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- Step-by-step instructions on getting your business registration in California
- 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
- 1.1. Overview
- 1.2. Dealer license types
2. California business registration requirements
- 2.1. Obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN)
- 2.2. Pick a business type
- 2.3. Register with the Secretary of State (SoS)
2.4. Register with other state, country or city agencies
- 2.4.1. Dealerships with employees
3. Dealer Licensing
3.1. Dealer licensing requirements and steps
- 3.1.1. Location requirements
- 3.1.2. Photograph requirements
- 3.1.3. Application requirements and process
- 3.1.4. Fee schedule and submitting your application
- 3.1.4. License renewal
- 4.1. What is an auto dealer bond?
- 4.2. How much does the auto dealer bond cost?
- 4.3. How to get bonded?
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Appendix: Printable licensing checklists
- New Dealer Licensing Checklist
- Used/Wholesale Dealer and Auto broker Licensing Checklist