Other names for this surety bond: Vehicle Dealer Bond, Used Car Dealer Bond, Car Dealer License Bond, MVD Bond, Commercial Vehicle Dealer Bond, DMV Surety Bond
The CA DMV requires all California auto dealers to purchase a $10k or $50k motor dealer license bond. Dealers with excellent credit and industry experience can pay as little as:
- $400 for a one year bond or $700 for two years for a $50,000 bond
- $100 for a one year $10,000 bond
Which CA MVD Bond do I need?
- $10,000 Dealer Bonds are a requirement for all California ATV dealers, motorcycle dealers, motorcycle lessor-retailers, and wholesale-only dealers that sell fewer than 25 vehicles per year
- $50,000 Dealer Bonds are a requirement for all other commercial vehicle dealers
If you prefer to fill out a pdf application, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.