Dealer and Wholesaler License Renewals - Auto Industry Division

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How to Renew Your License

  • The license expires 12 months after the month of issuance. 
  • The AID office is required by law to mail renewal packets to the primary business/mailing address of record, 30 days prior to their license expiration date. The AID office will mail the renewal via U.S. mail.
  • License renewals cannot be obtained on line. 

Grace Period

A courtesy grace period of 30 days is granted after the expiration date. A renewal fee AND a late fee will be charged.

Renewal Form Not Received

If you did not receive a renewal form, contact the AID office immediately.

Expired License

If your license is expired but is within the 30 day grace period, you may renew your license and pay a renewal fee and a late fee.

Expired License AND Grace Period

If your license is expired and the 30 day grace period has also expired, you may not renew. You must start over with an original application.

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Dealer/Wholesaler Renewal Checklist 

 

1. Renewal Application

Complete all fields on the renewal application and provide updates as needed. Do not skip any steps.

NOTICE - All applicants must be in compliance with any Colorado Division of Child Support Services Child Support Order(s). Non compliance may result in a hold on your application and will delay processing.

2. Surety Bond
  • Submit a photocopy or scanned document copy of Surety Bond OR Continuation Certificate.
  • The Surety Bond or Continuation Certificate must show FULL LEGAL NAME and DBA must appear on the “principal line.”
  • Dealer/Wholesaler Surety Bond or Continuation Certificate amount must be: $50,000
  • Surety Bond or Continuation Certificate must be signed by an owner or a partner, a corporate officer or LLC member.
  • Small trailer dealers weighing less than 2000 pounds – Surety Bond or Continuation Certificate amount must be: $5,000
  • Example of a Bond
  • Example of Continuation Certificate
3. Question(s)
  • Complete all questions listed on the Dealer License Renewal Application.

  • Specifically, complete questions 1-4 on this form.

  • Any question left blank or unanswered will delay processing of your application.

4. Checklist

Review the Checklist provided at the bottom of the renewal form and ensure you have completed all steps in the checklist.

5. Expired License and Expired Grace Period

Don’t let your license expire!

If both the expiration and grace period have lapsed the licensee will need to start over as a brand new applicant with a NEW ORIGINAL APPLICATION – All original application requirements will apply.

6. Additional requirements 
  • All documents submitted must be on 8.5” x 11” size paper.

  • Do not submit legal size copies.

  • Do not submit double sided copies.

  • Do not staple document(s).

7. Receipt of Applications
  • The Auto Industry Division must receive the renewal application prior to the license expiration date.

  • Applications received after the expiration date AND also within the 30 day grace period will be charged a renewal fee AND a late fee.

8. Incomplete Applications
  • All of the information on this web page is provided to assist you in making sure that your application is not missing any required documentation.

  • The Auto Industry Division strongly recommends that you use this information to aid you in completing the application.

  • Any fields that are not complete may result in your application being rejected and may delay processing.

9. Pay Fee(s)

Check should be made payable to the Department of Revenue. All fees are subject to change July 1st of every year. See button labeled $ Fees

 

Dealer/Wholesaler Online Renewal

Please be advised, that although you may have received a letter stating that renewals may be initiated online, these types of renewals are currently under construction. We are sorry for the inconvenience. 

 

  • NOTICE - All applicants must be in compliance with any Colorado Division of Child Support Services Child Support Order(s). Non compliance may result in a hold on your application and will delay processing.
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Adobe Acrobat Reader

  • To view or print any of the forms listed on this page, you will need a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  • You can download a copy from the Auto Industry home page - Quick Links

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For additional information contact the Auto Industry Division at (303) 205-5604 or e-mail your question to: dor_dealers@state.co.us