Flag_of_Alabama.svg
An official website of the Alabama State government.

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.

Services

Services

Business and License

Business and License

Collections

Collections

Entity Registration

Entity Registration

Human Resources

Human Resources

Income Tax

Income Tax

Legal

Legal

Motor Vehicle

Motor Vehicle

Property Tax

Property Tax

Sales and Use

Sales and Use

Tax Incentives

Tax Incentives

Tax Policy

Tax Policy

Apply to Become a Designated Agent

  • Apply to Become a Designated Agent
  1. Designated Agent Qualification Requirements:
    • Licensed Alabama Motor Vehicle Dealers must have a current Act 539 Regulatory License.
    • Licensed financial institutions – submit a copy of their Title 5, Chapter 19, state banking license or equivalent.
    • Pawnshops – submit copy of Alabama pawnshop license.
    • Insurance companies
    • Towing companies
    • Manufactured home dealers
    • Out of state financial institutions (manufactured homes only) – submit copy of company’s state business or regulatory license.
    • Law firms (manufactured homes only) – submit copy of document evidencing that a principal of the firm is admitted to the 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 the department, 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.

Website feedback