Alaska Department of Administration, Divison of Motor Vehicles
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Dealer & Buyer's Agent Requirements

How do I register?

To register as a dealership or as a buyer's agent in the State of Alaska, you must submit the following to us:

  • An original, notarized surety bond of $50,000.

    Please Note: The surety bond must be in force at all times while you are doing business in Alaska.

    Please Note: It is only $25,000 for a dealer who sells only motorcycles

    Please Note: Boat dealers are not required to be bonded.

  • An Application for Registration as a dealer in Motor Vehicles or buyer's agent.

    Please Note: The signature of the person signing the application must be notarized.

  • $50.00 registration fee.

To get an Application

Please request the application from the Dealer/Fleet Unit of our offices. You must include the name and address that you would like the packet mailed to.

State of Alaska
Division of Motor Vehicles
1300 W Benson Boulevard STE 300
Anchorage, AK 99503-3691
Phone: (907) 269-3755

Processing time for issuance of dealer registration certificates may be 4-6 weeks. If you have any questions regarding dealer licensing, please contact our Dealer/Fleet office: (907) 269-3755.

Please Note: This does not include other licenses or registrations from other agencies. You will need to contact those agencies for their specific requirements.

Requirements & Responsibilities

Your registration period is two years.

You are required to display the certificate of registration at your business location.

The certificate is valid only for the name and addresses listed on the application filed with us.

If your business or location changes, you will notify us and provide us with a rider for the bond showing such changes (i.e. new or different name or location).

If you cease to do business, in whole or in part, during the registration period, you will return the registration certificate, any dealer plates and temporary permits to us.

You must renew after two years.

Please Note: You will be sent a letter and appropriate enclosures for renewal for the following two year period. This is a courtesy and your timely renewal should not be based upon receipt of this letter.

For statute's regarding Dealer and Buyer's Agent requirements, please visit:Alaska Statutes: Title 8, Chapter 66.