Any prospective new, used or motorcycle dealer must be licensed through the Pennsylvania Department of State's State Board of Vehicle Dealers, Manufacturers and Salespersons.
Applications and instructions for becoming a dealer are available at the Department of State's
website. A prospective dealer must then follow the instructions contained in Pub 459
(PDF), "Requirements on Becoming a Dealer" in order to receive their Dealer Identification Number and dealer plates.
For requirements concerning miscellaneous dealers (repair and towing, vehicle salvage, transporter, financier or collector - repossessor and watercraft trailer dealers), consult Pub 458
(PDF), "Requirements for a Miscellaneous Dealer".