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Alabama Automotive Dismantler and Parts Recycler Bond

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How much does an Alabama automotive dismantler and parts recycler bond cost?

Alabama automotive dismantler and parts recycler bond costs start at $350 for the state-required 1-year term. Your premium will be provided after a quick application review. Apply now to get your free, personal Alabama surety bond quote!

How do Alabama dismantlers and parts recyclers get bonded?

You can apply for your free Alabama auto dismantler and recycler license bond quote online 24/7. You'll need to provide the following information for Department of Revenue filing approval.

  • licensee name
  • business address
  • county
  • license type
  • dealer license number, if available

Once your order has been processed, you'll receive a copy of your bond by email, and your official bond will be shipped to your preferred mailing address.

How fast can I get a vehicle dismantler and recycler bond?

Our industry-leading technology and responsive customer service team allow us to offer free quotes and deliver your official Alabama automotive dismantler and parts recycler bond faster than any other surety provider. The DOR requires your official Alabama automotive dismantler and parts recycler bond be physically issued and shipped to you, so choose overnight shipping during checkout if you're in a rush. Orders placed by 4 PM CST Monday-Friday are typically shipped same-day.

If you have questions about Alabama vehicle industry bond requirements or your application, call 1(800)308-4358 to speak with a friendly surety expert. We're here to guide you through the motor vehicle bond process so you can get back to running your business.

Bond Type
$50,000Automotive Dismantler and Parts Recycler Bond

What is an Alabama automotive dismantler and parts recycler bond? 

Code of Alabama 1975 Section 40-12-398 requires individuals file a $50,000 surety bond before being licensed as an automobile dismantler or parts recycler. Bond Form MVT 4-3 is officially titled the “Motor Vehicle Surety Bond” and is also used to fulfill the state's surety bond requirements for individuals licensed as a new motor vehicle dealer, used motor vehicle dealer, motor vehicle rebuilder, motor vehicle wholesaler, master dealer, designated agent, title service provider, motor vehicle wholesale auction, manufacturer, or boat dealer.  

Regardless of the exact license type, this bond requires the state's motor vehicle industry licensees follow all Code of Alabama laws that regulate their business. Dismantlers and recyclers are specifically required to comply with any contract regarding the sale or exchange of vehicle parts. This bond protects the state and consumers from losses resulting from a dismantler or recycler's noncompliance.

Why is the Alabama automotive dismantler bond required?

By filing a motor vehicle surety bond, a dismantler or recycler agrees to perform their professional obligations and run their business according to the Code of Alabama. If they fail to do so, the issuing surety company will pay valid claims up to the full $50,000 bond amount to any harmed party that has recovered a judgment for a loss resulting from the dismantler or recycler's violation. The bonded licensee must reimburse the surety company in full for any claims paid.

The Alabama automotive dismantler and parts recycler bond is required for business license registration. We also offer information about similar but separate Alabama motor vehicle dealer bond requirements. If you're trying to register a vehicle with a missing title, you need an Alabama certificate of title bond

Who regulates licensing for the motor vehicle industry?

The Alabama Department of Revenue Motor Vehicle Division enforces license and surety bond requirements for motor vehicle industry professionals in the state. If you have questions about application or surety bond requirements or the status of your current license, you can call the DOR at 1(334)242-9000 or email [email protected]

How do I update or change my dismantler and parts recycler bond form? 

If the Alabama Department of Revenue requires your surety bond documentation to be updated for any reason, contact your surety provider. If you purchased your bond from, email [email protected] to explain the needed change.

The most common changes for these bonds include:

  • dealer or dealership name
  • physical business address
  • county
  • dealer license number

How do I renew my vehicle industry license surety bond?

You must renew your dismantler and parts recycler bond before its current 1-year term expires. Once you pay your renewal invoice, renewal instructions will be emailed to you to keep your bond active for your next license term. 

How do I get an auto dismantler and recycler license in Alabama? 

Complete the following steps to apply for an auto dismantler and parts recycler license in Alabama. 

  1. Provide your NMVTIS ID number to the Alabama Department of Revenue. 
  2. Apply for a license. 
  3. Pay the $225 application fee online. 
  4. Purchase and file a $50,000 surety bond. 

The license year runs from October 1 through September 30, and licenses must be renewed by October 31 of each year. Licenses renewed after October 31 are subject to a 15% penalty and applicable interest. 

Call 1 (800) 308-4358 to talk with a Surety Expert