Arizona Motor Vehicle Dealers

Arizona Auto Dealer License Requirements

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The State of Arizona applies a permanent four digit code to all new and used motor vehicle dealers. Renewal of licensing is annual.

Dealer License Fees:

  • $100 for original license and annual fee
  • $50 Branch license fee per location within a county
  • $15 Filing fee (per application)
  • $10 Provisional
  • $24 Background investigation fee (per individual)

Arizona Dealer Surety Bond

A Surety Bond in the amount of $100,000 is required for new and used auto dealers. A $25,000 Bond is required for brokers, wholesalers, auctioneers and title companies.

  • Bond: Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond
  • Obligee: Motor Vehicle Division
  • Obligee Address: PO Box 2100, Phoenix, Arizona 85001
  • Required Expiration Date of Dealer Bond: N/A
  • Surety Bond: Bond is Continuous and does not require Continuation Certificate
  • Bond Form Revision Date: 1/2004

Bad Credit Program for Auto Dealers

Arizona Auto Dealers with a low credit scores, or public records on their personal credit report (Bankruptcy, Liens, Collection, or Civil Judgments) may find a difficult time getting bonded. Bryant Surety Bonds, Inc offers a Bad Credit Surety Bond Program that is specially tailored to your needs and can get you approved. This program is available for all high risk Auto Dealers.

*Information for state licensing is provided as a guide, always verify with the state that the information is correct.
How to apply:
1.) Visit the commercial application page.

2.) Complete our online application.