eLICENSING Resources

Motor vehicle dealers, salvage dealers, and industry licensees operating in Texas may now apply for, renew, or amend motor vehicle licenses online. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) replaced its paper-based licensing system with eLICENSING, an online self-service hub for all motor vehicle licensees and salvage dealers operating in Texas. The new system became available in March 2017.

eLICENSING provides many user benefits, including 24-hour access to licensing information, the elimination of paper processing, the ability to submit license applications and payments online, a guided application process facilitating faster approvals, and the ability to track the progress of submitted applications.

To receive email updates regarding eLICENSING, please visit www.TxDMV.gov/subscribe and check the box beside the Dealers and Manufacturers subscription topic.

Is Your Contact Information Up to Date?

Licensees must have a current email address on file to use eLICENSING and receive updates on its availability.

For more information, email TxDMV at MVDLicensing@TxDMV.gov or call 1-888-DMV-GOTX (1-888-368-4689).


Short, single-topic user training videos for eLICENSING are provided below. More detailed topic coverage is provided in our in-depth videos.

Topic Length  
  User Name and Password 4 minutes  
  Managing Your Account 4 minutes  
  Viewing the Status of Your Application 4 minutes  
  Renewing a License 10 minutes  
  Payments and Receipts 2.5 minutes  
  Viewing Your Licenses, Fees, Cases, Plates, and Stickers 2.5 minutes  
  Save and Exit 2.5 minutes  
  Submitting Your Electronic Signature 4 minutes  
  Address Validation on License Applications 4 minutes  
  How to Add and Remove Users 5 minutes  
  How to Add or Remove an Authorized Attorney 5 minutes  
  How to Add an Additional Business 2 minutes  
  Amending Your License 5 minutes  
  How to Add an Attachment 4 minutes  
  How to Withdraw an Application 4 minutes  
  How to Search for Other Dealers 2 minutes