DMV Appointments in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Safety allows you to schedule certain appointments ahead of time. This means you'll spend less time waiting in line, and more time enjoying the Volunteer State. This guide will outline the types of appointments you can make, how to make them, and what you'll need to bring when visiting your local Department of Safety driver licensing office.

You might even be able to avoid a trip to the driver licensing office by utilizing the online driver and vehicle services offered by the state.

Types of TN Department of Safety Appointments

You can make road testing appointments for the following types of Tennessee driver licenses:

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

How to Make an Appointment at the Tennessee Driver's License Office

You can use the TN Department of Safety's convenient, online scheduling system OR call (866) 849-3548 to make a road exam appointment for:

  • Standard driver's license.
  • Motorcycle license.

If you'd like to make a CDL road skills testing appointment, you'll need to call (615) 502-4179 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

What to Bring to Your TN Road Test Appointment

If you make sure to bring all the required materials to your road testing appointment, you won't have to waste your time with multiple trips to the driver licensing office. Check out our guides, which outline what you'll need to bring to Tennessee road test appointments for:

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