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Look Up Auto Repair Dealer License

Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR)

When using this service, To look up a license, please enter either the person, business name, license number, city or county. If you're not sure of a person's name or a business name, partial names can be used to locate licensees. For example, if you think the last name of a person is Smith, enter Smith in the name box and then click on Find. All the Smiths will be displayed. You can also enter other criteria to help narrow down a search for a person or business. For example, if you want all the Smiths in Los Angeles, enter Smith in the Name box and Los Angeles in the City box. Then, click on Find. All the Smiths located in Los Angeles will be displayed. If you know the license number, enter only the numeric portion of the license number and click on Find to display a specific license.

General Information: 855-735-0462

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Frequently Asked Questions

Ask family, friends, and co-workers which repair shops they like and why. Verify that the shop you are considering is registered with BAR, and check to see if there has been any disciplinary action taken against it. You can verify a license online at, verify a license, or call (800) 952-5210. Try out a repair shop with a minor maintenance job, such as an oil change. If you're happy with the service you receive, you may have found a shop that's right for you.
If you're not sure of a person's name or a business name, partial names can be used to locate licensees. For example, if you think the last name of a person is Smith, enter Smith in the name box and then click on Find. All the Smiths will be displayed. You can also enter other criteria to help narrow down a search for a person or business. For example, if you want all the Smiths in Los Angeles, enter Smith in the Name box and Los Angeles in the City box. Then, click on Find. All the Smiths located in Los Angeles will be displayed.
To look up a license, please enter either the person, business name, license number, city or county.

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