The State of Alabama Department of Revenue, Motor Vehicle Division is responsible for the licensing of non-dealer designated agents such as financial institutions, manufactured home dealers (title applications and cancellations), pawnshops, out-of-state financial institutions (manufactured homes only-title applications and cancellations), law firms (manufactured homes only-title applications and cancellations), and title agents (manufactured homes only-title applications and cancellations).
The Code of Alabama 1975, Sections 32-8-34 and 32-20-22, defines the non-dealer designated agent license requirements. Title agent that act in the capacity of a designated agent are required to obtain a surety bond to ensure compliance of state laws and faithful performance of duties in the titling of manufactured or modular homes.
The premium you pay for an Alabama Non-Dealer Designated Agent Title Agent (manufactured homes only) Surety Bond start as low as $200 based on good credit.
A separate application must be submitted for each branch or location.
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