Salesperson License in Washington DC
If you wish to become a vehicle salesperson, you'll need a Basic Business License from the Washington, D. C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. To obtain a license, complete an online application .
You can also apply by mail by sending the Basic Business License Application along with all required fees and documentation, or you can apply in person at:
DCRA Business License Center
1100 4th Street S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20024
Applicants need to submit a background check report with the package, as well as a certification letter from the dealership verifying their employment.
The fees total $154:
- Online applicants must pay by credit or debit card.
- Those applying by mail may only pay by check or money order.
- If paying in person, the fees are payable by cash, credit card, check, or money order.
The license needs to be renewed every 2 years.