Are you ready to buy that Ford model you have been desiring, but do not know what documents to bring to complete the purchase? Don't worry, because our dealership understands how stressful the undertaking can be when it comes to purchasing a new or pre-owned vehicle. Our fantastic staff at Henderson Ford decided to compile a beneficial list of documents of what to bring to buy a car. We want your experience to be unforgettable throughout the entire process of acquiring a new Ford car, truck, crossover, or SUV model. So here is what our experts advise you to bring with you:

Current Driver's License

To drive the vehicle out of our dealership, the dealer needs to know that you are a valid and registered driver. Your driver's license also serves as the gateway to the next wave of documents, such as payment.

Form of Payment

In order to expedite the process, you will want to have your form of payment ready when thinking about what to bring to buy a car. This includes if you want make your purchase with a check, cash, or loan. If you are interested in a loan from our dealership, keep in mind that we will need to fill out the paperwork to get started.

Recent Pay Stubs

If you are interested in a loan from the dealership, you will need to produce proof of employment. We recommend you bring in two to three pay stubs.

Credit Score and History

Although our dealership can pull up your credit score and history, you should review it for yourself, and then have it with you as what to bring to buy a car.

Trade-In Vehicle Title

If you are upgrading to a new Ford model, you will need proof that you own the vehicle that you are trading in. The title, also known as a pink slip, is necessary when you bring in your current vehicle.

Proof of Insurance

You will need proof that you have insurance before driving the new car off the lot. Here at Henderson Ford, we recommend that you call ahead and update your policy with the insurer. 

Here at Henderson Ford, we want to accommodate our customers every step of the way when you are ready to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. We hope you now understand what to bring with you to buy a car and we look forward to your visit to our showroom!


Henderson Ford

810 Ridge Road
Directions Webster, NY 14580

  • Sales: 866-963-4420
  • Service: 866-524-6340
  • Parts: 866-524-6329

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