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-In recognition of the DC Emancipation Day holiday, all DC DMV locations will be closed on Tuesday, April 16. Regular business hours will resume on Wednesday, April 17. Many of DC DMV's services will remain available online or via the agency's mobile app.

 

-DC DMV will no longer prevent DC residents from applying for a new or renewed driver’s license because of failing to meet the requirements of the Clean Hands Law.

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Services

 District Residency and Documentation for Vehicle Registrations
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Residency and Documentation Requirements to Register Vehicles in the District.

 Driver Education and Testing Information
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General information on driver education and testing at the DC DMV.

 Full Reciprocity Plan FAQs
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Frequently asked questions about the Full Reciprocity Plan.

Accepted Forms of Payments
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Common methods of payment accepted by the DC DMV.

Admit with an Explanation
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Available options to respond to a parking, photo enforcement, or minor moving violation ticket in the District.

After Buying a Vehicle
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Steps to take after purchasing a vehicle.

Aggressive Driving
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How to avoid driving aggressively in the District.

Beginning Drivers
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Learn what you need to know as a new driver in the District.

Benefits and Features of Trip Permit Registration for Non-Apportioned Vehicles
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Learn about the features and benefits of Trip Permit registration for Non-Apportioned Vehicles.

Booted or Towed Vehicles
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What to do if your vehicle is booted or towed.

Business Services
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Learn about doing business with the DC DMV.

Buying a Vehicle
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General guidance on buying a vehicle in the District.

Buying and Selling a Vehicle
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How to buy and sell a vehicle in the District.

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#DidYouKnow you can have your child car safety seat inspected and properly installed at DC DMV's Inspection Station? DC DMV offers free inspections during normal operating hours at 1001 Half Street SW, Washington, DC 20024.

CDL Eligibility and Documentation
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Requirements for obtaining a DC DMV Commercial Driver License (CDL).

CDL Knowledge Tests
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Information on taking the CDL Knowledge Test for the appropriate class designation and endorsement.

CDL Learner Permits
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How to get a DC DMV CDL learner permit.

CDL Road Skills Test Waiver for Military Personnel
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CDL road skills test waiver information for military personnel.

CDL Road Skills Tests
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General information on scheduling CDL road tests in the District.

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