Applying for a new license

MADA is happy to help franchised new car and truck dealers (Class A) with their State of Michigan licensing needs. Please review the following information then call our office at (800) 292-1923 for personal assistance with all your licensing requirements. Please allow 30-45 days for application review and processing.

Open a new dealership


Installment seller (finance) license


Articles of Incorporation

When applying for a new business name, you must file the articles with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA).  There will be a fee for this filing, made payable to the State of Michigan.


Supplemental location license