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Instructions for Becoming a Dealer

How to Apply

Fill out an application form:

Submit your completed application by mail or in person at DMV Headquarters, Business Regulation section (address at right).

Note: Applications can take 7 - 10 working days to process. You can’t conduct any dealer business until the application has been approved. 

Business Regulation Forms

Dealer Education

Applicants are required to have eight hours of pre-licensing education from an approved provider.

The approved education providers are:

! A Certified Dealer Education School
503-399-9199 or 877-541-2277
@ Your Pace Online
5th Gear Enterprises
Auto Dealers Certified Education School
503-362-6839 or 800-447-0302

Change Business Name or Address

File a correction request (Form # 371) with DMV.  The request must include:
  • Owner signature;
  • Location approval from the city or county (for address change);
  • A rider from your bonding company;
  • A new certificate of insurance; and
  • Payment of $30.

Contact Us
DMV Business Regulation Section
East Annex Building 
1965 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314
Mailing Address:  
Business Regulation
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314
Phone: 503-945-5052 Business Licensing
Phone: 503-945-5281 Dealer Investigations
DMV Business Regulation can only accept cash or checks in the exact amount of the transaction.  We cannot accept debit/credit card payments at this time.
Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Dealer Related Links

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