Manufacturer / Distributor


      Dealer License Renewal

      The Dealer License Renewal system is now online:

      • Renew your Dealer and Salesperson licenses by December 31, 2017
      • License certificates can now be printed directly from the renewal system
      • ACH, Credit Card, and Debit Cards accepted
      Renew Dealer License

      Salesperson Management

      Introducing the new Salesperson Management application for Dealers:

      • Dealers can now add a Salesperson, update Salesperson information, and end-date Salespersons who no longer work at the dealership
      • New Salesperson license certificates can now be printed directly from the system
      • ACH, Credit Card and Debit Cards accepted

      The Kentucky Motor Vehicle Commission is responsible for:

      • Licensing motor vehicle dealers, salespersons, manufacturers, distributors, and their representatives pursuant to KRS Chapter 190.
      • Providing consumer protection by investigating complaints against dealerships in regards to purchasing a vehicle and dealer failing to transfer to the customer.  Customer trading in a vehicle and dealer failing to take it out of their name.  Dealer plate and temporary tag usage.   We do not handle matters of restitution.
      • Issuing​ administrative citations to dealers who fail to comply with the laws governing motor vehicle sales.
      • The Kentucky Motor Vehicle Commission meets the second Friday of each month at 9:00 a.m. located at 105 Sea Hero Road Suite 1 Frankfort, Kentucky. 
      • NOTICE:   The Commission no longer requires background checks for sales people as a part of the application process. 

      Current Commission Members:

      • Doug Dotson, Chairman
      • Larry Craig, Vice Chairman
      • Kenneth Blanton
      • Chuck Coldiron
      • David Hinton
      • Del Farmer
      • Bill Kuster
      • Debbie Robke
      • Jo Shoop
      • Ron Jackson
      • Matthew D. Henderson, Commissioner Department of Vehicle Regulation