Manufacturer Representative - Auto Industry Division

 

 

License Types

Motor Vehicle Manufacturer Representative

C.R.S. 44-20-102 (15) "Manufacturer representative" means a representative employed by a person who manufactures or assembles motor vehicles for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of its motor vehicles or for supervising or contacting its dealers or prospective dealers.

Powersports Vehicle Manufacturer Representative

C.R.S. 44-20-402 (15) "Powersports vehicle manufacturer representative" means a representative employed by a person who manufactures or assembles powersports vehicles for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of the person's powersports vehicles or for supervising or contacting its dealers or prospective dealers.

 

Additional C.R.S. Definitions

C.R.S. 44-20-102 (14) "Manufacturer" means any person, firm, association, corporation, or trust, resident or nonresident, who manufactures or assembles new and unused motor vehicles; except that "manufacturer" does not include:

A person who only manufactures utility trailers that weigh less than two thousand pounds and does not manufacture any other type of motor vehicle; and A person, other than a manufacturer operating a motor vehicle dealer in accordance with section 44-20-126, who is a licensed dealer selling motor vehicles that the person has manufactured. All manufacturers doing business in the state of Colorado, irrespective of whether they maintain or have places of business herein, must be licensed as such. The sale of any new and unused motor vehicles, either directly or indirectly in the state of Colorado shall constitute doing business in the state by the manufacturer and shall subject such manufacturer to the requirements of this article.

C.R.S. 44-20-402 (14) "Powersports vehicle manufacturer" means any person, firm, association, corporation, or trust, resident or nonresident, who manufactures or assembles new powersports vehicles.

C.R.S. 44-20-102 (9) "Distributor" means a person, resident or nonresident, who, in whole or in part, sells or distributes new motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers or who maintains distributor representatives.

C.R.S. 44-20-402 (13) "Powersports vehicle distributor" means a person, resident or nonresident, who, in whole or in part, sells or distributes new powersports vehicles to powersports vehicle dealers or who maintains powersports vehicle distributor representatives.

How to Apply

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Manufacturer Representative License Application Checklist

 

 

1. Employment

The applicant must be employed by a licensed Manufacturer or Distributor.

2. Manufacturer Representative Application Information Checklist

The Manufacturer Representative Application Information (DR 2012) checklist is provided to assist you in the application process.

3. Manufacturer Representative Application

Complete and submit the Manufacturer Representative Application (DR 2662) form. Sign the form and do not skip any fields.

4. Secure Verifiable Identification - Proof of Lawful Presence
  • All Auto Industry applications and forms require that a licensee use their FULL LEGAL name as shown on the applicants Driver License or Identification Card or proof of lawful presence document.

  • Provide SVID for All owners, partners, members or officers.

  • Submit a photocopy or a scanned copy of an appropriate identification such as a Colorado Driver License for the applicant. 

  • Examples of Proof of lawful presence documents are listed on the SVID Matrix form.

  • HB06S-1023 - EVIDENCE OF LAWFUL PRESENCE - All Dealers, Salespeople and Wholesalers must attach a copy of their verifiable ID to their application. Verifiable ID is required for original and renewal applications. You may learn more about this requirement by viewing the Verifiable ID Requirement link for Rules of Evidence of Lawful Presence - 1 CCR 201-17 located on the Secretary of State Office website.

5. Verification of Fingerprints
  • Requirements that must be met by all applicants are listed on the Verification of Fingerprints page.

  • DO NOT provide Form Verification of Fingerprints (DR 2197) UNLESS YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DO SO.  TO DETERMINE IF YOU NEED TO SUBMIT THIS FORM, go to the Verification of Fingerprints page and read the requirements. 

  • IF you do not follow directions, your application may be rejected.

6. Affidavit - Restrictions on Public Benefits
  • All Auto Industry applications and forms require that a licensee use their FULL LEGAL name as shown on the applicants Driver’s License or Identification Card.

  • Affidavit – Restriction on Public Benefits (DR 4679) – Submit a completed form. Form must be signed by the applicant.

7. Certified Court Documents
  • If the applicant has ever been charged with, convicted of, received a deferred judgment/sentence, or pled no contest, to any felony, full details must be provided including type of crime, date, place of conviction, sentence received, etc. Certified court records must be included with the application.

  • If the applicant has been charged with, convicted of, received a deferred judgment/sentence, or pled no contest, to any misdemeanor crime in the past ten years, full details must be provided including type of crime, date, place of conviction, sentence received, etc. Certified court records must be included with the application.

  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide rehabilitation information for their criminal convictions.

  • You cannot hold a license issued by the Colorado Motor Vehicle Dealer Board if you have been convicted of a felony within the last 10 years of an Article 3, 4, or 5 if Title 18 of the Colorado Revised Statutes or any crime involving odometer, salvage, motor vehicle title fraud, or the defrauding of a retail consumer in a motor vehicle sale or lease transaction [See C.R.S. 44-20-121(8) and C.R.S. 44-20-240(8)].

8. Written Correspondence

If you have anything you wish the Motor Vehicle Dealer Board to take into account or need to explain any licensing character, criminal character, or financial character issues please provide it with the application. Failure to disclose any licensing character, criminal character, or financial character issues in writing with the application is considered a material misstatement and may result in your license being denied. When in doubt provide an explanation.

You cannot hold a license issued by the Colorado Motor Vehicle Dealer Board if you have been convicted of a felony within the last 10 years of an Article 3, 4, or 5 of Title 18 of the Colorado Revised Statutes or any crime involving odometer, salvage, motor vehicle title fraud, or the defrauding of a retail consumer in a motor vehicle sale or lease transaction  [See C.R.S. 44-20-121(8) and C.R.S. 44-20-420(8)].

Article 3 of Title 18 includes, but is not limited to crimes against persons such as murder, assault, kidnapping, sexual assault, custody violation, menacing weapon, vehicular homicide, manslaughter, criminal extortion and enticing a child.

Article 4 of Title 18 includes, but is not limited to crimes against property, arson, theft, burglary, robbery, criminal mischief over $500, criminal trespass in the 1st degree and unlawful transfer for sale (copyright infringement).

Article 5 of Title 18 includes, but is not limited to fraud, forgery, criminal possession of a forged instrument or forging instrument, criminal impersonation, fraud by check (over $500), commercial bribery, bribery in sports and equity skimming.

MATERIAL MISSTATEMENTS - Any license issued by the Colorado Motor Vehicle Dealer Board may be denied, suspended, or revoked if a material misstatement is made in an application for a license. A “Material Misstatement” means any false or misleading statement, omission, or misrepresentation regarding personal identification information, employment history, prior occupational licensing history, criminal background and history, including filings, indictments, municipal, misdemeanor, and/or felony convictions and deferred judgments.

9. 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 documents.

10. Other Documents

You may provide additional documents that you feel would be useful to the Colorado Motor Vehicle Dealer Board.

11. Incomplete Applications

  • All of the information provided on this web page is to assist you in ensuring 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. 

12. Pay Fee(s)

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

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