. You can use the CT Form H-31 or draft your own. The Bill must include the following info:

  • Buyer’s name and address
  • Your name and address
  • Vehicle description
  • Make
  • Model
  • Year
  • Color
  • Vehicle identification number (VIN)
  • Sales price
  • Date of sale
  • Your signature

Be sure to keep a copy of the title and the Bill of Sale for your records.

PrivateAuto includes a bill of sale with your vehicle listing.

Vehicle History Report

While it’s the buyer’s responsibility to research the car’s history, you can present yourself as a trustworthy seller by providing a history report.

A vehicle history report is included when you sell with PrivateAuto.

Connecticut License Plates

Connecticut requires you to remove the license plates and cancel the registration. You must also keep liability insurance until you cancel the registration.

The buyer will need to register the vehicle and apply for a new title.


A lot of private sellers list on several sites. You should too. But when it’s time to close the deal, use PrivateAuto and close like a pro.

Sell your car with PrivateAuto now!