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What to Bring to the Dealership When Purchasing a Vehicle

Female Car Buyer

While purchasing a vehicle can be a rewarding experience for many car buyers, it can also be a rather tedious process — especially if you don’t have all of the necessary paperwork in order.

To save you time and frustration, here are a few items you’ll need to bring with you to the dealership to start the car buying process:

  • Driver’s license

  • Down payment

  • Proof of residence, bank account, income and/or insurance

  • Title and current vehicle registration (if you are trading in your vehicle)


If you are applying for auto financing and have bad credit or no credit, a dealer enrolled in the Credit Acceptance program can help.

All you have to do is fill out this secure form on our website to get connected with a dealer, and bring your down payment and proof of income to get started on your credit approval today!