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Welcome New York Drivers

New York is an exciting place to live, work, drive, and own a motor vehicle. But, if you don’t know the specifics of driving, owning, or selling a motor vehicle, that excitement won’t last. We’ve compiled all the information you need from the New York DMV to drive, own, or sell a motor vehicle in New York. We’ve got details on obtaining and keeping your driver’s license and how to meet the basic insurance requirements.

We’ve also got the facts on changing your address and accessing your driving record and criminal records. We can tell you what you can do online or by mail and what requires an in-person visit at your local New York DMV office. If you need to visit in person, we’ve got a complete list of locations. When you need to register your vehicle, we have a comprehensive guide to give you all the forms, fees, and requirements for this process.

Whatever you need to make your motor vehicle journey go smoothly, you can find it on our pages. We’ve used government information but organized it in an easy-to-read format. You know the information is accurate, and you can find it easily.

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How do I renew my driver's license in New York?

To renew your driver's license in New York, you can do it online, by mail, or in person at a DMV office. If you choose to renew online or by mail, you must have a valid and current photo on file with the DMV. If you need to update your photo or personal information, you must renew in person. The DMV will notify you when your license is due for renewal.

How do I register my vehicle in New York

To register your vehicle in New York, you must provide proof of ownership, proof of insurance, and a valid driver's license. You can register your vehicle in person at a DMV office, by mail, or online. If you register a new vehicle or transfer ownership of a used vehicle, you must also provide a bill of sale or title certificate.

How do I get a copy of my driving record in New York?

To get a copy of your driving record in New York, you can request it online, by mail, or in person at a DMV office. You must provide your full name, date of birth, and driver's license number. There is a fee for obtaining a copy of your driving record.

How do I schedule a road test in New York?

To schedule a road test in New York, you must first obtain a learner's permit and practice driving for at least six months. You can schedule your road test online or by phone. You must provide your learner's permit number and personal information. There is a fee for scheduling a road test.

How do I apply for a REAL ID in New York?

To apply for a REAL ID in New York, you must provide proof of identity, such as a passport or birth certificate, proof of Social Security number, and proof of residency. You can apply for a REAL ID in person at a DMV office. There is a fee for obtaining a REAL ID.

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The New York DMV experience is a testament to the city's fast-paced, bustling nature, yet it maintains a sense of order amid the chaos. Upon entering the well-organized facility, one cannot help but notice the remarkable efficiency with which the staff operates, their professionalism shining through as they navigate the diverse clientele that the Big Apple offers.

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