The Rules

Online Booking Only - Appointments can be booked through this web page only! Please do not call or send an email asking for an appointment.

Appointments are available at the offices in Carson City, Henderson, Las Vegas and Reno only. One customer per appointment. Appointment times are available up to 90 days out. Slots fill quickly and may not be available.

Appointments are accepted only for transactions that cannot be done through alternative solutions. All others are subject to cancellation.

Renew your vehicle registration online or at a kiosk. See Online Services and the list below for other alternatives before you book an appointment.

Rural Offices - The Carson City and rural offices serve local residents only. Appointments from Las Vegas and Reno residents will be canceled. This includes Drive Test appointments. Thank you for your cooperation.

License/ID Renewals - If the first available appointment falls after your license or ID expiration, make the appointment and print the confirmation email to present to law enforcement.

Customers and Necessary Assistants Only - Only customers and handicapped assistants, interpreters/translators, parents of teen drivers and similar helpers will be allowed inside.

Cancel your appointment if you cannot keep it. Thank you for your cooperation.

Business/Commercial Services - Do not schedule an appointment here. See Commercial Driver License, Motor Carrier and Occupational & Business Licensing for commercial services and locations.

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General Services

  • Do not use this for a drive test!
  • Manually scroll forward up to 90 days to see availability.
  • Choose the most similar transaction if yours is not listed.
  • One customer per appointment.

Driving Skills Test

  • You must have a valid instruction permit to schedule online.
  • Carson City and rural offices serve local residents only.
  • If your permit is expired, contact your local DMV office to schedule a test.
  • To change or cancel your test, visit the office or call.

All customers must check in at the Information counter and be in the building prior to closing. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early.

Face Masks Required - Customers must wear face masks. The DMV observes social distancing and limits the number of people in the building to 50% percent of capacity. Please stay home if you are not well.

We do not accept appointments from dealers or third-party registration services. Companies should use the established procedures.

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Make sure you have all of the required documentation.

License Application Form

Complete the licensing application before you are called for a driver license, ID Card or Driver Authorization Card transaction.

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

Application for Driving Privileges or ID Card (DMV 002):
English  |  Spanish  |  Tagalog


Proof of Identity and Residency  |  Vehicle Registration Requirements  |  New Nevada Residents

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Here are some transactions you can do online. See All Online Services and Kiosks.

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Click to learn more about Real ID

Check your existing Nevada license or ID card for a gold star in the upper right corner. If it's there, you already have a Real ID.

If not, visit these pages to see if a Real ID is right for you!