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Massachusetts Second Hand Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

Who needs a Massachusetts Second Hand Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond?

All licensed used motor vehicle dealers are required to maintain a Massachusetts Used Motor Vehicle Dealer’s Bond by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The bond is required as part of your dealer license application.


Why is the Second Hand Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond required?

The Massachusetts Second Hand Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond helps ensure that dealers conduct business ethically and lawfully.


How do I know this is the required bond for my business?

You may have heard this bond referred to as a Massachusetts Used Car Dealer License Bond or Used Auto Dealer Surety Bond. While people use many names, they refer to the same bond. If you are a used motor vehicle dealer in the state of Massachusetts, this bond is required to obtain and maintain your license.

General Questions
What is a surety bond? 
What is a surety bond?

A surety bond is a three-party agreement among a principal, an obligee, and a surety.

The bond formalizes the principal's obligation to the obligee. The surety guarantees that the principal will fulfill their obligation.