Frequently Asked Questions
What are the grounds for denial of a license?
- The secretary may refuse to issue a license if the applicant or any principal of the applicant:
- Had a license or registration issued under prior law or current law canceled by the secretary for reason as set forth in LA R.S. 47:818.42.
- Had a license or registration issued by another state revoked, denied, or canceled for cause.
- Had a federal certificate of registry issued under 26 USC 4101 or a similar federal authorization revoked.
- Has been convicted of any offense involving fraud or misrepresentation.
- Has been convicted of any other offense that indicates that the applicant may not comply if issued a license.
- Is in arrears to the state for any taxes.
- Is determined not to be the real party in interest.
- The applicant’s agents, officers, or employees have a prior conviction for motor fuel tax evasion in this state or any state, federal, or foreign jurisdiction.
- For good cause as determined by the secretary.
- No license shall be granted when the applicant or anyone connected with the applicant’s business has been previously convicted of any violation of LA R.S. 47:818.1 et seq. or of any felony under the laws of this state or of the United States.