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Auto Dealer Services Division

Dealer Alerts

Motor Driven Cycles (MDC), Motor Scooters, Mopeds and Motorcycles

Dealers of Motorcycles, Motor Scooters, Mopeds or Motor Driven Cycles (MDC) who sell at least twelve (12) units per year with 50cc or higher engines are required to obtain an Indiana dealer license. Information regarding dealer licensing can be found at:

in.gov/sos/dealer

Unit licensing or registration requirements for Motor Driven Cycles (MDC) can be found at:

BMV
 

MEETING NOTICE

The Motor Vehicle Advisory Board will hold a meeting on Monday, August 25, 2014 in the Indiana Government Center South Building, Conference Room 12.

APPLICATION FOR REPLACEMENT OR DUPLICATE DEALER PLATES

Please click here to access the Application


ALERT - Changes to the Indiana Wholesale Dealer License

ATTENTION: THE INDIANA GENERAL ASSEMBLY PASSED NEW LAWS DURING THE 2014 LEGISLATIVE SESSION THAT WILL AFFECT YOUR INDIANA WHOLESALE DEALER LICENSE.

Pursuant to SEA 350, all wholesale licenses will cease to exist after June 30, 2015. The Auto Dealer Services Division has created Administrative Emergency Rules to provide options for valid wholesale dealers. Here is a link to the Administrative Emergency Rules: http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/20140702-IR-075140247ERA.xml.html

The Division has created the following flyer detailing several options available for current, valid wholesale dealers: Wholesale Transition Flyer

Please choose the option that best fits your business. Each wholesale dealer must chose one of the options and notify the Auto Dealer Services Division of the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office on or before June 30, 2015.

If a valid Indiana wholesale dealer would like to select Option 2- the Transition Period –please complete the following form and submit it to the Auto Dealer Services Division at:

302 W. Washington St.
Room E-018
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Or
dealer@sos.in.gov

Wholesale Transition Period Request Form


ALERT - Dealer Bond Requirements

Please read updated requirements here


ALERT - From the Indiana State Police

Identity Theft Scam-Car Dealer Loan Fraud


DEALER ALERT!!! - Recent Reports

Recently the Auto Dealer Services Division has received multiple reports from dealers in the Evansville area of attempted audits by unauthorized individuals claiming to be Indiana Secretary of State Dealer Division investigators. We encourage you to check who your investigator is under the contact tab on our website at http://www.in.gov/sos/dealer/2365.htm. If you are contacted by an individual representing themselves to be with the Secretary of State’s office please email your area investigator or call 317-234-7190 to confirm the individual is actually an employee of the Secretary of State. All of the Secretary of State field investigators carry their credentials and will present them to you upon request.


DEALER ALERT - NEW RULES

New Rules - September 19, 2013

The Auto Dealer Services Division (“Division”) of the Indiana Secretary of State’s office is alerting all dealers of the new Emergency Administrative Rules.  The Division was given the authority by the Indiana General Assembly to change administrative regulations through emergency rulemaking. 

Please click here to view the Emergency Rules.

The Division will begin the process of permanently changing the Administrative Rules.  Please check the website often to keep updated on the rulemaking process and hearings that will be scheduled to allow for public comment.

Please click here to view the rulemaking calendar.

Wholesale dealers please note additional information regarding your Indiana business location and the new wholesale dealer plates. New licenses will be denied unless use and occupancy of your identified Indiana location are made clear at the time of application.


DEALER ALERT

National Criminal History Background Checks must be submitted with all NEW license applications. Indiana Code IC 9-32-16-11(d)

Click Here to learn more


DEALER ALERT


OUR LAWS HAVE MOVED TO NEW CODE LOCATION AND CITATION – CLICK HERE


EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013 THE APPLICATION/ LICENSE FEE MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE APPLICATION 

New applicants must now send fee in with the application heading
Please click here to view the Application/License Fees

ADSD Main Line: 317-234-7190

Auto Dealer Services Staff

Name

 Title

Email

Elizabeth Murphy

ADSD Director/Senior Counsel

emurphy@sos.in.gov  

Noelle Sykes

ADSD Compliance Attorney

nsykes@sos.in.gov

Gary Humphries

Licensing & Certificate Manager

glhumphries@sos.in.gov

Ashley Humphries   

ADSD Senior Enforcement Attorney             

anhumphries@sos.in.gov

Don Cloud

Senior Investigator      

drcloud@sos.in.gov

 

Field Examiners

Area

Name

Phone

Northeast

Kathleen Hults

khults@sos.in.gov

Northwest

Sherri Van Hook

Svanhook@sos.in.gov

Central – West

Marilyn Fisher

mdfisher@sos.in.gov

Central – East

Teaune Trice

tatrice@sos.in.gov

Southeast             

Carol Poe               

capoe@sos.in.gov

Southwest

Luis Garza

lrgarza@sos.in.gov


Wholesale Dealer Alert

You must let us know if you choose to vacate your Indiana office location or business. In addition all plates and stickers must be promptly returned to our office. Failure to advise us and return the plates will result in the imposition of penalties. If you have a question or have already vacated your location please email us at dealers@sos.IN.gov so we can work with you to avoid a fine.