ATV OR Snowmobile Dealer, Manufacturer, OR Distributor Special Certificate

Department of Natural Resources


Special certificate for purpose of transporting, testing, demonstrating, or selling ATV or Snowmobiles without being registered.

Code Citation 321G.21for Snowmobile Dealers 321I.22 for ATV Dealers

Who Applies Anyone selling ATV or Snowmobile.

When To Apply By the time the business opens. Renewals start September 1 and run on a three year cycle. Current cycle ends 12/31/2021.

Initial Requirements Filling out application and submitting correct payment. The applicant shall submit reasonable proof of the applicant\\\\’s status as a bona fide manufacturer, distributor, or dealer.

Duration 3 calendar years.

Processing Time 1-2 Weeks.

Fee Structure Permit Fee: $45

Renewal Requirements Initial registrations are processed by the DNR. Renewals may be done at your local County Recorder\\\\’s office.

Exam None.

Additional Information Please see our recreational dealer license webpage for additional information:

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Contact Information
Lori Smith
502 E. 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50319