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Applying for Dismantler License
Requirements for Dismantler License
Who is an Automotive Dismantler & Part Recycler?
Who is required to be licensed? (Dismantler)
Applying for Buyer’s identification (BID) Cards
Do I have to attend the Designated Agent Training class if I am the owner or can I send someone else to attend the Designated Agent Training class?
How much does it cost to attend the Designated Agent Training class?
Is the Designated Agent Training class required for new dealers?
When is the next Designated Agent Training class?
Are there any restrictions on the number of dealer, dealer transit and manufacturer plates that can be obtained?
Are there limitations on the types of vehicles the plates may be used upon?
How do I obtain an Alabama Dealer, Dealer Transit and Manufacturer License Plate?
Lost, stolen, mutilated or damaged dealer and dealer transit plates?
What are permissible uses of dealer transit plates?
What are the fees associated with the plates?
What are the prohibited uses of dealer and dealer transit plates?
Who may legally operate vehicles displaying dealer plates?
Who may legally operate vehicles displaying dealer transit plates?
Who qualifies for each type of license plate?
Are all dealers required to be a designated agent?
How do I become a designated agent?
Are you required to be an Alabama resident to apply for an Alabama dealer regulatory license?
Can I bring my dealer license application to the MVD office and get the license the same day?
How do I obtain an Alabama Motor Vehicle Dealer License?
What are the bonding requirements?
What are the dealer license fees?
What are the insurance requirements?
What is the processing time for a dealer license?
Where do I get the forms to complete? (bond and insurance form)
Who is required to be licensed?
How do I reprint my license?
Is there a charge for each location?
Is there a fee for making a change to my regulatory license?
What are the requirement for an off-site license?
What do I need to do if I move from my licensed location?
When will my license be mailed?
What is my password? (for dealer license renewals only)
What is my username? (for dealer license renewals only)
Are there any special web browser requirements to use the IRP/IFTA eFile service?
Can I eFile an amended IFTA return?
Can I eFile an IFTA return after the due date for the filing period?
Do I need to submit any paper documents?
How accurate is IFTA eFile?
How can I get a copy of my IFTA return that I filed over the internet?
How do I eFile?
If I eFile, how do I make a payment?
If I have a credit but don’t want to apply it to future transactions, how do I request a refund?
If I make a mistake on my IFTA quarterly tax return, can I correct it?
Is it safe to eFile over the internet?
Is there a charge to use IRP/IFTA eFile?
Is there any way to save a partially completed IFTA return on eFile if I need to log out before I have completed the report?
Is there a time limit while using the IRP/IFTA eFile system?
What are the IFTA quarterly tax return E- filing due dates?
What hours of the day is eFiling available for IRP/IFTA transactions?
What is IRP/IFTA eFile?
What is my userid for IRP/IFTA eFiling purposes?
What should I do if I don’t have an IRP/IFTA eFile password, have forgotten or lost it?
Where can I get assistance?
Where can I get a trip/fuel/combination permit?
Why can’t I do my renewal now?
Why can’t I file my IFTA quarterly tax return?
Doesn’t the insurance company provide you with my policy information?
How does the state confirm insurance coverage?
How does the state verify liability insurance coverage?
I have had insurance with my insurance company for many years, why would the insurer not confirm coverage on my vehicle?
I received a request for insurance verification on one of my vehicles. Should I expect to receive a request for insurance verification for all my vehicles?
When are proof of insurance and payment of fees required?
I had insurance on the insurance verification date reflected on the MLI Verification Notice, do I still need to pay the reinstatement fee?
I received a request for insurance verification on a vehicle that was stored or not working and thus was uninsured. How do I respond to the verification notice?
What does the state do with the insurance information I provide for verification of insurance coverage information?
What do I do if I did not have insurance on the verification date?
What do I do if I sold the vehicle I received the insurance verification request for prior to the date for verification?
Why did I receive a MLI Verification Notice when I already paid the ticket for no insurance?
I have an Out of State (OOS) Policy in Effect on my vehicle, can I use that to clear my MLI record?
Am I required to pay the registration and annual additional ($50.00) fee if I am attempting to register a vehicle for which the registration has been revoked?
Am I required to pay the registration fees for the entire year if my registration has been revoked?
If the vehicle was stored or not working on the insurance verification date, do I still need to pay the reinstatement fee?
Where do I pay the MLI reinstatement fee?
Am I required to surrender to the license plate upon Revocation of the Registration?
If the registration is revoked and I do not purchase a new vehicle during the registration period, can the ad valorem tax be refunded?
Why did I receive a MLI Notice of Suspension (NOS)?
What if I determine there was a VIN or policy number discrepancy which cannot be resolved to where my insurer will return a correct “Confirmed” response through the online system?
Does Alabama law require the vehicle operator to retain registration documents within the vehicle?
How do I obtain disability access parking credentials?
How many license plates were issued last year?
If I move out of Alabama and register my vehicle in another jurisdiction, am I required to return the license plate to the State of Alabama?
In which situations does the State of Alabama charge a delinquent penalty for the registration of a motor vehicle?
I purchased a vehicle overseas and will be shipping it to the United States. How do I title and register the vehicle in Alabama?
What is the fee to transfer a license plate?
When I sell or otherwise dispose of my vehicle, does the license plate remain on the vehicle?
Do all counties mail registration renewal notices?
In what months are license plates renewed?
Which counties in Alabama offer online registration renewals?
Are all distinctive license plates available to the general public?
How do I obtain a personalized license plate?
What is the fee for a personalized license plate?
What types of vehicles are permitted to display distinctive and personalized license plates?
How do I apply for a new distinctive license plate category?
How do I determine how close an organization is to meeting their requisite plate sales?
How do I make a commitment to purchase for a proposed new license plate category?
How will I know when the plate is available?
I do not have my Pre-commitment Receipt or Redemption Voucher, what do I do?
What happens if the required number of pre-commitments are not obtained?
Who do I contact for a refund if the license plate does not meet the minimum number for production?
Are emissions testing a prerequisite to registration?
I am a military member stationed in Alabama. Am I required to title and register my vehicle in Alabama?
I just acquired a vehicle. How many days do I have to title and register this vehicle?
I just moved to Alabama. How long do I have before I must register my vehicle?
Is the registrant required to prove that he/she has liability insurance when registering a motor vehicle?
What are the prerequisites for registering a vehicle in Alabama?
Where do I go to register my motor vehicle in Alabama?
How to apply for an Alabama Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
How to apply for an Alabama Assigned Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to a homemade trailer
Can I rebuild a motor vehicle with parts only, parts car, non-rebuildable, certificate of destruction, or junk branded certificate of title?
Do I have to repair all the damage to my salvage vehicle before applying for salvage inspection?
How do I track the status of my rebuilt inspection application?
May I apply for an inspection to a vehicle rebuilt in another state?
My vehicle has a salvage title. Can I register and drive it on the public highways of this state?
What do I have to do to become a licensed rebuilder?
What is a salvage vehicle (total loss)?
Can I bring my application for rebuilt inspection and vehicle to Montgomery for an inspection today?
How do I schedule a rebuilt inspection for my vehicle?
How long does it take to get a rebuilt inspection?
How much does it cost for a rebuilt inspection?
I did not own my vehicle prior to salvage. How do I apply for a rebuilt inspection?
I owned my vehicle prior to salvage. How do I apply for a rebuilt inspection?
Where can I find the application package for rebuilt inspection?
Where do I take my vehicle for the inspection?
Can I sell a salvage vehicle without the current salvage title being in my name?
I bought a vehicle with a salvage title. Can a salvage title be issued in my name?
Does the Department offer same day title printing?
How do I check the status of my title application?
How long does a designated agent have to mail in the paperwork when you buy a car?
How long does it take to receive an Alabama title?
What vehicles are required to be titled in the State of Alabama?
How can I apply for Alabama certificate of title when I do not have the outstanding certificate of title to surrender?
Why do I need a lien release in order to apply for a replacement Alabama certificate of Title?
How do you cancel a manufactured home as real property?
What are the requirements for titling a manufactured home?
What is a manufactured home?
How can a title be issued if the dealer is out of business and the title paperwork was never submitted to this department or the seller never provided the buyer with a title?
How do I apply for a surety bond?
How do I apply for a replacement title?
How do I apply for title if the owner is deceased?
How do I correct an Alabama title or a title assignment?
If the application reflects joint ownership joined by “AND” and the assignment is joined by “OR”, will the title application be rejected by the department?
If the lienholder information is not provided in the assignment, will the title application be rejected by the department?
If the odometer reading is missing in the assignment, will the title application be rejected by the department?
If the owner signs but does not date the application, will the title application be rejected by the department?
If the owner’s name on the application is listed as John Allen Smith and the assignment is listed as John A Smith and no documentation has been provided for the name variances, will the title application be rejected by the department?
If there are two owners listed on the title application are they both required to sign the application?
Is a bill of sale required to be provided for a Leased vehicle?
Is a physical Alabama address required for the owner on the application?
Is the assignment of an MSO or title required to be notarized?
The lienholder’s name on the application is listed as Bank Loans NA and in the assignment is listed as Bank Loans. Would the title application be rejected by the department for this?
What are the requirements for names and signatures?
What documents will I need to make application for Alabama certificate of title?
What is the cost to make application for Alabama certificate of title?
Where do I apply for an Alabama certificate of title?
How do I obtain records for an official title record, registration record, title history, or an abandoned vehicle record?
How do I report a vehicle as unclaimed/abandoned?
What qualifies as an unclaimed/abandoned motor vehicle?
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