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The .gov means it's official

Government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on an official government site.

The site is secure

The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Apply to Become a Designated Agent

  • Apply to Become a Designated Agent
  1. Designated Agent Qualification Requirements:
    • Licensed Financial Institutions – submit a copy of company’s Title 5, Chapter 19, State Banking License or equivalent.
    • Pawnshops – submit a copy of Alabama pawnshop license.
    • Insurance Companies – submit a copy of certificate of authority issued by the Alabama Department of Insurance.
    • Towing Companies
    • Title Agent (Manufactured Homes Only) – submit a copy of certificate of authority issued by the Alabama Department of Insurance.
    • Out of State Financial Institutions (Manufactured Homes Only) – submit a copy of company’s state business or regulatory license.
    • Law Firms (Manufactured Homes Only) – submit a copy of document evidencing that a principal of the firm is admitted to a State Bar.
  2. Access application to become a designated agent. The dealer regulatory license bond satisfies the designated agent bonding requirement. Non-dealers are required to post a surety bond in the amount of $50,000 payable to the state of Alabama.
  3. When a completed package is received by ALDOR, the designated agent account will be set up in ALTS and a designated agent certificate will be sent to the applicant. Note: The legal name of the business must be provided on the application and bond form.

All designated agents are required to complete the Designated Agent training seminar.