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Are you required to be an Alabama resident to apply for an Alabama dealer regulatory license?

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

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
Related FAQs in Dealer License, General
All new and used motor vehicle dealers, including motorcycle and trailer dealers (excluding trailers not subject to titling), wholesale dealers, and rebuilders. (Section 40-12-391, Code of Alabama 1975)
To print or reprint your license, login to the MV license system with your username, click on “My Application” then go to “Docs” and click on the printer icon, then you will click on download or reprint the license.
The primary location is included in the license fee. There is a $5.00 charge per additional location. (Section 40-12-395, Code of Alabama 1975)
A $5 fee is only required when additional locations are added to the license.
The licensed dealer must apply for an off-site sales event license at least 10 calendar day prior to conducting the off-site sale. The application fee is $25. The off-site sale events shall not exceed 3 per dealer license year with each sale not to exceed 10 consecutive calendar days in duration. A temporary sign must be displayed at the location where the off-site sale is conducted. A facilitator of an off-site sale will be required to obtain a master off-site sales license. The facilitator will be required to verify the off-site license of participating dealers. The facilitator must list each participating dealer’s off-site sale license number on the application. If the dealer and facilitator are the same entity, only the master off-site sales event license is required. (Section 40-12-395, Code of Alabama 1975)
Motor vehicle dealers must electronically update their dealer license information using the Motor Vehicle License Portal. A new insurance certificate must be provided for the new location. Retail dealers must also furnish photographs of the new location and signage.