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Oregon Vehicle Dealers or Rebuilders Surety Bond

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If you are a Vehicle Dealer or Rebuilder in Oregon, you need to have a Motor Vehicle Dealer Surety Bond for your license. Licenses are required for a new or franchise vehicle dealer, used vehicle dealer (also known as an auto dealer or car dealer, recreational vehicle dealer, motorcycle dealer, moped dealer, snowmobile dealer, or All Terrain Vehicle Dealer (ATV) or vehicle rebuilder.

Surety Bond and License Requirements:

  1. Applicants are required to pass an eight-hour Dealer Education Course and an original certificate will be issued upon completion.
  2. The application requirements include: completion of the application, obtain zoning approval for business location, a liability insurance certificate, a surety bond and payment of the license fee.
  3. Licenses and surety bonds must be renewed every 3 years.
  4. Surety Bond requirements for the following dealer types:
  • $40,000 surety bond ($50,000 surety bond effective 1/1/18) for dealers of new or franchise vehicles, used vehicles, recreational vehicles, or vehicle rebuilders.
  • $2,000 surety bond ($10,000 surety bond effective 1/1/18) for motorcycle, moped, snowmobile, ATV dealers.
  • How Much Will This Bond Cost?

    The premium that you pay for an Oregon Vehicle Dealer or Rebuilder Surety Bond is dependent on credit and length of years working in auto sales.

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