Dealer Licensing in Mississippi

New Car Dealer

Becoming a new motor vehicle dealer in the state of Mississippi requires several steps.

First, you will need to complete a Dealer, Manufacturer, or Distributor Application. You may also apply online at the MMVC's Initial Application page. Along with the application, you may need to include any or all of the following:

  • The $100 new dealer licensing fee.
  • Copy of franchise for each make of car you plan to sell.
  • Copy of latest Financial Statement of each Principal and for the Applicant (Business).
  • Biography of principals.
  • List of your salesmen with associated license fee and a Application of License for Salesman of New Motor Vehicles for each one (fees are listed on the application form).
  • Letter from lending institution addressing floor plan and business operation.
  • Labeled photos or sketches of your place of business.
  • Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission Bond of New Motor Vehicle Dealer in the amount of $50,000.
  • Manufacturer's area marketing analysis.

Send the completed application and accompanying forms to:

  • Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission
  • 1755 Lelia Drive, Suite 200
  • Jackson, MS 39216
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