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DMV Dash Pass

Dash Pass uses your cell phone number to track your place in line and send you text messages or phone calls to keep you updated and call you to a window. If you do not have a cell phone, we will check you in with numbers or letters from your name.

Larger DMV offices offer appointments. Others allow you to join the line from anywhere. See the options listed below.

Not all DMV offices offer Dash Pass. For a complete list of offices, see Locations. See Commercial Driver License for CDL offices.

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Dash Pass Appointment

The Carson City, Las Vegas and Reno offices offer Dash Pass Appointments. Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturday at he Las Vegas and Reno offices.

You must book your appointment online. Appointments are not available for:

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early and visit the Information counter prior to your appointment.

All customers must check in at the Information counter and be in the building prior to closing.

Remote Join

Many rural offices allow you to join the line by text, phone call or on the web from wherever you are. Use any of the options listed. You do not have to be present at the DMV office. If Dash Pass says it is unavailable, you must come to the office to check-in. You can then leave and come back when your turn is approaching.

There is no need to check in again once you get to the office - but please make sure you have everything you need for your license or vehicle registration. You must be in the building prior to closing. Simply watch your phone and the TV monitors for the last four digits of your phone number.

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Carson City
555 Wright Way
Carson City, NV 89711-0400
8a-5p M-F | Get Map
Text dmvcarson to (347) 535-0311
Call (844) DASHPASS - (844) 327-4727 option 2
Join online or make an appointment
Elko
3920 E. Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801-4970
8a-5p M-F | Get Map
Text dmvelko to (347) 482-0834
Call (844) DASHPASS - (844) 327-4727 option 5
Join online
Fallon
973 W. Williams Street
Fallon, NV 89406
8a-5p M-F | Get Map
Text dmvfallon to (347) 482-0820
Call (844) DASHPASS - (844) 327-4727 option 4
Join online

Map of all Las Vegas Area Offices (PDF)

Henderson
1399 American Pacific Dr.
Henderson, NV 89074
8a-5p M-F, 8a-4p Sat. | Get Map

Make an appointment

Las Vegas - East Sahara
2701 E. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89104-4170
8a-5p M-F, 8a-4p Sat. | Get Map

Make an appointment

Las Vegas - West Flamingo
8250 W. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89147-4111
8a-5p M-F, 8a-4p Sat. | Get Map

Make an appointment

North Las Vegas - Decatur
7170 N. Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89131-2798
8a-5p M-F, 8a-4p Sat. | Get Map

Make an appointment

Reno
305 Galletti Way
Reno, NV 89512-3811
8a-5p M-F, 8a-4p Sat. | Get Map

Make an appointment

Winnemucca
3505 Construction Way
Winnemucca, NV 89445-3155
8a-5p M-F | Get Map
Text dmvwinnemucca to (347) 482-0825
Call (844) DASHPASS - (844) 327-4727 option 3
Join online

The DMV also has offices in Ely, Hawthorne, Laughlin, Mesquite, Pahrump, Tonopah and Yerington. See Locations.

See Commercial Driver License for CDL offices.

See Online Services. You may not have to come in at all. The DMV offers more than two dozen online services including address changes.

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License Application Form

Complete the licensing application before you are called for all driver license, ID Card or Driver Authorization Card transactions. CDL transactions must be completed at a CDL Office.

Look for the yellow form at the office or download it here:

Click for PDF Help
 Help

Application for Driving Privileges or ID Card (DMV 002)

See also Vehicle Registration Requirements.

Real ID vs. Standard License/ID

Real ID Driver License
Real ID licenses are marked with a gold circle and star
Standard License
Standard licenses are marked "NOT FOR FEDERAL OFFICIAL USE"

All applicants for a Nevada driver's license or ID card must choose between a "Real ID" card or a standard Nevada license or ID. This includes renewals and duplicates. A standard license will not be accepted for boarding aircraft beginning October 1, 2020.

You must present proof of identity to obtain a Real ID license or ID for the first time. See these pages for more:

Driver License and Vehicle Registration Tip Sheets

Make sure you have all of your documentation before you come in. All documents must be originals or certified copies.

Real ID/Standard Driver License: English | Spanish  (PDF)

Driver Authorization Card: English | Spanish

Driver License Home Page  |  Vehicle Registration Home Page

Alternatives to Office Visits

Online Services - The DMV offers more than two dozen online services including address changes. See all of your records in one place with a MyDMV account.

DMV in a Box Kiosks - There's one near you. Registration renewals, driver history printouts and more.

Online Vehicle Registration

If you purchased a vehicle from a Nevada dealer, you may be able to register it online without visiting a DMV office. You can transfer plates or we will mail new plates to you. See Online Vehicle Registration.