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The Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 for the Independence Day holiday

 

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Southwest Service Center

Southwest Service Center DMV

Address

95 M Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

Phone

311 or (202) 737-4404

Hours

Day Time
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 8:15 am – 4 pm
Wednesday: 9:15 am – 4 pm
Thursday: 8:15 am – 4 pm
Friday: 8:15 am – 4 pm
Saturday: 8:15 am – 4 pm

Knowledge Exams

Day Time
Tuesday: 8:15 am – 3 pm
Wednesday: 9:15 am – 3 pm
Thursday: 8:15 am – 3 pm
Friday: 8:15 am – 3 pm
Saturday: 8:15 am – 3 pm

Getting There

  Waterfront and Navy Yard-Ballpark Metro Stations
 

  Metro Bus Accessible
 

  Wheelchair Accessible
 

  Street Parking and Limited On-Site Parking – No Fee
 


Services Provided at this Location

Availability Service
Available Online Become an Organ Donor
Available Online Dealer Services
Available Online Digital Certification
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 Government & Fleet Services
Not Online International Registration Plan (IRP)
Available Online Trip Permits
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 Personalized Tags Pickup
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)

DC 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 customers to "Skip the Trip" and conduct their transactions online and by mail. Customers are advised Tuesday, the days before and after a holiday and Saturday are especially busy. Other peak busy hours to avoid are during lunch times typically 11 am - 2 pm.

Please note 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