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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 24. Transportation And Motor Vehicles
Agency 22. Motor Vehicle Dealer Board
Chapter 40. Independent Motor Vehicle Dealer Operator Recertification Regulations
10/15/2021

24VAC22-40-30. Recertification schedule.

A. Independent dealer operator certificates of qualification are valid for 36 months and shall expire on the last day of the thirty-sixth month. Certificates of qualification shall be deemed not to have expired if the recertification is completed within 60 days of the expiration date.

B. All independent dealer operators must recertify according to the following schedule:

1. Independent dealer operators certified after January 1, 2010, must complete the recertification requirement within 36 months of the anniversary month of their original qualification and every 36 months from their anniversary month thereafter.

2. Independent dealer operators who were certified between January 1, 2006, and December 31, 2009, must complete the recertification requirement by their 2013 anniversary month and every 36 months from their anniversary month thereafter.

3. Independent dealer operators who were certified between January 1, 1995, and December 31, 2005, must complete the recertification requirement by their 2012 anniversary month and every 36 months from their anniversary month thereafter.

4. Independent dealer operators whose original qualification date is prior to January 1, 1995, must complete the recertification requirement by their 2011 anniversary month and every 36 months from their anniversary month thereafter.

C. Independent dealer operators may complete the recertification requirement up to six months prior to the expiration date of their certificate of qualification.

D. The executive director may for good cause grant an extension for the completion of the recertification requirements provided a written request from the dealer operator is received by the executive director at least 15 days prior to the expiration date. Such extension shall not relieve the licensee of the recertification requirement.

E. Any application received from an applicant whose certificate has expired shall be considered an original application.

F. For independent dealer operators who have served outside of the United States in the armed services of the United States, the certification shall be deemed not to have expired if the recertification requirement has been completed not more than 90 days from the date they are no longer serving outside the United States in the armed services of the United States.

Statutory Authority

§§ 46.2-1503.4 and 46.2-1506.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 24, eff. September 2, 2010.

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