Towing and recovery

Towing and recovery

Some of the laws that govern repossession and towing services can be found in the Arizona Revised Statutes. You may also wish to consult your accountant and/or attorney for assistance. (21)


If your business plans include doing investigative work (searching for vehicle owner, address, etc.), you may be subject to private investigator/private investigation agency licensing with the Arizona Department of Public Safety. For more information, see the Private Investigator/Private Investigation Agency section of the Checklist Program. (21)


If your business will be collecting money, payments in arrears, etc., see also Collection Agency (includes Some Billing Services) section in the Checklist Program. (21)


Additional Information:
See also: Transporting for Hire - transporting persons, freight, or property 

Arizona Department of Transportation: FAQ - Commercial License Information 

The Arizona Professional Towing & Recovery Association, Inc. focuses on membership growth and legislative advocacy.

American Recovery Association is the world's largest organization of professional repossession and remarketing specialists.