Dealer Licensing in Louisiana

If you want to become a licensed motor vehicle dealer or salesman in Louisiana, you've come to the right place. has outlined everything you'll need to know to get started.

Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission

The Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission (LMVC)  is responsible for all licensing, investigations, dispute mediations, audits, and regulations related to motor vehicle dealers and dealerships.

Becoming a Motor Vehicle Dealer

In order to become a motor vehicle dealer in Louisiana, you must become licensed.

Contact the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission for more information.

  • Phone: (225) 925-3870

License Renewals

You'll need to renew your dealer license when it expires.

If you decide to change locations, you must notify the LMVC before the move. If you decide to stop doing business, you must notify the LMVC.

Becoming a Motor Vehicle Salesman/Agent

In order to become a motor vehicle salesman/agent in Louisiana, you must also become licensed.

Along with the $30 fee, you may need to submit any documents pertaining to debt waivers or debt forgiveness. Obtain this information from your motor vehicle dealer.

You'll find mailing information in our Dealer Forms section.

Application dates are situational and may vary. Contact the Commission Members for your specific date.

For more information, be sure to check out our Dealer-Related Information section.

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