PROVIDING CALIFORNIA DMV APPROVED DEALER TRAINING SINCE 2018! VIEW OUR PROFILE ON DMV.CA.GOV

Get Your California
DMV Used Car Dealer License

In this 6-hour online course, get everything you need to pass the
DMV Occupational License exam with flying colors, including
the certification required to take the exam.

Info was on point, videos were ok, one practice question was incomplete, but not a show stopper
Mark Lemmo
Mark Lemmo
2023-12-27
Responsive and keeps his word. Months after taking the online course, Hector still picked up the phone, listened to our needs, and acted promptly. Five star Costumer Service!
Julie Ojeda
Julie Ojeda
2023-11-18
Great customer service. Highly recommended.
GURTEJ BRAR
GURTEJ BRAR
2023-10-26
Hi Everyone, I took my car dealer education class with Redline. It was great to benefit from lecture, class book, and practice exam & review questions. Great Stuff!
Prince Sahota
Prince Sahota
2023-09-26
This course is very helpful. Hector from Redline education did an amazing job answering all the questions and guide us from A-to-Z.
Andros Garcia
Andros Garcia
2023-07-02
Red Line was a great course to renew my dealer lic. No wasted time, competitive pricing, got my certificate to send to DMV in a couple hours! Had to call the owner, got him on the first ring. No brainer for my next renewal.
Mark D
Mark D
2023-06-23
Highly recommend!
Llareni Rios
Llareni Rios
2023-06-14
Great class 👏 easy and concise..
Derick Rabadan
Derick Rabadan
2023-02-26
Redline Dealer Education was very informative. I now feel ready to take the next steps in obtaining my license. Thank you!!
Francisco Estrada
Francisco Estrada
2023-02-26
Great Instructor with real life experiences in the industry!! Lots of good inside information. Highly recommend this training.
Ed Mora
Ed Mora
2023-02-26

Over 80 5-Star Reviews on Google!

Self-Paced, Or Instructor-Led.
With Redline, The Choice is Yours.

Both courses provide a DMV certificate of completion (OL 256A), and everything you need
to pass the DMV exam with flying colors.

Self-Paced DMV Pre-Licensing Course

$99

Get instant access to our online course made by experienced car dealers, allowing you to take everything covered in our instructor-led course at your own pace (expected to take 6 hours).

THIS COURSE INCLUDES:

Instructor-Led, Virtual
DMV Pre-Licensing Course

$249

After your purchase, you’ll be sent a Zoom meeting link for your selected date. 

Instructor-led courses are held every other Sunday between 9am – 3pm PST.

Get all the same great information from our self-paced course, but receive hands-on attention and detailed walkthroughs from our expert DMV certified instructor, successful car dealer & DMV registration office owner, Hector Topete.

THIS COURSE INCLUDES:

Get Proven Strategies to Make Money With Your Dealer License

Our Founder, Hector Topete, has worked in the car industry for over a decade. We pride ourselves on using first-hand knowledge to make sure you don’t just pass the DMV exam, but that you have a successful career in the car industry.

AFTER PASSING YOUR COURSE, ALL STUDENTS RECEIVE:

Proven strategies on how to make money with your license, whether full-time or as supplemental income.

Details on Licensed Dealer exclusive perks like parts discounts, dealer-only auctions, and more.

After-Course support to make sure you obtain your dealer license.

Frequently Asked Questions:

No, this is referred to as ‘curbstoning’ and is illegal in California. In order to sell any vehicles in California, you need to have a DMV used car dealer license, which you can only obtain after completing a state validated pre-licensing course, like ours.

Yes, in order to receive your DMV used car dealer license, you need to have a certificate of completion, which is only delivered after you’ve passed a state validated pre-licensing course, like ours.

Your first step is to take the DMV Pre Licensing Course, then submit your completed application online with the DMV. After your application gets reviewed, a DMV inspector will conduct an on site inspection of your dealership office. Once the inspection is successful, you will be issued a DMV temporary permit to start buying and selling cars!

Since the pandemic, we have transitioned from in-person courses to offering everything completely online.

We provide a fully self-paced online course, as well as an instructor-led online course held via Zoom on Sundays at 9am – 3pm PST.

Yes, even though the majority of the class is relevant to the retail dealer license, DMV administers the same dealer exam for both license types.

CA DMV has implemented a new ‘online’ portal for applications submissions & renewals of occupational licenses. Once you complete the DMV Pre-Licensing course, you should go online and create your DMV profile.

California handles these offenses on a case-by-case basis. It is possible to get a dealer license with a Felony or Misdemeanor conviction in California.

If your conviction was over 10 years ago, you do not need to disclose the conviction during your DMV application. There is also no requirement to disclose traffic offenses, including DUI convictions.

Since the pandemic, we now deliver certificates of completion completely digitally – you’ll receive it within 24 hours of completing the course.

If you’d prefer having a physical copy mailed to you, contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

No problem! Feel free to view our Contact page to see an online form for submitting questions, as well as our email and phone number for reaching us directly.