Arkansas Auto Dealer Bond

    All Used Car dealers in the State of Arkansas are required to obtain a license certificate from the Arkansas State Police. Dealers must submit the ASP certificate to an Arkansas State Revenue Office, as well as purchase motor vehicle dealer plates.
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Dealer License Fees:

  • $1,000 annually for master license plates
  • $25 for each extra dealer plate annually

Arkansas Dealer Surety Bond

Franchise dealers are required to obtain a $25,000 auto dealer bond and submit it to the Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission (AMVC) for licensing. Used auto dealers are required to submit a $25,000 surety bond to the State Police.

  • Bond: New Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond, New Motor Vehicle Dealer Branch for Used Cars
  • Obligee: Motor Vehicle Commission
  • Obligee Address: 101 East Capitol, Suite 212, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
  • Required Expiration Date of Dealer Bond: N/A
  • Surety Bond: Bond is Continuous and does not require a Continuation Certificate
  • Bond Form Revision Date: 1/2006
  • Bond: Used Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond
  • Obligee: State Police – Special Services Section
  • Obligee Address: #1 State Police Plaza, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209
  • Required Expiration Date of Dealer Bond: N/A
  • Surety Bond: The Used Auto Dealer Bond is Continuous, it does not require a Continuation Certificate
  • Bond Form Revision Date: N/A

Bad Credit Program for Auto Dealers

Arkansas 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 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.