Header

Info Agency Main Banner Content

Article

Distributor

You need a distributor license if you are engaged in the business of selling motor vehicles to dealers located in Indiana. This includes a distributor's branch office.

You need a distributor representative certificate if you are an agent that can act on behalf of a distributor licensed in Indiana.

 

We encourage those wanting to obtain their distributor license in the State of Indiana to review the applicable state statutes (Indiana Code 9-32) and administrative rules (Indiana Administrative Code Title 75) regarding dealer licensing. Indiana statutes and rules can be found on the General Assembly’s website at iga.in.gov.

 

 

Please be sure to fill the application out completely and submit all required documents with the application. Failure to include required information or documents can delay the processing of your application. The license application must be completed by a dealer owner or dealer manager.

Online application available at dealers.sos.in.gov. Help guide available here.

The following must be submitted with the completed application. For additional details, please see the license application guide above:

  1. Zoning Affidavit (SF 55936)
  2. Indiana Vehicle Merchandising Certificate/Bond (SF 53966)
  3. Certificate of Insurance
  4. Photos of the Established Place of Business
  5. Business Entity Documentation
  6. Retail Merchant Certificate
  7. Photo Identification
  8. Background Check
  9. License Fee

 

 

Questions?

Email: dealers@sos.in.gov 

Phone: 317-234-7190

Dealer Account Helpline: 317-576-2568