How to get a trip permit to operate your vehicle in DC.
How to obtain a trip permit in the District.
Information on DMV vehicle inspections in the District.
Information on replacing a lost or stolen title.
A member jurisdiction may issue a trip permit for a vehicle or combination of vehicles in lieu of apportioned or full registration.
More information on the IRP (and DC DMV trip permits for non-IRP vehicles) is available at the links below:
Information on trip permits for commercial carriers and heavy vehicles in the District.
Information on Trip Permits for Non-Apportioned Registered Commercial Carriers.
Vehicles that may be exempt from trip permitting in the District.
Information on how to manage vehicle transfers if jointly owned party becomes deceased.
DC DMV information on Vehicle Inspection Unable-to-Tests, Failures and Re-tests.
Information on vehicle inspections in the District. Your vehicle must pass inspection before it can be titled by DC DMV.
DC requires drivers who live in the District to have valid insurance subject to certain limits.
Vehicle insurance companies are required to report within 30 days any insurance cancellations.
How to have a vehicle inspected and registered in the District.
Information on renewing your vehicle registration.
Vehicle Registration information in the District.
General information on vehicle services in the District.
How to obtain vehicle tags in the District.
How to title (register) a vehicle in the District.
Information about driving violations and penalties assessed.