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New York Dealer License

New York Dealers Licenses are regulated by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles in Albany, New York.

To obtain an New York Dealer License, you can call the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at 800-225-5368 or write to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles at:

New York Department of Motor Vehicle Central Office
Customer Service Counter
6 Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12228

New York Dealers, New York dealers are regulated by the New York Used Motor Vehicle Commission
New York State DMV
Bureau of Consumer & Facility Services
Application Unit
P.O. Bo 2700
Albany, NY 12220-0700
Department of Motor Vehicles
518-474-0919
www.dmv.ny.gov/dealers/open-dealership 

I want you go in depth in the 6 Steps to an New York Dealers License


Step Number 1 Dealer Surety Bond and Workers Compensation Policy
The State of New York requires you to obtain a $20,000 dealer surety bond if you are Selling 50 or Fewer Vehicles and requires a $100,000 Selling More Than 50 Vehiclesyour The bond must be a surety bond eecuted by an insurance or bonding company authorized to do business in New York,

Here you can see the official New York Dealers surety bond form

If you have employees you will have to show the State of New York that you have an active workers compensation policy before the New York DMV will issue you your New York Dealers License

If you have questions about workers compensation you can visit the State of New York’s workers compensation board website you see here, or you can find answers from your insurance agent

Step 2-Federal Ta ID Number and New York Sales Ta ID
Before you apply for a New York dealers license you must obtain a Federal Ta ID Number and a New York Sales Ta Certificate.

Step 3 Register with New York Secretary of State
518-473-2492
www.dos.ny.gov

Step 4-Building & Lot
You must have a building for your New York dealers license. Your business building must be a permanent enclosed building owned or leased by you, The established place of business must be devoted mainly to the operation of your dealership
You must have heat, electricity and a phone, the State of New York DOES allow a cell phone to serve as your official dealership phone, many states require that you have a landline telephone in order to obtain a dealers license but the state of New York will allow a cell phone

You must have a display lot with room for at least 3 vehicles and you must display this sign permantley mounted to your building. The sign will be included in your dealer starter kit which we will talk about in a moment.

Step 5, New York Dealer License Starter Kit
You must purchase a New York Dealer Starter kit and submit your receipt with your New York Dealer License application, the New York Dealer Starter kit will contain
Book of Registry (Police Book)
Bills of Sale (Retail Certificate of Sale (MV-50)
Odometer Statements
Warranty Forms

Here are some website that will allow you to purchase your New York Dealer License Starter kit, be sure to include your receipt with your dealer license application.

Step 5 Submit your New York Dealer License Application to the New York DMV


Before you submit your dealers license application be sure to gather up the following documents that you will submit with your dealer license application
Surety Bond
Copy of Lease or Ownership Docs
NY Sales Ta ID Number
Proof of Workers Comp
Copy of Drivers License
Receipt For Dealer Startup Kit
Filing Receipt From New York Secretary of State
Fees

Then you will place all the docs into one big envelope with a few stamps and mail it to:
New York State DMV
Bureau of Consumer & Facility Services
Application Unit
P.O. Bo 2700
Albany, NY 12220-0700
Dealer License Bureau
If you have questions before mailing your dealer application to the DMV you can call 518-474-0919
When you submit your application correctly you should receive your New York Dealers license in about 30 days.

Once you obtain your New York dealers license you must display the license prominently, you are going to work hard to obtain your New York dealers license, you are going to be proud when you obtain your New York dealers license, New York law requires that you display your dealers license prominently when it is granted, don’t shove it in some desk drawer, or lock in in a vault, frame your official New York dealers license and display it on the wall, all New York dealers licenses must be displayed prominently

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Good Luck In Obtaining Your New York Dealer License!

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