Closure and Extension Information

DMV appointment scheduling now available click here.

The West Virginia DMV is encouraging customers to use online services and mail-in services as much as possible. Examples of these services include driver’s license renewal with no changes (every other cycle), vehicle registration renewals, obtain duplicate driver’s licenses, registration cards, decals, and plates, obtain driving records, personalized plate searches, request a personalized plate, and more. Online services may be found HERE

DMV is also extending the expiration date of vehicle registrations, including temporary vehicle registrations or plates and IRP registration with an expiration date beginning March 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020.

Additionally, DMV is extending the expiration date of any Driver’s License including Graduated Driver's License (levels 1, 2, and 3, and includes February expiration dates), Driver's License knowledge permits, and Commercial Driver’s Licenses with an expiration date beginning March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.

Title work may be done through the mail, or for immediate title work and temporary plates and registrations, click here for a list of available License Services

For CDL applicants and drivers:

  • Any CDL holder whose medical certification expires on or after March 1, 2020, will have until September 30, 2020 to provide a new medical certification to avoid the downgrading of the CDL
  • CDL holders may now renew their Commercial Driver's License online as long as:
    • The renewal is without Hazardous Materials endorsements**
    • The medical examiners certificate is current.

**CDL license renewals with hazardous material endorsements are still required to have a TSA background check and take the endorsement test with each renewal.

Applicants wanting to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License may apply HERE


Per the West Virginia State Police: As a result of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic and gubernatorial executive stay-at-home mandates, a three month grace period will be given to WV citizens for motor vehicle inspection renewal. Beginning April 1, 2020 through July 1, 2020 the motor vehicle inspection program will be suspended during this period. This is subject to change based on the termination or extension of the executive orders.