A Private Service Bureau (PSB) license is required of any person, firm, association or corporation engaged in the business of assisting for hire in securing licenses to drive motor vehicles, registrations, or titles of motor vehicles.
Before you can apply for a license to operate a PSB, the name of the PSB must be approved by the DMV. To avoid public confusion, a name that includes "DMV" or "Motor Vehicles" will not be approved.
You must first submit form PSB-3 (Name Selection Form for PSB Applicants) and receive approval from the DMV.
To apply for a license to operate a PSB, you must submit to the NYS DMV:
Send all required items to:NYS Department of Motor Vehicles
After your application is reviewed by the DMV in Albany, it is sent to your local Motor Vehicle office. The local office schedules an inspection. When the inspector visits your location, the inspector can ask you to provide the following for review:
If you have any questions about the above requirements or documentation, call 1-518-473-9947.
|NYS Private Service Bureau Regulations
|Regulations for Private Service Bureaus that assist customers who apply for driver licenses, vehicle registrations or title certificates and bring forms and applications to DMV offices for customers.||8 pages|
|Application for a License to Operate a Private Service Bureau
|Application for the license required of any person, firm, association or corporation engaged in the business of assisting for hire in securing licenses to drive motor vehicles, registrations, or titles of motor vehicles.||2 Pages|
|Sample Receipt Form
|Sample of the receipt Private Service Bureaus are required to provide for their services.||1 Page|
|Name Selection Form for Private Service Bureau Applicants
|Form for Private Service Bureau applicants to request approval of their business name prior to the submission of an application for a Private Service Bureau license.||1 Page|