RENEW an Auto Repair Shop License

Renewal application for Damage Repair Shops

Division of Standards

The Details of RENEW an Auto Repair Shop License

What you need for RENEW an Auto Repair Shop License

For your convenience Auto Repair Shop License renewals are now available online. Click here to start. 

Damage Repair Shops Renewal Information.


  1. Completed online application with payment of $450 application fee; major credit/debit cards and electronic check payments are accepted.
  2. Upload a copy of original $10,000 dollar surety Repair Shop Bond or letter of credit approved by the Director of the Division of Standards. If your bond is still in force you do not need resubmit it, but you will need a Certificate of Continuation from your insurance agency. New bonds will be required when your bonding company tells us it has been canceled. Bonds must be executed and sealed by bonding company, also, they MUST BE COMPLETED AND SIGNED. 
  3. Obtain and upload two signed letters of recommendation from either a licensed auto repair shop or a auto glass repair shop, an elected official, or a member of the Massachusetts bar .
  4. Upload a valid  appraiser's license, the license must bear an imprint of the appraiser’s seal and the license must be active.      

Fees for RENEW an Auto Repair Shop License

Name Fee Unit
Motor Vehicle Damage Repair Shop $450 every 3 years

How to apply RENEW an Auto Repair Shop License

Contact for RENEW an Auto Repair Shop License

One Ashburton Place, Room 1115, Boston, MA 02108
(617) 727-5705