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Press Release

For Immediate Release
July 21, 2011

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DMV Substation Changes To Take Effect

CONCORD, NH - Commissioner of Safety John J. Barthelmes reminds New Hampshire residents that changes in Division of Motor Vehicles substation operations are going into effect, including the closing of the Belmont and Merrimack substations.

The Belmont substation at the Belknap Mall and the Merrimack substation at the Harris Pond office park will close effective Friday, July 22.

"These changes are required by the new state budget that went into effect on July 1." Commissioner Barthelmes said. "Despite the cuts we are making every effort to maintain good service to the public."

Other changes taking effect soon are the following:

  • On Monday, July 25, the new Nashua substation at 110 Broad Street, F.E. Everett Turnpike, Exit 6, will open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for both licensing and registration transactions.
  • Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 3, the Milford substation will be open on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. only.
  • Beginning Aug. 1, the Berlin substation will be open Monday thru Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. only.

Hours of operation for other DMV substations will remain the same. A complete list of DMV substations is on the Division's Website at http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/dmv/driverlic/dllocations.html.

Commissioner Barthelmes also urged eligible drivers seeking license renewal to do that online. Instructions for online renewal are included in letters sent to drivers prior to the expiration of their licenses.


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