Section 2.2-4103.1 of the Code of Virginia requires annual publication in the Virginia Register of guidance document lists from state agencies. A guidance document is defined as "...any document developed by a state agency or staff that provides information or guidance of general applicability to the staff or public to interpret or implement statutes or the agency's rules or regulations..." Agencies are required to maintain a complete, current list of all guidance documents and make the full text of such documents available to the public.

This information is collected and published once each year. Please contact the appropriate agency directly for the most up-to-date information. Questions concerning documents or requests for copies of documents should be directed to the contact person listed by the agency.

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Copies of the following documents may be viewed on regular work days between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the office of the Motor Vehicle Dealer Board, 2201 West Broad Street, Suite 104, Richmond, VA 23220. Copies may be obtained free of charge by contacting Alice Weedon at the same address, telephone (804) 367-1100 ext. 3001, FAX (804) 367-1053, or email The documents are also available using the links shown on the document list.

Questions regarding interpretation or implementation of these documents may be directed to William Childress, Executive Director, Motor Vehicle Dealer Board, 2201 West Broad Street, Suite 104, telephone (804) 367-1100 ext. 3002, FAX (804) 367-1053, or email

Guidance Documents:

AD010-99, Process for Determining Sanctions, 12/29/2016

AD020-95, Public Comment Policy, 12/27/2016

AD030-16, Meeting Documentation Policy, 9/15/2002

AD050-10, Meeting Dates and Times Policy, 12/28/2016

AD060_17, Motor Vehicle Dealer Board Board Meeting Cancellation/Inclement Weather Policy, 2/15/2017

AD100-16, Internet Privacy Policy, 12/28/2016

AD111-16, Freedom of Information Act Compliance, 12/27/2016

AD130-96, Adjudicated Cases Policy, 12/27/2016

AV010-16, Advertising Policy: Deviations from Standard Practices, 12/22/2016

AV020-09, Advertising Display/Show Versus Display for Sale, 12/27/2016

AV030-15, Rebate Advertising Guidelines, 12/27/2016

AV040-17, Advertising - Vehicle Location, 1/8/2018

AV050-17, Charges for Freight, Shipping, Delivery, or Destination, 1/8/2018

AV060-17, Transfer Fees, 1/8/2018

AV070-17, Advertising - Removal of Vehicles from Website, 1/8/2018

LI010-98, Guidelines for Review of Applicants Who Have a Criminal History, 12/27/2016

LI020-18, Salespersons Must Be Employees, 8/21/2018

LI025-11, Independent Dealer-Operator Program Guidelines, 12/29/2016

LI026-18, Guidance on Independent Dealer-Operator Recertification, 12/7/2016

LI030-16, Salesperson and Dealer-Operator Test, 12/27/2016

PR010-16, Variance for Hours of Operation, 12/22/2016

PR021-07, Guidelines for Maintaining Records and Storing Records Off-Site, 12/22/2016

PR030-16, Temporary Supplemental License (Off-Site) Sales, 12/28/2016

PR035-00, Bonding Requirements, 12/27/2016

PR040-05, Resolution on Educational and Warning Letters, 12/27/2016

PR045-12, TrueCar, Dealix and Insurance, 12/27/2016

PR050-97, Wholesale Sales Agreement Policy, 12/26/2016

PR060-16, Motor Vehicle Dealer Board Guidance Memorandum for Virginia Dealers Having Internet Connection and Email Address, 12/27/2016

PR070-18, Maintaining Business Hours, 3/1/2018

Updated 2/18/19