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Skip the Trip: Alternate Ways to Take Care of DMV Tasks

by Melissa Crumish on

Your Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) really does not want to see you. They want want to hear from you, of course, but not in person. Fewer people at the DMV means fewer lines, which ultimately means fewer complaints. To make this happen, DMV locations throughout the country have been making themselves accessible via technology. […]

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Be Prepared for Your Visit to the DMV by Nadia Ibanez on

Whether you’re visiting the Department of Motor Vehicles, or DMV, for the first time to take your permit or driver’s license test, or have to visit the office to take care of routine vehicle registration or renewals, it can be a bit overwhelming. Walking into your local DMV office, you’re faced with hoards of residents […]

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The Best and Worst Times to Visit the DMV by Melissa Crumish on

If you’re like most, you place a visit to your Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office on par with dental visits and colostomy examinations. Yet, it’s one of life’s realities that must be done. To ease the inconvenience, many DMV locations now offer online services for everything from duplicate driver licenses to vehicle registration renewals. […]

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How to Make an Appointment at the DMV by Melissa Crumish on

Before visiting a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office or other state motor vehicle agency to take a drivers license test, inquire if an appointment is needed. Otherwise, unless walk-ins are accepted, DMV officials will turn you away. NOTE: Only a few states require or offer appointments for other services besides road test appointments. Vermont, […]

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How to Find the Nearest DMV Office Location by Melissa Crumish on

Need to conduct business at a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office, but only know of one location that requires driving across town in heavy stop-and-go traffic?   “There’s got to be a closer DMV office,” you say to yourself. And in all likelihood there is. You just need to find it. Fortunately, locating a […]

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