DEALER PHOTO SET LIST

https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/vehicle-industry-services/occupational-licensing/occupational-licensing-photography-requirements/

(Important Note: The department will perform on site inspections to confirm the contents of photographs. Submission of fraudulent application form(s) and/or photograph(s) is grounds to refuse to issue this and any subsequent license.)

  • Photographs must be clear enough to ensure compliance with requirements.
  • Each photograph must be dated and signed.
  • Photograph must be attached to a sheet of paper, labeled and numbered according to directions below.

License Type

Photograph Requirements

Wholesale Only Dealer

Office and Location

New Vehicle Dealer

Office, Sign and Display Area

Non Retail – Auto Broker

Office, Sign and Location

Used Vehicle Dealer

Office, Sign and Display Area

Dismantler

Office, Sign and Dismantling Area

Registration Service

Office, Sign and Location

Vessel Agent

Office and Location

Lessor/Retailer

Location

Manufacturer

Location

Distributor

Location

Transporter

Location

Directions for Photograph Requirements

OFFICE – Photographs must clearly show an office set up to perform the duties required by the license type, including adequate storage for accountable materials and records.

#1 Entrance: A photograph of the office entrance which includes the office address from the outside of the building. (Note: see directions under sign for further directions if the address is not affixed near the office entrance or to the exterior of the building.)

#1a If office entrance is not directly accessible from the exterior, then a photograph from the corridor showing the direct entrance is also required.

#2 Exclusive use of office: A full photograph from the entrance to the back wall which includes both side walls. Option: Two or more photographs that can be placed together covering the entire office area.