DMV Appointments in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) lets you schedule certain appointments ahead of time, allowing you to spend less time waiting and line and more time enjoying the beautiful Bay State. This guide will outline the types of appointments you can make, how to make them, and what you'll need to bring to your RMV visit.

Remember, you might be able to avoid a trip to your local RMV altogether by using the numerous online services provided by the state.

Types of Massachusetts RMV Appointments

You can make an appointment for the following types of behind-the-wheel exams:

  • Standard (Class D) license.
  • Motorcycle license.
  • Commercial driver license (CDL).

How to Make Your MA RMV Appointment

You can use the MA Registry of Motor Vehicles' online scheduling system to make a road testing appointment for:

  • Class D driver license.
  • Motorcycle license.

To make a CDL road skills test appointment you will need to call the RMV Contact Center number specific to your area code:

  • (857) 368-8000 for callers outside of Massachusetts OR with area codes:
    • 339.
    • 617.
    • 781.
    • 857.
  • (800) 858-3926 for all other MA area codes.

The Contact Center's hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Required Materials for Your RMV Appointment

Don't waste your time with a second trip to the RMV by making sure you have all of the necessary items for your particular type of appointment. Our guides outline exactly what you'll need to bring for the following types of RMV visits:

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