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New and Used Dealer Existing License Changes

Dealer licenses are nontransferable.  Complete ownership changes require a new license. Click HERE to review new license requirements.

Changes to Existing License Holders
Please select one of the following:

Please contact us at DMV.DR@ct.gov with questions or requests for changes not specified here.  Please include your license number, change you would like to make and contact number. 

Removing or Adding Officer Requirements
Adding or Removing Members of an LLC

New, Used, and Repairer licenses are non-transferrable.  Complete ownership changes require a new license. Click here to review new license requirements.

Requirements to Remove a Member from a LLC

  • K-7 Application section 1 and notarization only
  • Secretary of State document showing the ownership reflected on K-7 application 
  • Amended Operating Agreement
  • Fees payable to DMV:  $20.00 fee for each member being removed from license

Requirements to Add a Member to Existing LLC

  • K-7 Application section 1 and notarization only
  • K-8 License Inspection Application listing all members
  • Secretary of State document showing the ownership reflected on K-7 application
  • Amended Operating Agreement
  • Driver’s License of member being added
  • Privacy Rights Forms
  • Fees payable to DMV:   $20.00 fee for each new member being added to license
Adding or Dropping a Trade Name (DBA)

o $60,000 New/Used Dealer
o $25,000 General Repairer
$5,000 Limited Repairer

*New Vehicle Dealers Only

  • Franchise Certificate approving the name change
Change of Trade Name (DBA)

o $50,000 for New/Used Dealer
o $5,000 for Repairer
$5,000 Limited Repairer

  • DEEP Referral Sheet with waste oil letter
  • K-200 VIN Etching Form (New/Used only)
  • Fees to be paid to DMV:  $20.00 fee per change

**New Vehicle Dealers Only

  • Franchise Certificate approving new address
Change to a Corporation or LLC
  • K-7 Application completed in full
  • Privacy Rights Forms
  • Accurate Map of Building and Property accurately labeled sketch or site drawing no smaller than 8 ½ x 11, signed and dated by town & applicant.  This drawing must be prepared in accordance with the License Application Drawing Specifications, K-93
  • Trade Name Certificate when using a DBA, from town clerk’s office
  • K-8 License Inspection Application all applicants and qualified mechanic’s listed on K-7 must be listed in Section 2C.
  • R-1325e Financial Responsibility Certificate Insurance for plated and garage keeper’s liability, supplied by insurance carrier
  • K-158 Surety Bond or Rider

o $60,000 New/Used Dealer
o $25,000 Repairer
$10,000 for Limited Repairer

LLC Only

  • Operating Agreement if more than 1 member

New Vehicle Dealers Only

  • Franchise Agreement
  • Dealer Agreement and Standard Provisions

Non-refundable Fees to be Paid Prior to Approval

Transaction

License and Application Fee
New Vehicle Dealer $700.00 + $140.00
Used Car Dealer 
$560.00 + $140.00 
General or Limited Repairer  $340.00 + $140.00   

 

Plate Fees to be Paid After Approval (prior to license being issued) 

Transaction

Plate Fee
Dealer and Repairer Plate 
$140.00 per plate
Safety Plate $5.00 per plate

*DMV is accepting payments by phone and will contact you upon approval of your business license to collect plate fees (if applicable).
  
Prior experience for new officers/members will be verified.  If out of state previous employment, a letter is required from prior employer on their letterhead indicating time employed, position held and duties performed.  

Requirements for a Reduction or Addition of Property
  • K-7 Application signed by ZBA, Building Official and Fire Marshal. ZBA letter required if restrictions are placed.
  • Accurate Map of Building and Property accurately labeled sketch or site drawing no smaller than 8 ½ x 11, signed and dated by town & applicant.  This drawing must be prepared in accordance with the License Application Drawing Specifications, K-93. 
  • K-8 License Inspection Application all applicants and qualified mechanic’s listed on K-7 must be listed in Section 2C.
  • R-1325e Financial Responsibility Certificate Insurance for plated and garage keeper’s liability, supplied by insurance carrier
  • K-158 Surety Bond or Rider

o $60,000 New/Used Dealer
o $25,000 General Repairer
$10,000 for Limited Repairer

**If LLC or Corporation:

  • Certificate of Existence as filed with the Secretary of State

 

Downgrade from New to Used Dealer
  • K-7 Application Section 1 only
  • Privacy Rights Forms
  • Accurate Map of Building and Property accurately labeled sketch or site drawing no smaller than 8 ½ x 11, signed and dated by town & applicant.  This drawing must be prepared in accordance with the License Application Drawing Specifications, K-93
  • Required Photos Customer Rights, Labor and Storage Price, Customer Chooses Repair Shop, Post Business Hours on Customer Entry Door, Waste Oil Tank, Front of Building showing Bays, Tools and Equipment, Office, Floor Drains, Dealer Conveyance/Processing fees, VIN Etching
  • Trade Name Certificate when using a DBA, from town clerk’s office
  • K-8 License Inspection Application all applicants and qualified mechanic’s listed on K-7 must be listed in Section 2C.
  • R-1325e Financial Responsibility Certificate Insurance for plated and garage keeper’s liability, supplied by insurance carrier
  • K-158 Surety Bond or Rider

o $60,000 for New/Used Dealers

  • DEEP Referral Sheet w/ waste oil letter
  • DEEP Compliance Checklist
  • K-200 VIN Etching Form (New/Used only)
  • K-89 Storage Rates
  • Sales Tax Permit from Revenue Services
  • Clear Copy of Driver’s License of all members/officers listed on K-7 application
  • Certificate of Existence (LLC or Corporation Only) as filed with the Secretary of State with updated address
  • K-198 Agent for Service (LLC or Corporation Only)
  • Operating Agreement (LLC only if more than 1 member)
  • Articles of Organization (LLC only)

Nonrefundable Fees payable to DMV:

o $140.00 Application Fee
o $560.00 Used Dealer License

DMV is accepting Payments by phone and will contact you upon approval of your business license if you are requesting plates.  

  • Transaction Fee
  • Dealer Plate fee: $140.00 per plate
  • Safety Plate fee: $5.00 per plate
Downgrade from Used to Repairer License
  • K-7 Application Section 1 only
  • Privacy Rights Forms
  • Accurate Map of Building and Property accurately labeled sketch or site drawing no smaller than 8 ½ x 11, signed and dated by town & applicant.  This drawing must be prepared in accordance with the License Application Drawing Specifications, K-93.  
  • Required Photos Customer Rights, Labor and Storage Price, Customer Chooses Repair Shop, Post Business Hours on Customer Entry Door, Waste Oil Tank, Front of Building showing Bays, Tools and Equipment, Office, Floor Drains
  • Trade Name Certificate when using a DBA, from town clerk’s office
  • K-8 License Inspection Application all applicants and qualified mechanic’s listed on K-7 must be listed in Section 2C.
  • R-1325e Financial Responsibility Certificate Insurance for plated and garage keeper’s liability, supplied by insurance carrier
  • K-158 Surety Bond or Rider

o $25,000 for General Repairer

  • DEEP Referral Sheet w/ waste oil letter
  • DEEP Compliance Checklist
  • K-89 Storage Rates
  • Sales Tax Permit from Revenue Services
  • Clear Copy of Driver’s License of all members/officers listed on K-7 application
  • Certificate of Existence (LLC or Corporation Only) as filed with the Secretary of State with updated address
  • K-198 Agent for Service (LLC or Corporation Only)
  • Operating Agreement (LLC only if more than 1 member)
  • Articles of Organization (LLC only)

Nonrefundable Fees payable to DMV:

  • $140.00 Application Fee
  • $340.00 Repairer

DMV is accepting Payments by phone and will contact you upon approval of your business license if you are requesting plates.  

  • Dealer Plate fee: $140.00 per plate
  • Safety Plate fee: $5.00 per plate
 
Change of LLC/Corp Name (Amendment)
  • K-7 Application section 1 and notarization only
  • DEEP Referral Sheet w/ waste oil letter
  • K-89 Storage Rates
  • Trade Name Certificate from Town Clerk’s office, when using DBA
  • Certificate of Existence as filed with the Secretary of State
  • R1325e Financial Responsibility Certificate insurance for plated and garage keeper’s liability, supplied by insurance carrier
  • K-158 Surety Bond or Rider
o $60,000 New/Used Dealer
o $25,000 Repairer
$10,000 for Limited Repairer 

**New Vehicle Dealer’s Only

  • Franchise Certificate
  • Dealer Agreement & Standard Provisions 
Requirements for a Change of Location

 

**This requires a new license number and new dealer plates. 

  • K-7 Application completed in full
  • Accurate Map of Building and Property accurately labeled sketch or site drawing no smaller than 8 ½ x 11, signed and dated by town & applicant.  This drawing must be prepared in accordance with the License Application Drawing Specifications, K-93
  • Required Photos Customer Rights, Labor and Storage Price, Customer Chooses Repair Shop, Post Business Hours on Customer Entry Door, Waste Oil Tank, Front of Building showing Bays, Tools and Equipment, Office, Floor Drains.  NEW and USED DEALERS ONLY: Dealer Conveyance/Processing fees, VIN Etching.  NEW DEALERS ONLY: Lemon Law
  • Trade Name Certificate when using a DBA, from town clerk’s office
  • K-8 License Inspection Application all applicants and qualified mechanic’s listed on K-7 must be listed in Section 2C.
  • R-1325e Financial Responsibility Certificate Insurance for plated and garage keeper’s liability, supplied by insurance carrier
  • K-158 Surety Bond or Rider
o $60,000 New/Used Dealer
o $25,000 Repairer
$10,000 for Limited Repairer 
  • DEEP Referral Sheet  w/ waste oil letter
  • DEEP Compliance Checklist
  • K-200 VIN Etching Form (New/Used only)
  • K-89 Storage Rates
  • Sales Tax Permit from Revenue Services
  • Clear Copy of Driver’s License of all members/officers listed on K-7 application
  • Certificate of Existence (LLC or Corporation Only) as filed with the Secretary of State with updated address
  • K-198  Agent for Service (LLC or Corporation Only)
  • Franchise Certificate (New Vehicle Dealers Only) approving new address
  • Fees payable to DMV:  $140.00 Application Fee