Vehicle Remanufacturer License

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You need a vehicle remanufacturer license if you produce vehicles with used or reconditioned parts.

How to Apply for a Vehicle Remanufacturer License

To apply for your license, submit the following:

Once you have completed these forms and collected all documents, visit a DMV inspector office to submit your paperwork and fees to be mailed.

Out-of-state applicants can mail their paperwork to:

Department of Motor Vehicles
Occupational Licensing Section
PO Box 932342 MS L224
Sacramento, CA 94232-3420

You’ll also need to undergo a background investigation.

Fees

  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • $1 family support program
  • $50 for each branch location (if applicable)
  • $90 for each auto plate (plus county fees, if applicable)
  • $92 for each motorcycle plate (plus county fees, if applicable)
  • $42 for each person out of state who submits a Fingerprint Card (ADM 1316) (if applicable)

How to Renew a Vehicle Remanufacturer License

To renew your license, complete a Renewal Application (OL 45). Mail your application and fees to the address on the form.

Fees

  • $85 renewal application fee
  • $1 family support program
  • $90 for each auto plate
  • $92 for each motorcycle plate
  • County fees (if applicable)

How to Modify a Vehicle Remanufacturer License

To modify an existing license, complete and submit one of these forms:

Mail your completed form and fees to:

Department of Motor Vehicles
Occupational Licensing Section
PO Box 932342 MS L224
Sacramento, CA 94232-3420

Fees

  • $50 name change fee
  • $50 address change fee
  • $50 add a branch fee
  • $70 officer change fee

Remanufacturer Licensing Authority

California Vehicle Code (CVC) §§29, 320 (a), 507.5, 507.8, and 11700 et seq. The CVC is available for purchase from DMV.

California Code of Regulations Title 13, Chapter 1.

California Government Code §6157 (a) – (d).

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