Frequently Asked Questions

Who must go through dealer orientation?
Anyone listed on the dealership application including owners, partners, corporate officers, bond indemnitors, and managers.
How do I complete my Orientation training?
Once you complete the Orientation course, you will receive a certificate at the end of the course showing that you have completed the training. Turn that certification into MVED with your Dealer License Application.
Is it a problem if I did not take 8 hours to complete my orientation course?
How do I complete my Renewal training?
Anyone representing your dealership must must attend a three-hour training course.
Once you complete your Renewal training, we will send your certification information to MVED to log that you’ve successfully completed the renewal course. You will need to finish your Business Renewal through MVP.
Who is considered a dealer?
If you sell, display for sale, offer for sale or exchange during any 12 month period three or more vehicles you have owned for less than 12 months, you need to be a licensed dealer. Leasing companies and pawn shops are specifically not exempted under this provision.
Who is not considered a dealer?
An insurance company, bank, finance company, public utility company, State Tax Commission impound yard, federal or state governmental agency, or any other person coming into possession of motor vehicles as a part of his/her regular business, who sells the vehicles under contractual rights he/she may have regarding them, is not considered a motor vehicle dealer. Anyone who sells or exchanges only those vehicles owned for more than 12 months will not be considered a motor vehicle dealer.
Who will not be issued a vehicle business license or sales license?
A vehicle business or sales license will not be issued to any person who has been convicted of a crime related to the motor vehicle industry business, controlled substances, fraud, or registered registerable sex offense.