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Virtual Hearings for Minor Moving Violations, Reinstatement, and Show Cause
DC DMV’s online appointment scheduler will be temporarily down for emergency maintenance beginning at 11:30 am on Tuesday’s. Service will be restored by 12 pm.
All Service Centers, Adjudication Services, and the Brentwood CDL Office are operating on an "Appointment Only" basis.

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Salvage Vehicle Registration

Rebuilt Salvage

A salvage vehicle that passes DC DMV Emissions, Safety, and Anti-Theft inspections will be titled/branded as “Rebuilt Salvage”.

  • All salvage vehicles must pass DC safety inspection and a Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD’s) DC Anti-theft Inspection PRIOR to DC DMV registration.
  • All Paperwork for Salvage Anti-Theft Inspection may only be submitted at 95 M St SW, Department of Motor Vehicles.
    DCMPD’s Anti-Theft inspection and DMV's salvage vehicle procedure acknowledgement forms are available at the links below:
  • Salvage Vehicle MPD Anti-Theft Inspection Form
  • Salvage Vehicle Procedure Acknowledgement Form
  • Note: The Metropolitan Police Department will not accept the Anti-Theft Inspection form in person. All paperwork must be presented at 95 M St SW, Department of Motor Vehicle for processing.
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