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DMV Appointments in Rhode Island

At this time, the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) currently allows you to make appointments for certain types of driver-related services. Keep reading for more information about the types of appointments you can make, how to schedule them, and what you'll need to bring while visiting your local DMV branch office.

Keep in mind, you may be able to avoid a trip to the RI DMV by using the convenient online services provided by the state. Be sure to take a look at all the time-saving driver and vehicle services you can accomplish without ever having to leave home.

Types of Rhode Island DMV Appointments

The RI Division of Motor Vehicles allows you to schedule:

  • Behind-the-wheel exam appointments for:
    • Standard driver's license.
    • Commercial driver license (CDL).
  • Salvage vehicle inspection.

How to Schedule Your RI DMV Appointment

You can use the Rhode Island DMV's Online Road Test Scheduling System to make an appointment for your standard license behind-the-wheel exam.

The CDL road test is given by the Community College of Rhode Island. You may schedule your CDL road exam by calling (401) 825-1146

Finally, to schedule an inspection appointment for a salvage vehicle, you will need to go in person to the DMV's Enforcement Department. They are located at:

600 New London Ave
Cranston, RI 02920

If you need to cancel or change your salvage inspection appointment, call (401) 462-5736 at least 24 hours in advance.

Required Materials for Your DMV Appointment

By making sure you have all the required materials for your specific type of appointment, you can avoid the frustration of having to make a second trip to the DMV. Take a look at our guides on each appointment type for an idea of what you'll need to bring to your scheduled visit:

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