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Registration > Motor Vehicle Dealers > Repairman Dealer

A Repairman Dealer License is for any person who is principally engaged in the motor vehicle business who repairs vehicles for someone else, sells five (5) or more motor vehicles in a 12 month period retail to the general public, and has an established place of business within this state.


  1. Original completed Application for Repairer Registration Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.
  2. Lease - Copy in the name of the owner.

Location Requirements:

  1. Established place of business - Office with a telephone and a fax.
  2. Regular business hours, 37½ per week between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
  3. Principally engaged in repairing motor vehicles not owned by the repairer.
  4. Signage must be visible from a public way with 10 inch letters.
  5. Approval from local authorities, State Police and the NH DMV.


  1. To move inventory to dealer's, auction's or place of repair (plate privileges).
  2. No personal use permitted.
  3. A repair plate may be used on tow trucks or service vehicles, provided the vehicle is clearly marked not for hire.

Repairman Dealer Supplemental Plate

Requirements (dealer license to sell vehicles):

  1. License fee of $125 due at time of application.
  2. Original $25,000 Dealers Surety Bond in the business name at the business legal address.
  3. Original service agreement between a New Hampshire Inspection Station.
  4. Original criminal background check for all owners from New Hampshire and state of residency.

Attendance to title/dealer class review is required upon approval.

Location Requirements:

  1. Same as above.
  2. Permanent physical structure that has at least 750 square feet or is primarily dedicated to the business of selling vehicles (RSA 259:29-a III (b)).


  1. Sole purpose for a supplemental plate is for customers to test drive vehicles that  are displayed for sale.
  2. No personal use permitted.

New Hampshire Laws pertaining to Repairman Dealers

  1. RSA 259:29-a
  2. RSA 259:89-a
  3. RSA 261:136

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