Salesperson License in North Carolina

NC Salesperson License
Page Overview

Before you can sell cars, North Carolina requires a vehicle salesperson license.

How to Apply

You can only apply if you are 18 years old or older. If you meet this requirement, you then must:

  • Attend a approved Division of Motor Vehicles licensing course for 12 hours.
  • After finishing the course, visit any License and Theft Bureau office to complete an application and pay a $15 fee.

For questions, call any License and Theft Bureau office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, when licensing agents are present to field questions.

License Facts

  • Licenses are valid for an 1 year (until June 30th of the year following its issuance), before you must renew again.
  • You can only work for a single dealership with your license. Otherwise, you must notify the License and Theft Bureau if you jump ship to a different dealership.

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