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Starting June 1, 2017, DC DMV began issuing a new driver license and identification card with the same look; however, the jurisdiction will be Washington, DC. All existing credentials are valid until the expiration date.

Starting June 6, 2017, the Inspection Station is operating on Spring/Summer hours.

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District DMV Locations to Close for Christmas and New Year’s Day Holidays

Thursday, December 12, 2013

(WASHINGTON, DC) – In observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day, all District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles (DC DMV) locations will be closed on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, and Wednesday, January 1, 2014. All DC DMV service centers, adjudication services, and inspection station will resume regular business hours on Thursday, December 26, 2013 and Thursday, January 2, 2014.

Customers are encouraged to plan ahead as the days before and after a holiday are usually busy. The following services are available online at


·         Renew vehicle registration (can only be done online or by mail; no in-person visit)

·         Obtain duplicate vehicle registration

·         Renew driver license

·         Obtain duplicate driver license

·         Renew identification card

·         Surrender tags

·         Obtain driver record

DC DMV has more than 30 online services, enabling customers to “skip the in-person trip.”

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