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DMV Reservation in New York

Schedule a New York DMV Appointment

Road Test Appointments can be scheduled statewide by phone at 518-402-2100 or online here:

From General DMV reservations, if you live in one of these counties: Albany, Allegany, Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), Nassau, New York (Manhattan), Onondaga, Queens, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Suffolk, or Westchester you can schedule a reservation with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), using the online system.

There, you must:

  • Choose your county and location*.
  • Select the service you need assistance with.
  • Choose a date and time.
  • Provide your name, email address, and phone number.

REAL ID Appointment Requirements

Vehicle Registrations Appointment Requirements

New York Drivers License Appointment Requirements

Going to the DMV In Person

You can use the same portal to change or cancel existing reservations.

*If your local DMV office doesn’t appear as an option, you may be able to book an appointment through the office directly by visiting its website (use this directory for links).

Find a DMV Near Me

New York DMV Online Services

Before you book an appointment to visit the DMV in person, make sure you can’t just complete your task online. There are many common services you can complete online, including:

Best Times to Visit the NY DMV

If you’re unable to book a reservation in advance or complete your DMV business online, you can still save time by choosing the right time to visit the NY DMV. Keep in mind that:

  • Mondays and Fridays are usually busier than the middle of the week.
  • The first and last days of the month are typically more crowded.
  • The days immediately before and after holidays are often the busiest.
  • Mornings are generally less crowded than the evenings and lunch hours.
NY Counties Appointment Link
Broome Visit
ChautauquaJames Town DMVVisit
ChautauquaDunkirk DMVVisit
ChautauquaMayville DMVVisit
Cortland Visit
Dutchess Visit
Erie Visit
Greene Please call  518-719-3280 
Jefferson Visit
LivingstonDansville DMVVisit
LivingstonGeneseo DMV Visit
MadisonWampsville DMVVisit
Monroe Visit
Montgomery Visit
Niagara Visit
OneidaUtica DMVVisit
OneidaUtica DMV RegistrationsVisit
OneidaRome DMVVisit
Orange Visit
Putnam Visit
Saratoga Visit
Schenectady Visit
Sullivan Visit
Ulster Visit
Warren Visit
Washington Visit
Wayne Visit
Wyoming Visit
Yates Call for Appointments (315) 536-5122


DMV appointments are not currently available in the following counties: Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins. these counties welcome walk-in customers during regular business hours and work hard to serve you as efficiently as possible.