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DC DMV Service Update: Walk-in service has returned to DC DMV for all Service Centers and Adjudication Services.

Masks are still required at DC Gov facilities with direct interaction between employees and the public. Please continue to wear your mask at all DC DMV facilities.

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Online Services

The District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles (DC DMV) is pleased to provide several driver license or identification card, vehicle, ticket processing, and general transactions online. Using these services—available at the links listed below — you can “skip the trip” to our service centers and conduct your DC DMV business wherever and whenever you choose.

DC DMV complies with federal regulations regarding the use of credit cards, so to utilize the online services and pay with a credit card, use browsers with minimum version requirements, such as:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari

Look for the Skip the Trip icon throughout our website—it means you can complete that service online, through the mail, or over the phone.

Online Services

And skip the trip with peace of mind: our website and online services are secure and encrypted. You can conduct your transactions knowing your personal information is protected.

Unless otherwise noted, all of DC DMV's online services are available 7 days per week/24 hours per day.  Additionally, secure Internet access is available at all District public libraries for conducting DMV online transactions.

General Services

Driver License and Identification Card Services

For any further information on DC DMV driver licenses or identification cards, check the Driver Services section of the website, at the link below:

Vehicle Services

For more information on DC DMV services for vehicles and vehicle owners, check the Vehicle Services section of the website, at the link below:

Ticket Services

For more information on DC DMV services for processing, paying, and adjudicating tickets, check the Ticket Services section of the website, at the link below:

Business Services (Special Authorization Required)

Special authorization services allow dealers, insurance companies, fleet companies, and other authorized agencies that have obtained unique digital certificates to perform secure and restricted business transactions with DC DMV.

For more information on DC DMV services for vehicle- or transportation-based businesses, check the Business Services section of the website, at the link below:

Government Services (Special Authorization Required)

Agencies with special authorization can perform secure and restricted government transactions with DC DMV.

If You See Something, Say Something. DC DMV encourages customers to confidentially report fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement in the Government of the District of Columbia. Contact the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) by calling toll free, 1-800-521-1639, or local at (202) 724-TIPS (8477). You can also email the OIG at [email protected]. Once again, all hotline contact with the OIG is confidential.

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