Dealer-Operator Training Courses

The dealer-operator of any new independent motor vehicle dealership is required to successfully complete a course of study before they are permitted to take the Independent Dealer-Operator Qualification Test at a DMV Customer Service Center.

Below are the upcoming Dealer-Operator 2-day Independent Study Courses available throughout the Commonwealth.



To register for the 2-day dealer-operator course please register online at

The course fee is $360.00 if registered at least 14 days prior to the first day of the course. After this date,
the registration fee is $410.00. The MVDB registration fee of $35.00 is included in the course fee.

If you need further assistance, please contact the VIADA at or 800-394-1960.

Course Date Course Location
July 24-25 Virginia Western Community College, 57 South Centre, Daleville, VA 24083
August 7-8 Tidewater Community College, 7000 College Dr, Suffolk, VA 2343
August 21-22 Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22902
September 5-6 Lord Fairfax Community College, 6480 College St, Warrenton, VA 20817
September 18-19 Reynolds Community College, 1651 E. Parham Rd, Henrico, VA 23228
October 2-3 Northern Virginia Community College, 1831 Wiehle Ave, Reston, VA 37088
October 23-24 New River Community College, 781 New River Rd, Christiansburg, VA 24073
November 6-7 Blue Ridge Community College, 1 College Ln, Weyers Cave, VA 24486
November 27-28 Germanna Community College, 10000 Germanna Point Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22408
December 11-12 Reynolds Community College, 1651 E. Parham Rd, Henrico, VA 23228