Online Services in Delaware
As the first state to ratify the Constitution, Delaware understands expediency's value. DE offers a number of online driver and vehicle services that can save you time and a trip to your local DMV branch office.
Online Vehicle Services in Delaware
Typically, vehicle services are handled through Delaware's Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). We (DMV.org) also connect you to third party vendors offering time-saving services; these are often unaffiliated with the government.
DMV Online Services
Thanks to the Delaware DMV's online service options, you can accomplish many vehicle-related tasks from the comfort of your own home, including:
- Registration renewal/updates.
- Request registration renewal notification by e-mail.
- Vehicle registration fee calculator.
- Request an oversize/overweight vehicle permit.
- Handicap placard application and renewal.
- Title history report.
- Order vanity license plates.
Third Party Vehicle Services
If you can't fulfill your vehicle-related needs using the DMV's online services, consider going through a third party company for:
- Auto insurance.
- Make sure you're getting the best coverage for your car by going through insurance companies offering you the services you need at competitive prices.
- Motorcycle insurance.
- Protect yourself and your bike by insuring your motorcycle through a trusted third party vendor.
- Vehicle history report (VHR).
- Extended vehicle warranty.
- Investing in an extended warranty on your vehicle can save you stress and money in the future.
Online DE License and Records Inquiries
If you need to make changes to your license or are interested in Delaware public records, the convenience of the internet has made accomplishing those tasks much easier. Depending on the request you're making and how soon you'd like it done, you have the choice of either going through Delaware's Division of Motor Vehicles or through a private company.
Delaware DMV License and Record Services
You can use the DMV's online services for the following record and license-related requests:
- Apply for a federally-compliant driver's license or ID card.
- Become an organ donor.
- Driving record inquiries.
Online Services through Private Companies
If you can't complete your license- and record-related tasks through Delaware's DMV, consider your third party online options for requesting the following:
- Driving records.
- If you need personal or employee driving records in a pinch, a private company is probably your best bet.
- Court records.
- For quick and easy access to a past court cases, use a private company to get the court records you need.
- Vital records.
- You can easily access all types of vital records (birth, death, marriage, and divorce) through a third party company.
- Background checks.
- If you're hiring a new employee in the near future, order a speedy background check from a private vendor.
- Name change.
- A competent third party vendor will ensure your name is changed with the DMV, U.S. Postal service, and Social Security Administration.
- International Driver Permit (IDP).
- If you need an IDP at the last minute, consider requesting one through a private company, which will expedite the process.
- Expedited passport.
- Using a private company over a government agency will ensure you get your passport in time for your vacation abroad.
Online Driver's Ed Services in Delaware
Whether you're looking to get points off your record or apply for your first driver's license, Driver's Ed can be a real life saver. Plus, now you can fulfill many of your driver's education needs from the comfort of your own home.
The Delaware DMV offers the following Driver's Ed online services:
- Motorcycle training registration (all levels).
- Practice driver's license test.
For the rest of your Driver's Ed needs, consider using a tested and approved private vendor. You might benefit from products like:
- Driver's permit and license cheat sheets.
- Driver's permit and license practice tests.
- Online driver's license prep course.
- Adult driver's license education.
- Motorcycle practice tests and cheat sheets.
- CDL practice tests and cheat sheets.
- Defensive driving and traffic school.
- Boater education courses.
Online Legal Services in DE
While dealing with legal issues, the last thing you want is to go into the DMV. Luckily, the DE Division of Motor Vehicles and private companies offer convenient online services to make your experience with the law less stressful.
You can complete the following tasks using the DMV's online service options:
- Request an administrative hearing for a DUI.
- Pay traffic tickets.
A few other legal services you might want to use a third party vendor to take advantage of include:
- Finding a DUI lawyer.
- Employ the services of a private company to take the stress out of finding competent representation for DUI charges.
- Hiring a traffic ticket lawyer.
- Save time by searching for a traffic ticket attorney through a third party vendor, that's already vetted and rated your options.
- Identity theft protection.
- Protect your money, assets, and life by investing in a trusted identity theft protection program.
Miscellaneous Online Services
For your convenience, the Delaware DMV offers additional online services like:
- Looking up DMV branch wait times.
- Watch live video of the branch you're going to visit.
- Delaware dealership search.
- Register a next of kin/emergency contact.