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DMV GENERAL INFORMATION
New Scheduling System effective 02/18/2023
Our new scheduling system will send an email confirmation of your appointment. A text message will be sent as a reminder if you provide a phone number when scheduling.
Please be advised that effective June 22, 2020, the Washington County DMV is open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
Please click this link to schedule your appointment:
1. Please note that there is a 2 transaction limit maximum allowed per appointment window. If you have more than 2 transactions (register a boat, a car, a trailer, and renew your license for example), please schedule 2 appointments.
Please use these links to obtain the most common forms you may need, and to get additional information for the most common questions you may have.
1. PLEASE READ FIRST Letter with General Information (.pdf)
2. Registering a Vehicle or Transferring a Registration by Mail or Drop Box (.pdf)
3. Surrendering NY License Plates by Mail of Drop Box (.pdf)
4. Registering a Boat by Mail or Drop Box (.pdf)
5. Obtaining an In-transit Permit by Mail or Drop Box (.pdf)
REAL ID UPDATE April 19, 2023:
Please be advised that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended the deadline to obtain a REAL ID. The new deadline is 5/7/2025.
DMV Satellite Offices are BACK!
The dates of the monthly mobile DMV are listed on the Calendar on the main screen of the County Website.
Granville: The 1st Wednesday of each month
Greenwich: The 2nd Wednesday of each month
Salem: The 3rd Tuesday of each month
Whitehall: The 3rd Wednesday of each month
Cambridge: The 4th Wednesday of each month
We are happy to be able to return to this service for our county. Please note that the mobile DMV does NOT require appointments and is able to process vehicle registrations only. We cannot process any license transactions at the mobile DMV.
For questions regarding DMV forms, processes, or information, please call 1-800-698-2931 and the Call Center will be able to direct you. The alternate telephone number for the Call Center is 1-518-486-9786. You may also find answers to your questions in the FAQ section of the NYS DMV website NYS DMV .
Permit tests and CDL tests:
Please do NOT schedule Permit tests for regular licenses after 3:15 pm. We will not be able to accommodate you and you will have to reschedule your appointment for an earlier time on another day.
CDL tests: CDL Class A tests cannot be scheduled after 2:30 pm. If you are also looking to test on endorsements, then do not schedule an appointment after 2:00 pm. We will not be able to accommodate you and you will have to reschedule you appointment for an earlier time on another day.
There is documentation needed to sit for any permit test. This information is found on the NYS DMV website (the link is accessible above). Failure to have the appropriate documentation may mean you will not be able to sit for a permit test that day.