Car & Truck Certificate Fees and Plate Requirements
Listed below are the forms and fee amounts you need to apply for a manufacturer or distributor license and a factory representative license.
|License Type and Form||One Year||Two Years|
|Manufacturer or Distributor License (DSD-10)||$100||$200|
|Factory or Distributor Representative License (DSD-7)||$10||$20|
The fee for the first two manufacturer or distributor license plates is $30; the cost for the third and any subsequent plates is $13 each.
Each member of your organization who acts in the capacity of a factory or distributor representative must be licensed as such.
If you are a Second Stage Manufacturer or assemble reconstructed or specially constructed vehicles, please attach an outline of any major or essential parts removed from and/or installed in the vehicles.
If you are licensed as a manufacturer in another state, please submit your current certificate from that state with your application.
NOTE: Effective July 1, 2008, if you are a manufacturer or distributor headquartered in Virginia, Virginia Code § 46.2-602.2 allows for additional uses of vehicles displaying the new “HQ” or “MD” plates. Please indicate on your application or renewal form if you qualify as a Virginia-headquartered manufacturer or distributor.