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What's inside?

  • Step-by-step instructions on getting your business registration in Alabama
  • Information on licensing requirements for all dealer license types
  • Overview of the costs associated with getting licensed and bonded
  • A printable checklist with all licensing requirements for your convenience!

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction

  • 1.1. Overview
  • 1.2. Dealer license types
  • 2. Alabama business registration requirements

  • 2.1. Obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  • 2.2. Register your business structure and legal and trade name
  • 2.3. If hiring, get a Workers Compensation Insurance
  • 3. Dealer Licensing

  • 3.1. Licensing requirements
    • 3.1.1. Meet business location criteria
    • 3.1.2. Ensure that you meet all licensing criteria
    • 3.1.3. File your application and documents and pay relevant fees
  • 3.1.4. Become a designated agent (new and/or used dealers)
  • 3.1.5. Apply for your privilege license with your county’s probate office
  • 3.1.6. Purchase your dealer plates
  • 3.2. License Renewal
  • 4. Bonding

  • 4.1. What is an auto dealer bond?
  • 4.2. How much does the auto dealer bond cost?
  • 4.3. How to get bonded?
  • About bryant surety bonds

  • Appendix: Printable licensing checklists

About the Author

Todd Bryant

Todd Bryant is the President and CEO of Bryant Surety Bonds. He frequently shares his expertise on everything related to licensing and bonding requirements in an effort to help aspiring entrepreneurs

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Bryant surety bonds

Bryant Surety Bonds is a surety agency with a long track record of assisting auto dealers get bonded in all 50 states.

We get a great number of dealer bond requests from Alabama and a lot of questions related to the bonding and licensing process. This is why we decided to share our expertise and provide this free resource on everything related to getting your dealer license and bond in Alabama.