Washington DC DMV Locations

Below you will find a map of Department of Motor Vehicle offices located in Washington DC.  Zoom into the map and click on a marker to find the Washington DC DMV location nearest you. DMV hours can vary by location, so please call in advance to confirm hours of operation. You can schedule an appointment online before visiting your local branch if you would like to have an efficient visit.

If you find something you believe needs to be corrected, please contact us and we will update the map accordingly.  

If for some reason the map is not working for you or if you prefer to have a text search feature, we have also included this simple table listing of all Washington DC DMV locations.  This table lists the exact same information in the map but in a more searchable format.

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Learn More About the Washington DC DMV

Online Services

People have busy schedules and sometimes a trip to the DMV won’t fit into your schedule. The Washington DC DMV does provide online services, however, which will allow you to complete many common DMV tasks from the comfort of your home. You can pay tickets, review driver records, and get residential parking permits from the online services section of the website. 


Washington DC DMV Services

When you visit a Washington DC DMV location you have access to all of the department’s services. In addition to IDs, licenses and vehicle registrations you can also access the following services:

  • Vehicle titles
  • Business services and vehicle sales
  • Disability tags
  • Commercial driver’s licenses and permits
  • Vehicle inspections
  • Motorcycle endorsements

Accepted forms of payment at the DC DMV include major credit cards, money orders, and verified checks. Personal checks will be reviewed for verification and a $65 penalty will be incurred in the case of a returned check.

Contacting the Washington DC DMV

If you need to reach the offices of the DMV you can do so using the contact information provided below.

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By phone:
Main office: (202) 737-4404

By e-mail:

Live chat:


Prepare for the Washington DC driver’s license tests 

Looking to earn your driver’s permit or license in Washington DC? Maybe you’re looking to earn a motorcycle endorsement or a commercial license. If so, you’ll need to prepare for and pass the associated tests for each of these driving privileges. Our website offers free online practice tests to help you prepare. 

Washington DC DMV FAQ

Yes, the DMV in DC allows for appointments. You can set up an appointment on the DMV website or you can do it by phone by calling 202-737-4404.

You’ll need several documents in order to be eligible for your Washington DC driver’s license. You’ll need official documents proving your identity and age, lawful presence in the United States, as well as documentation of your social security number. Beyond that, you’ll need two documents that prove your local residence in DC (such as a utility bill) and documented proof that you have passed a driver’s training course. For driver’s under the age of 18 you will need parental approval.

In addition to the document requirements for a standard license listed in the question above, you’ll need to complete a REAL ID application and return it to a DC DMV service center. You’ll get a photograph taken and then pay the required fees.

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