DMV Appointments in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) now allows you to schedule certain appointments ahead of time, so you won't have to spend all day at your local PennDOT office waiting for your number to be called. Keep reading for more information about the types of appointments you can make, how to go about scheduling them, and what you should bring when you go in.

If you didn't already know, there's also a variety of online services offered by the state, which can ultimately save you a trip to the PennDOT office.

Types of Pennsylvania DOT Appointments

You can schedule the following testing appointments with PennDOT ahead of time:

  • Road skills exam for:
    • Standard driver license.
    • Motorcycle license.
    • Commercial driver's license (CDL).
  • Written special points test.

How to Make a PennDOT Appointment

You can schedule all the appointment types listed above using PennDOT's convenient Online Driver's Test Scheduling system. You'll need to provide the following pieces of information to get started:

  • PA driver's license number.
  • Date of birth.
  • Social Security number OR Alien Number OR I-94 Number.

You can use this same online service to cancel or reschedule your appointment.

If you run into problems while using the online scheduling system, call the Driver and Vehicle Services Customer Call Center at (717) 412-5300 for assistance.

What to Bring to Your PennDOT Appointment

You won't have to deal with making multiple trips to the PennDOT office as long as you're equipped with all the required items for your particular type of visit. Check out our guides, which will let you know exactly what you need to bring to appointments for:

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