The process can be broken down into three steps:
ü Dealer Class, Practice Exam & Certificate
ü Getting your bond & submitting an Application
ü Final location inspection by your DMV Inspector
Here is a list of everything:
• Dealer Education School, Call TriStar Motors
800 - 901 - 5950 and to attend obtain your Certificate.
• Register On-Line at www.gotplates.com
Everyone must take the New Dealer Class,
• Obtain the DMV Inspector’s number for your area and
leave a message to schedule the examination.
The DMV website @ www.dmv.ca.gov
Then from the dmv website, www.dmv.ca.gov, the
student must find the:
list of DMV inspectors,
application for dealers license,
list of registration forms,
• Pay $ 16. and pass the DMV exam.
When you have studied and are prepared for the
DMV dealer examination the student will make an
appointment with the DMV Inspector. The student will
need to take their:
CA photo ID & TriStar issued DMV
Certificate of Completion.
The DMV dealer test is 30 minutes long, 40 questions,
The student must get 28 correct out of 40, 70%, and
three chances are allowed on one certificate.
If the student does not pass, TriStar supplemental
training is always FREE.
If the student fails the test three times, TriStar will
make a full refund.
• Choose the Name, Location and Type of dealership.
Once the testing is complete the student begins to
build the business.
Every dealer needs to choose a name of the
dealership and a location.
Every dealer MUST have an office.
Every dealer needs to choose the type of dealership
and vehicle type with endorsements.
Dealer types: Retail or Wholesa