Find important information regarding Nevada DMV and Corona Virus Infection.

Monday March 16th 2020 Nevada Released The Following Statements

The health, safety, and well-being of Nevada’s citizens and the DMV staff need to come first during this time,” DMV Director Julie Butler said. “We are taking precautions to limit the crowds and close proximity of customers in our lobbies in response to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19.”

A number of transactions can be performed without visiting a DMV office. Please see the full list of online services below below. Customers are strongly encouraged to transact business online or at an off-site kiosk.

Online Services Available Include:

  • vehicle registration renewals (can also be completed at kiosks)
  • registration of vehicles purchased from a Nevada dealer
  • registration cancellation
  • insurance verification and reinstatement
  • driver history printouts
  • duplicate driver’s licenses and registration decals

See the Nevada DMV Online Services Page for a complete list.

“Please do not visit DMV offices if you are able to perform your transaction online. or through alternate services such as kiosks, mail or fax,” Butler said. “All customers, including those with appointments, should visit our website first. Please do not seek services in a rural DMV office. The number of customers allowed in those offices at one time will be limited.”

Tuesday March 17th 2020 Nevada DMV Corona Virus Update

What a difference from one day earlier the DMV has now issued the following:

CARSON CITY –The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles has closed its field offices statewide and many of the centralized services in Carson City, including the call center, effective 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 17.  The department has taken the action to help mitigate the possible spread of COVID-19 among state employees, their families, and the general public.

“We know many of our customers are facing deadlines to obtain a driver’s license, vehicle registration or other time-sensitive documents, but the health and safety of our communities must come first,” said Director Julie Butler. “We will be releasing further guidance for customers as soon as possible.” The Department’s online services and kiosks remain operational and Nevadans are encouraged to use them.

All Behind the Wheel Driving Tests Cancelled!

Whether you had an appointment for new license drive test or if your license is currently suspended and you need a drive test to reinstate you will need to reschedule. Nevada DMV is still receiving sr22 insurance certificates from insurance companies online and is not waiving the sr22  insurance requirement for anyone needing them.


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