renew your dealer or wholesaler license, you must take the following renewal
documents to your local SCDMV Branch Office for processing.
Completed Form DLA-1 Application for a Dealer or Wholesaler License; and
Current SLED Criminal History report for each owner (report cannot be more than 90 days old); and
Completed Form AD-808A Affidavit of Eligibility on any individual who owns or controls 10% or more of the business and is not a United States citizen; and
If you purchased a new surety bond since your last application, you must submit your original bond and Power of Attorney to the Dealer License and Audit Unit at P.O. Box 1498, Blythewood, SC 29016-0023.
If you are applying for plates you must also provide:
Current proof of garage liability insurance.
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Some applicants require facility inspection upon renewal. The following criteria determine whether or not an inspection is required for a renewal applicant:
- The dealer or wholesaler license has been expired for more than 90 days.
- The type the dealer has changed (wholesaler to dealer or vice versa).
- The dealer or wholesaler changed his name and/or address.
- The dealer or wholesaler changed ownership or location.
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