The Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission is the state governmental regulatory authority that licenses the used motor vehicle industry and investigates consumer complaints involving the sale of used motor vehicles. The Commission licenses and regulates over 8000 licensees engaged in the sale of used motor vehicles or parts including: used motor vehicle dealers, automotive dismantler and parts recyclers, motor vehicle crushers, rent with the option to purchase dealers, daily rental dealers, auction dealers, salvage dealers and salesmen.

The Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission is committed to delivering a high level of professionalism, integrity, creativity, and accountability to the used motor vehicle industry.  The Commission will provide fair and impartial administration and enforcement of Used Motor Vehicle Licensing Laws, Rules and Regulations; and further develop and implement sound practices and procedures that will improve our efficiency and productivity for better service.

Facts for Consumers about Buying a Used Car

Buying a Used Car Before you start shopping for a car, you’ll need to do some homework. Spending time now may save you serious money later. Think about your driving habits, your needs, and your budget. You can learn about car models, options, and prices by reading newspaper ads, both display and classified. There is […]


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Online renewals will be available beginning October 15, 2014.\r\n\r\nIf you wish to renew your license prior to that date, please mail your applications to the . . .\r\n\r\n\r\nLOUISIANA US...
\r\n Those that fail to submit all 2014 dealer renewal documents and fees through the LUMVC by December 31st must do so and pay a late penalty of $100.\r\n If we receive all 2014 r...
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To increase communication and ensure maximum efficiency, each licensee will receive a LUMVC email address. Your LUMVC email address will allow for broader functionality, increased ...