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Press Release

For Immediate Release
April 3, 2020

Contact:
Larry Crowe, DMV PIO
Office: (603) 227-4000

NH DMV Announces Options for Customers During Covid-19 Pandemic

Concord NH - Due to concern for the health and safety of its customers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles has transitioned to phone and online services and appointment only walk-in services consolidated to five locations: Concord, Dover, Manchester, Newport, and Twin Mountain.

Please carefully review the available services listed below:

Driver Licenses

  • Non-CDL driving road tests as well as motorcycle testing will not be conducted for the duration of the Stay at Home Order.
  • All CDL related transactions can be conducted by appointment only. Call 227-4000 to schedule an appointment
  • Customers whose licenses have expired or are set to expire between April 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020 may apply for a 6-month license extension. Call 227-4020 to apply for the 6-month license extension over the phone
  • REAL ID compliance deadline has been extended until October, 2021. REAL ID transactions will not be conducted for the duration of the Stay at Home Order.

Vehicle Registrations

  • Existing vehicle registrations are renewed by your city or town clerk’s office. Please visit your town website or call your local town clerk’s office for vehicle registration renewal options.
  • NH DMV 20-day plates as well as NH authorized dealer 20-day plates, issued on or after February 26, 2020 have been given an automatic extension through April 30, 2020.
  • Walking disability placards or license plates may be issued six (6) month exentions without meeting the in-person application and medical certification requirements.

Drop box services are available Monday through Friday from 8am until 4:15pm at the following locations: Concord, Dover, Manchester, Newport, and Twin Mountain.

For all other transactions, please call DMV customer service at 227-4000 to determine availability of services.

Customers should take advantage of the DMV’s online services, including online driver license renewal, ID renewals, and online ticket pay at www.nh.gov/dmv.



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