News & Announcements

Effective January 1, 2017, the fee for an applicant's initial Commercial Driver's License Skills Test will raise to $100.00 from the current fee of $90.00.
12/05/2016
While the initial skills test fee will increase, the re-test fee of $50.00 will remain the same. ...read more
Kanawha City DMV is Home to First Self-Service Terminal
11/18/2016
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-DMV Commissioner Pat Reed is thrilled to announce today the implementation of the first DMV Self-Service Terminal (SST)......read more
Kanawha City and Martinsburg DMV Regional Offices Will be Closed Saturday, September 10th
09/07/2016
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-DMV Commissioner Pat Reed announced today that the two Regional Offices with Saturday hours, located in Kanawha City and Martinsburg, will be closed on September 10th for the statewide installation of a new cash register system....read more
Governor Tomblin Unveils New Division of Motor Vehicles in Self-Service Kiosks
08/18/2016
Units to be installed at grocery stores and shopping centers across the state...read more
Clarksburg DMV Regional Office Will Move Downtown and Re-open August 29th
08/18/2016
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed is pleased to announce that the long awaited move of the current DMV Regional Office in Bridgeport...read more
Brook Trout and Bluebird Plates Now Available
07/18/2016
​Two new wildlife plates are now available to West Virginia motorists...read more
DMV Online Vehicle Registration Renewals Top 100,000
07/15/2016
Online Services Will Be Available Next Month at the WV State Fair...read more
DMV Customers May Now Request Personalized Plates Online
03/09/2016
DMV Customers May Now Request Personalized Plates Online...read more
DMV Email Now Available for Customers Should Decrease Wait Time
01/11/2016
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Attention licensed drivers and motor vehicle owners. Do you have a question for the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles and would prefer not to wait in queue?...read more
"In God We Trust" Special Plate Now Available
12/15/2015
"In God We Trust" Special Plate Now Available...read more
Driver Skills' Testing at the Spencer DMV Will Not Be Available October 7th Through 9th
10/05/2015
The Spencer Division of Motor Vehicles Regional Office will not give driver’s license road skills’ tests October 7-9, 2015, due to road closures for the Black Walnut Festival...read more
DMV Announces Driver’s License Reciprocal Agreement with Taiwan
08/03/2015
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed is pleased to announce that West Virginia has entered into a reciprocal agreement with the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, concerning driver’s licensing...read more
Convenient DMV Online Services Save Time and Money
07/14/2015
Online Vehicle Registration Renewals Double for the Month of June...read more
DMV Partners with the Secretary of State to Offer Electronic Voter Registration
06/18/2015
The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles, in cooperation with the Secretary of State, announced today that a statewide electronic voter registration program has been installed at each of the 24 DMV regional office locations...read more
Distracted Driving Month is a Reminder to “Turn it Off. Put it Down. Just Drive.”
04/08/2015
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed wants to remind drivers in West Virginia to obey the distracted driving laws in the state to avoid the ticket and fine, and more importantly, to save lives and reduce crashes and injuries...read more
Driver Skills’ Testing at the Flatwoods DMV
04/03/2015
The Flatwoods Division of Motor Vehicles’ Regional Office will not conduct driver skills’ testing next Thursday and Friday, April 9th and 10th. Customers that need to take their driver skills’ tests may utilize another Regional Office on those days...read more
DMV Announces WV Roadway Fatalities Down 18%
03/10/2015
Stronger highway safety legislation in occupant protection and distracted driving cited as possible reasons for decrease...read more
Interlock Legislation Increases Program Participation
12/01/2014
Senate Bill 434 helps to change driver behavior and reduce crashes, fatalities and injuries due to impaired driving ...read more
Governor Tomblin Unveils Final License Plate in West Virginia Wildlife Design Series
11/07/2014
Governor encourages West Virginians to support state’s wildlife...read more
Randolph, Braxton, and McDowell Counties Can Now “Skip the Trip!”
10/29/2014
Berkeley County leads state in DMV online renewals...read more
Governor's Highway Safety Program Launches NEW Smartphone Safety App
07/24/2014
New app to help eliminate distracted driving...read more
New 2014 Laws Go Into Effect
06/02/2014
Beginning this week, West Virginians will notice some changes in DMV laws...read more
DMV Warns Customers of Potential IRS Phone Scam
12/16/2013
DMV customers need to be aware of a phone scam being orchestrated by callers claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and wanting to collect back taxes via pre-paid card or wire transfer...read more
“Skip the Trip” with DMV’s New Online Services
10/18/2013
Has your license plate seen better days? DMV reminds motorists that replacing worn or faded standard license plates is easy and convenient with its new, online, self-service application at https://apps.wv.gov/dmv/selfservice...read more
DMV Offers Driver's License Status Checks Online
09/18/2013
Drivers in West Virginia may now check their license status online with the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at their convenience...read more
DMV Announces New Online Vehicle Services
03/20/2013
Division of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Steve Dale announced today that effective immediately, customers may apply for a duplicate vehicle registration card, duplicate license plate, duplicate registration decal, or change of address, all on-line...read more
State Agencies Remind Veterans of Designation on Driver’s Licenses
11/28/2012
Division of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Joe Miller and West Virginia Department of Veteran’s Assistance Cabinet Secretary Keith Gwinn would like to remind citizens that the Veteran’s designation is now available on driver’s licenses...read more
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