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Southwest Service Center

 All DC DMV locations will be closed on Sat., Oct. 10 and Mon., Oct. 12 for Columbus Day. 


95 M Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024


311 or (202) 737-4404


Tuesday - Saturday    8:15 am - 4 pm
Knowledge Exams      8:15 am - 3 pm

Getting there

  Waterfront-SEU & Navy Yard Metro Stations


  Metro Bus Accessible

  Wheelchair Accessible

  Street Parking and Limited On-Site Parking – No Fee

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Services Provided at this Location

Become an Organ Donor  
Dealer Services  
Digital Certification  
  Disability Placards & Tags  
Driver License, Learner Permit  and Identification Card   
  Driver License Reinstatement  (Suspended and Revoked)   
  Driving Records  
  Government & Fleet Services  
  International Registration Plan (IRP)  
Trip Permits  
  Motorcycle Knowledge Exam  
  Non-US Citizens & Diplomats Driver License  
Order Personalized Tags  
  Personalized Tags Pickup  
  Parking Permits  
Register for Selective Service  
Register to Vote  
  Regular Knowledge Exam  
  Taxi & Limo License Information  
  Temporary Tags  
Vehicle Titles, Registration, &  Tags   

Online services are available.  Click the service name to access the online form.

   DC DMV offers free Wi-Fi at this location. 


Best Time to Visit this Location

We encourage customers to "Skip the Trip" and conduct their transactions online and by mail. Customers are advised that the days before and after a holiday and Saturdays are especially busy. Other peak busy hours to avoid are the first day the service center is open for the week and during lunch times typically 11am - 2pm.

Please note that some Online Services are only available after an initial visit to the DMV. Vehicle registration renewals may only be done online, by mail or using our dropbox service; in-person registration renewals has been eliminated.

View the webcam prior to your in-person visit to see how many customers are at the location.

Payment Options for this Location

  • Cash
  • Money Order
  • Check
  • Credit / Debit Cards
    • MasterCard
    • Visa