JavaScript must be enabled in order for you to use DMVNow in standard view. However, it seems JavaScript is either disabled or not supported by your browser. To use standard view, enable JavaScript by changing your browser options, then try again. To get the best experience, you'll need to upgrade to a modern browser.
Skip to Content
Agencies | Governor
Search Virginia.Gov

Motorcycle Certificate Fees and Plate Requirements

Listed below are the forms and fee amounts you need to apply for a manufacturer or distributor license and a factory representative license.

License Fees

License Type and Form One Year Two Years
Manufacturer or Distributor License (DSD 10) $100 $200
Factory or Distributor Representative License (DSD 7) $10 $20
Total $110 $220

The fee for the first two manufacturer or distributor license plates is $9.

Each member of your organization who acts in the capacity of a factory or distributor representative must be licensed as such.

Additional Information

If you are a Second Stage Manufacturer or assemble reconstructed vehicles or specially constructed vehicles, please attach an outline of any major or essential parts removed from and/or installed in the vehicles

If you are licensed as a manufacturer in another state, please submit your current certificate from that state with your application.

NOTE: Effective July 1, 2008, if you are a manufacturer or distributor headquartered in Virginia, Virginia Code § 46.2-602.2 allows for additional uses of vehicles displaying the new "HQ" or "MD" plates. Please indicate on your application or renewal form if you qualify as a Virginia-headquartered manufacturer or distributor.