License and Plate Renewals

Dealer License Expiration Dates


Both dealer licenses and dealer license plates expire annually according to the business name of the dealer to whom the license or license plates were issued. The expiration schedule below is for licenses and plates that were issued after December 31, 2014.


Dealer Business Name Begins With

License and Plate Expiration Date


February 1st


March 1st


April 1st


May 1st


June 1st


July 1st


August 1st


September 1st


October 1st


November 1st

Non-alpha (number or symbol)

November 1st


December 1st


January 1st


If your license renewal date is less than 6 weeks away and you have not received a renewal form, you can request a copy by emailing the clerk assigned to your dealership (if known) or you can email Please include your dealer number and county in your email.


If you are subscribed to notifications on your online dealer account, you will receive reminders about your upcoming license renewal.  These reminders will appear on your Online Dashboard and be sent to you via email.  Attached to these reminders is the renewal application form.  Please review the FAQs on for instructions on subscribing to notifications.  There, you can also find other helpful information about your online account.


You may apply for renewal either by completing the paper form or completing the Online Renewal process.  Once you have started the renewal process by paper or online, you will be unable to complete it using another method.

Online Renewal Frequently Asked Questions

Online Renewal Steps for Dealers

Online Renewal Tutorial Video: Coming Soon.


Have questions about what is required for license renewal? Please review our License Renewal Guide (for paper applications) or Online Renewal Guide (for online applications).