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The Motor Vehicle Dealer and Wholesaler Surety Bond (SCDMV Form DLA-1B) ensures that every dealer or wholesaler applicant furnishes a surety bond in the amount required by South Carolina law.
You must submit your original Surety Bond and Power of Attorney with your Application for a Dealer or Wholesaler License (SCDMV Form DLA-1) at the time of your application. The bond provides security or protection against loss or damage due to fraud or fraudulent representation in relation to a sale or transfer of a motor vehicle by a licensed dealer, wholesaler, or their employees.
Your bond must be in effect before the SCDMV will grant you a license. The owner, partner, or corporate officer of the dealership must sign the surety bond. A corporate surety company authorized to do business in SC must secure the bond. You must submit a new surety bond and Power of Attorney to the SCDMV if you change your bonding company. Dealers should always keep a copy of all documents submitted to this agency.