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What's inside?

  • Step-by-step instructions on getting your business registration in Florida
  • 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

  • Overview
  • Dealer license types
  • 2. Florida business registration requirements

  • Pick a business type
  • Obtain an Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the IRS
  • Register with the Department of State(DoS)
  • Register with the Department of Revenue and County Tax Collerctor
  • 3. Dealer Licensing

  • Pre-licensing requirements
    • Secure a location and receive approval
    • Comply with location requirements
    • Complete pre-licensing training
    • Get electronic fingerprinting for dealership officers
  • Licensing requirements
    • Complete the application form
    • Attach additional documents
    • Pay fees and submit your application
  • License renewal
  • 4. Bonding

  • What is an auto dealer bond?
  • How much does the auto dealer bond cost?
  • 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 Florida 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 Florida.