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As of Monday, Oct 15, the DMV Ticket Processing System is available for ticket payments and submissions of online adjudication requests. For tickets where the last day to pay the original fine was Friday, Oct 12, we will remove the late penalty, and you can pay the original fine on Tuesday, Oct. 16. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Convert an Out-of-State Motorcycle License or Endorsement

If you have a valid out-of-state motorcycle license or a valid out-of-state license with a motorcycle endorsement you may convert it to a DC DMV REAL ID license with a motorcycle endorsement.

To convert your out-of-state motorcycle license or out-of-state license with a motorcycle endorsement, you may visit any DC DMV service center.  More information on DC DMV service centers is available at the link below:

You must:

  • Complete the DC DMV driver license application, available at the link below:
  • Driver License or Identification Card Application
  • Be clear of all outstanding debts to the District of Columbia
  • Visit a DC DMV service center and provide the following original documents (DC DMV cannot accept photocopies or scanned documents):
    • Driver License Application
    • Valid out-of-state motorcycle license or driver license with a motorcycle endorsement
    • NOTE: If your out-of-state motorcycle license or operator's permit has been lost or stolen, you must provide a certified driving record, issued within 30 calendar days, from the issuing jurisdiction.
    • Proofs of identity, Social Security number, and residency. More information on each is available at the links below:
  • REAL ID Proof of Identity
  • REAL ID Proof of Social Security Number
  • Proof of Current District of Columbia Residency (2 required)
  • Take and pass the vision test
  • Take a photograph (DC law and policy requires a full frontal digital photo that shows either your ears or up to the hairline without exposing your hair)
  • Pay the appropriate fees. More information on DC DMV fees is available at the link below:
  • DC DMV Fees
  • Surrender your out-of-state license
  • Obtain your DC REAL ID driver license with motorcycle endorsement
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