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-In recognition of the Juneteenth holiday, all DC DMV locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 19. Regular business hours will resume on Thursday, June 20. Many of DC DMV's services will remain available online or via the agency's free mobile app.

 

-DC DMV will no longer prevent DC residents from applying for a new or renewed driver license because of failing to meet the requirements of the Clean Hands Law.

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Parking Permit / Reciprocity Fees

The Residential Parking Permit (RPP) allows any DC DMV-registered private vehicle, or vehicle with reciprocity, to be parked without restriction in the permit area of the vehicle’s registered address. To be eligible for an RPP, a resident’s street must be zoned for RPP.

Residential/Reciprocity Fee
Reciprocity Sticker (Students) $338.00/year
Reciprocity Sticker (Temporary DC Resident/Non-Renewable) $250.00/6 months
Reciprocity Sticker (Military, Presidential Appointees and Members of Congress) $100.00/year
Reciprocity Sticker (Diplomat) $100.00/year
Reciprocity Sticker (Part-Time DC Resident) $338.00/year
Reciprocity Sticker (District Resident with Take Home Company Car) $338.00/year
Residential Parking Permit (see tiered fee schedule below) $50.00/year*
Residential Parking Permit (Seniors, 65 or Older) $35.00/year

*$50 RPP fee is for the first vehicle only.

Note: Effective June 1, 2021, the annual fee for a one-year RPP sticker for the first vehicle registered at a legal mailing address will increase from $35 to $50, and additional fees will apply to other vehicles in that household.

The new fee structure that will apply to all eligible vehicles registered at a legal mailing address beginning June 1 is as follows:

  1. $50 for the first vehicle
  2. $75 for the second vehicle
  3. $100 for the third vehicle
  4. $150 for each vehicle beyond the first three vehicles

An exemption exists for one resident 65 years of age or older per household. They will pay a $35 annual RPP fee for the first vehicle registered at a legal mailing address. The fee for each subsequent vehicle registered at a legal mailing address will be identical to the tiered rates noted above.

Payment and Credit Cards

  • Residential parking and reciprocity permits are non-refundable.
  • DMV accepts payments in the form of cash, check, money order or credit card.
  • DC Government accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.
  • All outstanding debts (child support payments, outstanding tickets and dishonored checks) to the DC Government must be satisfied before completing most of your DMV transactions.