Sales Patent is a patent issued for the type of application covering lands of the public domain for agricultural purposes as stipulated in Chapter V of the Public Land Act and sold at public auction thru sealed bidding.
Sales Patent under Chapter IX of the Public Land Act pertains to Classification and Concession of Public Lands Suitable for Residence, Commerce and Industry (Lease and Sale)
Sales Patent under Republic Act. No. 730 pertains to Direct Sale of Residential Lands without Public Bidding.