TEXAS DMV AUTO DEALER LICENSE LAWYER

Alan Abergel is an attorney licensed by both the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of California.  

THE LAW OFFICES OF ALAN ABERGEL, P.C. (“LOAA”) assists with both DMV auto dealer applications and OCCC MVSF applications.

Texas auto dealers are licensed and regulated by the Texas DMV.  Texas MVSFs are licensed and regulated by Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner (OCCC), and are also regulated by other Texas and federal government agencies.  See here for LOAA’s OCCC MVSF license application services.

A GDN is the basic dealer license that allows a person to buy, sell or exchange the type of used vehicle for which the GDN is issued. GDN licenses are divided into several categories.

Independent Motor Vehicle – May buy, sell, or exchange any type of used cars, trucks, motor homes, and neighborhood vehicles. May buy, sell, repair, or rebuild salvage motor vehicles and nonrepairable motor vehicles. May use dealer’s temporary tags, buyer’s temporary tags, and metal dealer license plates on motor vehicles only. Must provide a bond.

Independent Motorcycle – May buy, sell, or exchange any type of used motorcycles, motor scooters or ATVs. May buy, sell, repair, or rebuild salvage motor vehicles and nonrepairable motor vehicles. May use dealer’s temporary tags, buyer’s temporary tags, and metal dealer license plates on motorcycles, motor scooters or ATVs only. Must provide a bond.

Travel Trailer – May buy, sell, or exchange used travel trailers. May buy, sell, repair, or rebuild salvage motor vehicles and nonrepairable motor vehicles. May use dealer’s temporary tags, buyer’s temporary tags, and metal dealer license plates on travel trailers only. Exempt from the security requirement.

Trailer/Semitrailer – May buy, sell, or exchange new or used utility trailers and/or semitrailers. May buy, sell, repair, or rebuild salvage motor vehicles and nonrepairable motor vehicles. May use dealer’s temporary tags, buyer’s temporary tags, and metal dealer license plates on trailers/semitrailers only. Exempt from the security requirement.

Wholesale Dealers – May sell or exchange vehicles only with other licensed dealers. Are NOT required to have a five-vehicle display area. May NOT sell vehicles to retail purchasers. Wholesale vehicle dealers may buy, sell, or exchange used vehicles, including motor vehicles, motorcycles, and travel trailers. May buy, sell, or exchange new or used trailers and/or semitrailers. May use temporary tags and metal dealer license plates. Must provide a bond.

Independent Mobility Motor Vehicle Dealer License – Allows a dealer to offer to sell new mobility motor vehicles. A “mobility motor vehicle” is a motor vehicle designed and equipped to transport a person with a disability.

LEGAL SERVICES THE LAW OFFICES OF ALAN ABERGEL, P.C. (“LOAA”) PROVIDES:

Feel free to call TEXAS DMV AUTO DEALER LICENSE LAWYER, to discuss your licensing, compliance, or enforcement defense needs.