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Alabama Non-Dealer Designated Agent Manufactured Home Dealer Surety Bond

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The State of Alabama Department of Revenue, Motor Vehicle Division is responsible for the licensing of non-dealer designated agents manufactured home dealers. Designated agents are responsible for obtaining documentation and information to complete an application for a Certificate of Title, provide signed copies to the owners, submit application packets to the Department of Revenue, maintain records for a minimum 5 year period and follow-up on reject applications.

The Code of Alabama 1975, Sections 32-8-34 and 32-20-22, defines the non-dealer designated agent license requirements. Manufacturers that will also register manufactured house titles will need to be licensed as a designated agent to offer title services. Manufacturers that provide title services must follow state guidelines and obtain a surety bond to ensure that the title process is done in compliance of state laws.

Surety Bond and License Requirements:

  1. Complete the online application (ETAPS) for Non-Dealer Designated Agent for Manufactured Home Dealers and payment of the license fee.
  2. Applicants must attend the two six-hour training classes before their ETAPS account will be activated. The training class covers titling procedures and ETAPS user training.
  3. Attach a copy of the business Manufactured Housing Commission License.
  4. A $25,000 surety bond is required for the license. Upload the bond as an attachment to the license application.

How Much Will an Alabama Surety Bond Cost?

The premium that you pay for Alabama Non-Dealer Designated Agent Manufactured Home Dealer Surety Bond is dependent on credit.

Did You Know?

A separate application must be submitted for each branch or location.

Related Links:

Alabama Department of Revenue - Dealer License / Designated Agent
Alabama Department of Revenue - Non-Dealer Application for Designated Agent

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