Some In-Person DMV Services Resume Around the Region

The motor vehicle departments in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia have expanded their in-person services across the Washington region, following the introduction of first-phase re-opening plans.

The DC DMV announced on Monday that the city’s Southwest Service Center, located at 95 M Street SW, will re-open on June 2 for services on an appointment-only basis. Please click here to book an appointment.

There will not be a resumption in dealer walk-in services, and dealers are encouraged to continue availing themselves of the DC DMV’s online services where possible. Please review the DMV’s latest update for more information about best practices for getting dealer transactions processed in an expedited a fashion as possible.

We also encourage dealers in the region to utilize the District’s Online Dealer Interface System  for title processing work. For assistance, please email the ODIS helpdesk at . For general inquiries, please contact the DMV’s Dealer Services department at , or by calling (202) 737-4404.

In Virginia, the commonwealth has re-opened several DMV locations in Northern Virginia for in-person services on a by-appointment basis. Those locations include centers in Leesburg, Alexandria, Tysons Corner, and Manassas. You can view the full list of open locations, and their hours of operations, at this link.

You can register for an appointment through the Virginia DMV’s registration portal. We encourage you to take advantage of the Virginia DMV’s Online Services page wherever possible.

In Maryland, the state MVA has announced that, effective as of June 1, all tag and title agencies may drop off paperwork at all MVA branchesPlease click here for a full list of approved in-person dropoff services, along with additional work that can still only be completed in-person at the Glen Burnie branch. We encourage you to deliver any necessary paperwork to the MVA before 12 p.m. on any given day, in order to ensure your requests are processed as quickly as possible.

As of now, MVA branches remain closed to the general public. We also encourage you to take advantage of the MVA’s online services page whenever possible. And, as a reminder, please be aware that the state is planning to launch the first phase of its streamlined Customer Connect online services platform on July 6.

WANADA has published an ongoing summary of current state DMV statuses on our association website. You can also view a robust list of pandemic-related resources at WANADA’s COVID-19 Information Library.

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