Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 156.03 - Selection of vendors

(1) DMV shall approve vendors to provide an interface between agents and the DMV. An application to be a vendor shall include all of the following:
(a) A request to participate as a vendor submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, DMV Bureau of Vehicle Services, Dealer and Agent Section, P. O. Box 7909, Madison WI 53707-7909.
(b) The company name, address, telephone and fax number, and the names of key personnel and a contact person.
(c) The number of years the company has been in business and the number of years of experience providing electronic filing of title and registration, or other comparable services.
(d) A description of the product and services that will be provided if the organization is approved as a vendor.
(e) A description of any relevant experience in other states and the names of references.
(f) A written signature in ink with the name typed below the signature. If the business or organization is a corporation, the request shall be signed by an employee or officer authorized to bind the corporation. Below the signature shall be typed the name, corporate title, name of corporation and state of incorporation.
(g) Financial statements or other information showing the current financial status of the organization.
(h) A statement certifying that the applicant agrees to meet DMV program standards.
(2) Before approving a vendor, DMV may consider the items listed in subs. (1) and (4) and all of the following:
(a) The type of business the vendor is in.
(b) The vendor's familiarity with and relationship to Wisconsin motor vehicle titling and registration.
(c) The vendor's past practice, reliability and record of customer service.
(d) The amount of technical support the vendor is likely to need from DMV to competently develop and maintain a public interface software, to train and manage agent needs, to maintain security of data, and to accurately and securely provide for electronic transfer of funds.
(e) The anticipated benefit to DMV and DMV customers, such as the projected volume of title and registration or renewal transactions, and the location in the state. DMV may require a prospective vendor to develop a business plan to demonstrate that the organization has assessed the business venture and projects adequate volume to maintain a viable business.
(f) The results of background checks on the vendor and its owners, employees and subcontractors including arrest and conviction records.
(3) After DMV receives and reviews the application to participate as a vendor, the DMV project manager shall notify the applicant of the DMV decision approving or disapproving the vendor.
(4) If approved, the vendor shall submit a specific implementation plan and begin working with DMV to develop an automated interface software application. The application shall meet the automated interface specifications prescribed by DMV.
(5) Before an approved vendor may obtain access to DMV information systems, the vendor shall execute a contract with DMV.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Transportation § Trans 156.03
Cr. Register, January, 2001, No. 541, eff. 2-1-01; CR 06-101: am. (1) (a) Register April 2007 No. 616, eff. 5-1-07.

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