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Representative license

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Anyone who sells vehicles to licensed dealers on behalf of a licensed motor vehicle wholesale dealer, motor vehicle manufacturer or motor vehicle distributor must have a motor vehicle representative license. Representatives may sell vehicles for more than one business at a time. However, they may buy vehicles for only one licensed business at a time. There is no exam for the representative license.

No exam is required

There is no exam for the motor vehicle representative license. Representatives must be at least 18 years old, and cannot have been convicted of a crime directly related to the sale of motor vehicles. You do not need to have a valid drivers license to get a representative license. However, your employer might require it.

How to apply

If you have never held a Wisconsin representative license, or your previous license has expired, you may apply for a new representative license by doing the following:

  • Complete and print the Salesperson/Representative License Application Form MV2184.
  • Have your new employer complete and sign the bottom section of the form.
  • Mail your completed application and fee to Wisconsin Department of Transportation's (WisDOT) Dealer & Agent Section at the address below. (See the MV2184 Salesperson/Representative License Application Form for the correct fee.)

For more information or to have application materials mailed to you:

  • Email: dealers.dmv@dot.wi.gov
  • Call: (608) 266-1425
  • FAX: (608) 267-0323
  • Write to the address below:

    Wisconsin Department of Transportation
    Dealer & Agent Section
    4802 Sheboygan Avenue, Room 201
    P.O. Box 7909
    Madison, WI 53707-7909

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Questions about the content of this page:
Division of Motor Vehicles, Dealer Section, dealers.dmv@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: October 11, 2005

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