The Electronic Lien and Title (ELT) system allows lienholders to reduce the handling, storage, and mailing costs associated with paper titles by replacing them with electronic titles.
Motor Vehicles, Tags & Titles
Dealers, Installers, Manufacturers, Distributors, and Importers
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) Bureau of Dealer Services issues and renews licenses for more than 15,0000 motor vehicle, auction, salvage, wholesale, mobile home, recreational vehicle dealers and manufacturers, distributors and importers each year. The bureau also licenses mobile home installers and monitors the construction and installation of mobile homes.
The FLHSMV, Bureau of Dealer Services has offices throughout the state to offer professional assistance to consumers and members of the motor vehicle industry.
Please visit our Consumer Education section for information on buying and selling vehicles, low speed vehicles, mobile home safety, and filing a complaint.
Mobile home installers must meet FLHSMV licensing requirements in order to install manufactured homes in Florida.
Licensure of Motor Vehicle or Recreational Vehicle Manufacturers, Importers or Distributors or Mobile Home Manufacturers
A manufacturer, importer or distributor license is required to conduct business for the distribution and sale of motor vehicles, recreational vehicles or mobile homes in the state of Florida. Applicants must meet FLHSMV licensing requirements.
Motor vehicle, mobile home and recreational vehicle dealers must meet FLHSMV licensing requirements to conduct business in Florida.
Applicants interested in becoming licensed as a “dealer training school” must meet FLHSMV licensing requirements.
Pursuant to Section 319.141, Florida Statutes, the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) shall implement a program in Miami-Dade County for rebuilt inspection services offered by private sector participants. The private rebuilt vehicle inspection program (PRVIP) is currently being developed by FLHSMV.