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Benning Ridge Service Center


4525 Benning Road, SE
Washington, DC 20019


311 or (202) 737-4404


Sunday:           Closed
Monday:          Closed
Tuesday:         8:15am - 4pm
Wednesday:   9:15am - 4pm 
Thursday:       8:15am - 4pm
Friday:            8:15am - 4pm
Saturday:       8:15am - 4pm


Knowledge Exams

Tuesday:         8:15am - 3pm
Wednesday:  9:15am - 3pm 
Thursday:       8:15am - 3pm
Friday:            8:15am - 3pm
Saturday:        8:15am - 3pm

Getting There

  Metro Bus Accessible

  Wheelchair Accessible

  Limited On-Site Parking – No Fee



Services Provided at this Location

Availability Service
Available Online Become an Organ Donor
Available Online Disability Placards & Tags                       
Available Online Driver License, Learner Permit  and Identification Card 
Available Online Driver License Reinstatement  (Suspended and Revoked) 
Available Online Driving Records 
Not Online Insurance
Not Online Medical
Not Online Motorcycle Knowledge Exam
Not Online Non-US Citizens & Diplomats Driver License
Available Online Order Personalized Tags
Not Online Parking Permits (Note Residential Parking Permit is Available Online)
Available Online Register for Selective Service
Available Online Register to Vote 
Not Online Regular Knowledge Exam 
Not Online Taxi & Limo License Information
Not Online Temporary Tags
Not Online Vehicle Titles, Registration, &  Tags (Note Duplicate Title is Available Online
Not Online HIV Testing (only when obtaining DMV service)

A wiFi symbolDC DMV offers free Wi-Fi at this location. 

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

Best Time to Visit this Location

We encourage eligible customers to "Skip the Trip" and conduct their transactions online and by mail. Customers are advised that Tuesday, the days before and after a holiday and Saturdays are especially busy. Other peak busy hours to avoid are 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.  The link to the webcam is below:

Payment Options for this Location

  • Cash
  • Money Order
  • Check
  • Credit / Debit Cards
    • MasterCard
    • Visa
    • American Express
    • Discover