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Study Guide - Dealer Operator: Use of Dealer Plates

  1. A dealer is not required to purchase dealer license plates. However, if the dealer chooses to use such plates, the following apply
    1. The number of plates available for a dealer to purchase is determined by total sales, with up to 4 plates per licensed salesperson.
    2. An unlimited number of plates may be obtained by using the Application for Dealer License Plates.
    3. Dealers selling fewer than 25 vehicles per year are allowed no more than 2 dealer plates.
    4. A & C of the above.
    5. If a dealer uses dealer plates, the number of plates available for purchase is determined by the total sales, with up to 4 plates per licensed salesperson. Also, it a dealer sells less than 25 vehicles per year he/she is only allowed 2 dealer plates.
  2. What is the process for replacing a lost or stolen dealer license plate?
    1. Notify the local police department.
    2. Request a replacement from the MVDB.
    3. Notify the local DMV office when you can also request a replacement.
    4. A and B above.
    5. If a dealer tag is lost or stolen, the dealer must notify local law enforcement and if a replacement is needed, contact the MVDB office.

Section 13 of Study Guide