Are you shopping for a new or pre-owned vehicle? The professionals at Haldeman Ford want to help you streamline your buying experience by clarifying what to bring to buy a car. When you visit our showroom to browse our selection of new Ford models or our diverse inventory of pre-owned and certified pre-owned models, this helpful checklist can ensure a smooth transaction for that car, truck, crossover, or SUV model that you have been studying. Check out our suggestion on what to bring to buy a car:

Current Driver's License

Remember to bring your valid driver's license. This ID needs to be issued by the state where your new Ford model or pre-owned vehicle will be registered. The only exception is for those brave individuals who are serving in our armed forces, as any state can issue their licenses.

Valid Proof of Insurance

It is important to bring an up-to-date insurance card that displays the name of the person who is making the purchase and whomever else will be on the title. Note that this insurance card can be registered to your current model and will not yet display your new model.


All Parties Involved

Be sure that everyone helping out with signing the finance paperwork is present, including co-owners and co-signers. Bring everyone who will be on the title of your new model, as well as those who will be on the trade title.

Form of Payment

Whether you choose to make a down payment, set up a payment plan, or purchase an extended service contract, bringing your wallet, checkbook, or other forms of valid payment is necessary to ensure you drive home in your new Ford model.

Trade-In Vehicle Title

If you will be trading in a vehicle that currently does not have a bank lien, be sure to bring this vehicle's title. The sales staff at Haldeman Ford can provide more information on this item.

Vehicle Registration Card

This applies if you still have a lien against your current vehicle and you are trading it in, as well as if you would like to transfer your current license plates to your new car. Please ask the experienced representatives at Haldeman Ford for more information on this process.

Here at Haldeman Ford, we want to assure you of what to bring to buy a car. We will be glad to answer all of your questions so that you can smoothly get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. We look forward to your visit, so gather these essentials and we will see you soon!


Haldeman Ford US Hwy. 130

640 US Highway 130 and Hickory Corner Rd
Directions East Windsor, NJ 08520

  • Sales: 833-887-5779
  • Service: 833-887-5780
  • Parts: 833-887-5791


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  • Tuesday 9am-8pm
  • Wednesday 9am-8pm
  • Thursday 9am-8pm
  • Friday 9am-8pm
  • Saturday 9am-6pm
  • Sunday Closed

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