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New Mexico Motor Vehicle, Motorcycle or Auto Recycler Bond

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If you are a Vehicle Dealer, Motorcycle Dealer or Auto Recycler in New Mexico, you need to apply for a license through the New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division (also known as MVD) and obtain a Vehicle Dealer, Auto Recycler or Motorcycle Dealer Surety Bond. Licenses are required for retail dealers, wholesaler dealers, manufacturers and auto recyclers and dismantlers. Dealers include new and used car and truck dealers (auto dealers), boat dealers, ATV dealers, motorcycle dealers, trailer dealers, snowmobile dealers, jet ski dealers and recreational vehicle dealers.

Surety Bond and License Requirements:

  1. Dealer applicants will need to obtain an application from the State of New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division.
  2. Complete the application and payment of the license fee.
  3. Dealers or recyclers must have an established business location.
  4. Post signage with any dba or trade name.
  5. Have a display or lot area
  6. Have an enclosed building on a permanent foundation that meets zoning requirements.
  7. and an office space to store and maintain books and records (records must be kept for three years).
  8. Applicants must obtain a $50,000 surety bond for vehicle dealers and auto recyclers.
  9. Motorcycle dealers will need to obtain a $12,500 surety bond.
  10. The license and bond will need to be renewed by March 31 of each year.

How Much Will This Bond Cost?

The premium that you pay for a Mexico Vehicle Dealer or Motorcycle Dealer or Auto Recycler Surety Bond is dependent on credit and the bond amount required.

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New Mexico Dealer License Information

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