How to renew your license: Vehicle and vessel dealers

Due to facility issues, this licensing program has limited operations. There may be delays in responding to requests. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re working toward resuming all business operations as soon as possible.

Things to know

  • Your license expires in 1 year
  • You can renew 60 days before it expires

The applicant/licensee must comply with all applicable laws and rules, even if not covered below.

How to renew

Renew online with the Department of Revenue

What you’ll need

  • If needed, supporting documents shown below, ready for upload
  • MasterCard, Visa, or American Express credit/debit card (transaction fee charged) or bank account information for E–check to pay:
    • BLS renewal fee
    • License and plate renewal fees for your license type

Want to renew by mail?

Follow the instructions on your renewal letter. If you did not receive a renewal letter, contact Business Licensing Service at 800.451.7985. Have your Unified Business Identification (UBI) number ready.

Supporting document for your renewal

Used vehicle dealers only: Certificate of Dealer Education showing you've completed at least 5 hours of approved training. To get your education certificate, contact one of the following education providers:

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