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How to become a licensed Minnesota Dealer – Motor Vehicle Lessor
Commercial Office Space
Office space occupying all or part of a commercial building.
Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 168.27
Minnesota Statutes, Section 168.091
Minnesota Statutes, Section 168.002
Minnesota Statutes, Section 297B.035
Minnesota Statutes, Section 65B
Minnesota Rules, part 7400
Dealer License Application (PS2401) - Must be completed in full - incomplete applications are returned to the applicant
Commercial Checklist (PS2410) – Do not file an application until the location meets all the necessary requirements listed on the checklist
Zoning Verification (PS2421)
Verification of Property Lease (PS2407)
Dealer Demonstration/In-transit Plate Application (PS2405)
Certificate of Compliance with Minnesota Worker's Compensation laws (PS2420)
31-Day Temporary Permit Request (PS2441)
Dealer Guide - Briefly explains Minnesota statutes and rules pertaining to motor vehicle dealer licenses.
Dealer Inquiry - Basic requirements needed to apply for a Minnesota Dealers License
Items Required - Explains what is required to be filed with the motor vehicle dealer license application.
Dealer License Activities - Defines dealer types
Transfer Guide - Addresses basic information regarding the titling and registration of motor vehicles in Minnesota.
E-Licensing Initiative - Addresses basic information regarding the titling and registration of motor vehicles in Minnesota.
Closeout Form - Explains what is required when the dealership is going out of business.
Minnesota Dealer Plate Usage - Just the Facts
Minnesota Motor Vehicle Tax Manual (complete)
Mail a written request for plates to the DVS Dealer Unit. Include your signature, dealer number and the fee (see above). At this time, we can accommodate online plate orders only during your online renewal process.
Dealer Request for Online Web Access
American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) WebsiteNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Website
Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association (MADA) Website or (651) 291-2400 / 1 (800) 652-9029
Northland Independent Auto Dealer's Association (NIADA) Website or (952) 894-1766