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DMV Regional Offices Will Be Closed for Holiday Weekend
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 December 24th for the holiday weekend....
WV DMV Announces Online Driver’s License Renewal
Customers can “Skip the Trip” and renew their driver’s license online...
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.
While the initial skills test fee will increase, the re-test fee of $50.00 will remain the same. ...
Kanawha City DMV is Home to First Self-Service Terminal
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-DMV Commissioner Pat Reed is thrilled to announce today the implementation of the first DMV Self-Service Terminal (SST)......
Kanawha City and Martinsburg DMV Regional Offices Will be Closed Saturday, September 10th
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....
Governor Tomblin Unveils New Division of Motor Vehicles in Self-Service Kiosks
Units to be installed at grocery stores and shopping centers across the state...
Clarksburg DMV Regional Office Will Move Downtown and Re-open August 29th
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed is pleased to announce that the long awaited move of the current DMV Regional Office in Bridgeport...
Brook Trout and Bluebird Plates Now Available
Two new wildlife plates are now available to West Virginia motorists...
DMV Online Vehicle Registration Renewals Top 100,000
Online Services Will Be Available Next Month at the WV State Fair...
DMV Customers May Now Request Personalized Plates Online
DMV Customers May Now Request Personalized Plates Online...
DMV Email Now Available for Customers Should Decrease Wait Time
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?...
"In God We Trust" Special Plate Now Available
"In God We Trust" Special Plate Now Available...
Driver Skills' Testing at the Spencer DMV Will Not Be Available October 7th Through 9th
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...
DMV Announces Driver’s License Reciprocal Agreement with Taiwan
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...
Convenient DMV Online Services Save Time and Money
Online Vehicle Registration Renewals Double for the Month of June...
DMV Partners with the Secretary of State to Offer Electronic Voter Registration
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...
Distracted Driving Month is a Reminder to “Turn it Off. Put it Down. Just Drive.”
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...
Driver Skills’ Testing at the Flatwoods DMV
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...
DMV Announces WV Roadway Fatalities Down 18%
Stronger highway safety legislation in occupant protection and distracted driving cited as possible reasons for decrease...
Interlock Legislation Increases Program Participation
Senate Bill 434 helps to change driver behavior and reduce crashes, fatalities and injuries due to impaired driving ...
Governor Tomblin Unveils Final License Plate in West Virginia Wildlife Design Series
Governor encourages West Virginians to support state’s wildlife...
Randolph, Braxton, and McDowell Counties Can Now “Skip the Trip!”
Berkeley County leads state in DMV online renewals...
Governor's Highway Safety Program Launches NEW Smartphone Safety App
New app to help eliminate distracted driving...
New 2014 Laws Go Into Effect
Beginning this week, West Virginians will notice some changes in DMV laws...
DMV Warns Customers of Potential IRS Phone Scam
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...
“Skip the Trip” with DMV’s New Online Services
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...
DMV Offers Driver's License Status Checks Online
Drivers in West Virginia may now check their license status online with the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at their convenience...
DMV Announces New Online Vehicle Services
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...
State Agencies Remind Veterans of Designation on Driver’s Licenses
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...