DMV Forms in Washington DC

The District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) provides many forms right on its website. This is convenient for residents because it cuts down on trips to the DMV, and having the forms in advance helps you to make your visits to the DMV more productive. Many forms are available in different languages.

All the forms on the DC DMV website are offered in PDF format. In order to download these forms to print from your home computer, you'll need Adobe's free Reader software.

Here's a sample of the types of forms you can find on the DC DMV website:

  • Driver's License Application: You'll need to use the multipart form from the DMV, but this version will help you gather the documentation you need in order to apply for a driver's license. These forms are available in English, French, Spanish and Amharic.
  • Application for a Certificate of Title (Form DMV-CTA-001): Submit this when you first purchase a vehicle.
  • Application for Disability Parking Placard or Tags: You and your physician must fill out this form for you to get special parking privileges due to a disability. These forms are also available in English, French, Spanish and Amharic.
  • GRADS Application: Use this form to apply for a learner's permit or driver's license if you are under 21 years old.

For any forms you can't find on the list, you can drop in at your local DMV office to pick them up. BBB Business Review