Dealer Registration

Franchise (new) vehicle dealers, independent dealers, and motorcycle, used parts and manufactured home and/or trailer dealers can save time by pre-applying for registration online using DRIVES e-Services. Dealers will need to continue the process at the Motor Vehicles Division office, in person or at the drop-off box, or by mail.

Online Pre-Registration

Using DRIVES e-Services, you will need the following information for the dealer pre-registration process:

  • Georgia driver’s license or Georgia ID card
  • Legal name of business or name of DBA entity
  • Georgia business license number
  • Publicly listed business phone number(s)

In-person office visits are by appointment only.  Please use the following to schedule your appointment. 

In-Person or Mail-in Registration

Required Documents

Submit in-person or at the drop off box:

DOR/Motor Vehicle Division
Attn: Business Registration Unit
4125 Welcome All Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30349

Submit by mail:

DOR/Motor Vehicle Division
Attn: Business Registration Unit
P.O. Box 740382
Atlanta, Georgia 30374-0382

Email questions to

The Department has the right to limit the number of additional license plates issued when the numbers certified in affidavit Form MV-6B differs from the Department’s records, business records, or investigative findings. The Department may request additional documents to validate the need for additional license plates.

Dealer Plate Guidelines

Dealer license plates can be used:

  • On vehicles in the company’s inventory that are being demonstrated to a potential buyer
  • To transport an inventory vehicle from one location to another
  • On dealership vehicles used by officers and employees. Employees are defined as persons working for these businesses at least 36 hours per week.

Dealer license plates cannot be used:

  • On privately owned vehicles
  • On vehicles leased or for hire
  • On vehicles used in dealership operations like rentals, delivery, parts delivery, towing, rollbacks, courtesy, or any other manner
  • On vehicles used by friends or family members of employees or officers of the business

You can be fined if you use these license plates illegally. If it is determined in a department hearing that the license plates were unlawfully used, the plates may be revoked and confiscated.

Note:  If you go out of business, you must turn in all license plates with a signed letter indicating the reason for return to the MVD Business Registration Unit at the address shown above.

Dealer Plate Replacement

You must submit the following to the MVD Business Registration Unit to replace a Dealer license plate.

  • The damaged license plate, notarized affidavit or a copy of the police report detailing how the plate was lost or stolen. The plate number must be listed on the report.
  • Check or money order for $12 payable to the Georgia Department of Revenue.
  • If the license plate was lost in the mail prior to your receipt, a completed Form T-200 Affidavit of Non-Receipt of an Original License Plate/Renewal Decal in lieu of $12 payment.