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How do I obtain an Alabama Motor Vehicle Dealer License?

Applications for an Alabama dealer regulatory license must be submitted to the department electronically. Click here to apply: https://mvlicense.mvtrip.alabama.gov. Upon submission of the license application, a transmittal sheet will be provided that lists which documents must be submitted to the department.

Note: If there are outstanding liabilities resulting from penalty assessments for license plates, licenses will not be renewed.

Applications for an Alabama dealer regulatory license must be submitted to the department electronically. Click here to apply: https://mvlicense.mvtrip.alabama.gov. Upon submission of the license application, a transmittal sheet will be provided that lists which documents must be submitted to the department. Note: If there are outstanding liabilities resulting from penalty assessments for license plates, licenses will not be renewed.
Related FAQs in Dealer License, General
No. The applicant must have an established place of business in Alabama. Please click on the link below for the established place of business requirements. https://revenue.alabama.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/810-5-12-.01.pdf
Please click “Forgot Your User Name” and when prompted enter your email address on file. An email will be sent with your username.
No, all documents should be uploaded in the MV license system.
Applications for an Alabama dealer regulatory license must be submitted to the department electronically. Click here to apply: https://mvlicense.mvtrip.alabama.gov. Upon submission of the license application, a transmittal sheet will be provided that lists which documents must be submitted to the department. Note: If there are outstanding liabilities resulting from penalty assessments for license plates, licenses will not be renewed.
All licensees are required to submit to the department a continuous bond in the amount of $50,000. All dealers are required by law to become designated agents of the department. The dealer bond also satisfies the designated agent bonding requirement. (Section 40-12-398, Code of Alabama 1975)
Master Dealer License $125.00 Each additional place of business: $ 5.00 Off-site sales license: $25.00 Master Off-site Sales License $25.00 (Off-site sales licenses must be purchased at least 10 calendar day prior to sale.)