News & Announcements

DMV Holds Kiosk Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Martinsburg Regional Office
11/08/2017
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed was in Martinsburg today to formally recognize the new DMV kiosk with a ribbon cutting ceremony....read more
DMV Earns 2017 Communicator Award for Website
10/06/2017
The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), was recognized recently for winning a Communicator Award for the DMV website, through the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA)....read more
WV DMV Adds New Kiosk in Wheeling Sheetz
10/03/2017
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed announced today that two of DMV’s most popular transactions may now be conducted 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the Wheeling Sheetz on National Road....read more
Driver Skills' Testing at the Franklin DMV Will Not Be Available September 14th and 15th
09/14/2017
Customers of the Franklin DMV Regional Office will need to consider taking their skills test at another regional office during the Treasure Mountain Festival....read more
DMV Wins Center for Digital Government Inaugural Award for “Skip the Trip”
09/14/2017
The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), was recognized this week for winning an inaugural “State Government-to-Citizen Experience” award from the Center for Digital Government (CDG)....read more
WV DMV Showcases New Kiosk at Martinsburg DMV
09/01/2017
DMV customers in the Martinsburg area may now “Skip the Line” and take advantage of the WV DMV Now Kiosk......read more
Clarksburg DMV Regional Office Will Not Give Outside Skills Tests During Festivals
08/30/2017
Dates include August 31st and September 1st for Italian Heritage Festival, and September 7th and 8th for Black Heritage Festival...read more
DMV Now Kiosk at WV State Fair Hits Milestone
08/25/2017
Visitors to the State Fair of West Virginia this year were able to “Skip the Line” and renew their vehicle registration and driver’s license, among other services....read more
DMV to Feature Convenient Kiosk and Online Services at the State Fair
08/09/2017
Customers encouraged to try the new DMV Now Kiosk and renew their vehicle registration and driver’s license...read more
Driver Skills' Testing at the Lewisburg DMV Will Not Be Available August 10th through August 18th
08/03/2017
Customers of the Lewisburg DMV Regional Office will need to consider taking their skills test at another local regional office during the State Fair in Fairlea....read more
DMV Ribbon-Cutting Held for New Self-Service Kiosk at Clarksburg Sheetz
07/18/2017
Commissioner Pat Reed hosts ribbon-cutting with local Chamber and supporters...read more
Driver Skills Testing at the Lewisburg DMV Will Not Be Available July 3rd through July 7th
06/28/2017
The Lewisburg Division of Motor Vehicles’ Regional Office will not conduct driver skills testing July 3rd through July 7th......read more
Senate Bill 1006 Changes DMV Fees Effective July 1, 2017
06/27/2017
Due to the passage of Senate Bill 1006, starting Saturday, July 1, 2017, the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will implement changes to its fees for vehicle and driver services...read more
DMV Ribbon-Cutting Held for New Self-Service Kiosk at Barboursville Little General
06/13/2017
Commissioner Pat Reed hosts ribbon-cutting with local Chamber and supporters...read more
Application for WV State Bar Membership ID Card Now Available Online
05/23/2017
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed is pleased to announce that another service is now available online for the convenience of West Virginia citizens....read more
WV DMV Showcases New Kiosk at Star City Sheetz
04/13/2017
Commissioner Pat Reed hosts kick-off event at Star City Sheetz kiosk location with local Chamber and supporters...read more
WV DMV Features New Self-Service Kiosks for License and Registration Renewals
02/28/2017
Commissioner Pat Reed hosts ribbon-cutting at Beckley Sheetz kiosk location with local Chamber and supporters....read more
WV DMV Announces Two New Self-Service Kiosk Locations
02/09/2017
Commissioner Pat Reed is pleased to announce that customers in the Beckley and Morgantown areas may now "Skip the Line" and take advantage of new "WV DMV Now" kiosks...read more
DMV Regional Offices Will Be Closed for Holiday Weekend
12/20/2016
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-DMV Commissioner Pat Reed announced today that the two Regional Offices with Saturday hours, located in Kanawha City and Martinsburg, will be closed on December 24th for the holiday weekend....read more
WV DMV Announces Online Driver’s License Renewal
12/16/2016
Customers can “Skip the Trip” and renew their driver’s license online...read more
Effective January 1, 2017, the fee for an applicant's initial Commercial Driver's License Skills Test will raise to $100.00 from the current fee of $90.00.
12/05/2016
While the initial skills test fee will increase, the re-test fee of $50.00 will remain the same. ...read more
Kanawha City DMV is Home to First Self-Service Terminal
11/18/2016
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-DMV Commissioner Pat Reed is thrilled to announce today the implementation of the first DMV Self-Service Terminal (SST)......read more
Kanawha City and Martinsburg DMV Regional Offices Will be Closed Saturday, September 10th
09/07/2016
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-DMV Commissioner Pat Reed announced today that the two Regional Offices with Saturday hours, located in Kanawha City and Martinsburg, will be closed on September 10th for the statewide installation of a new cash register system....read more
Governor Tomblin Unveils New Division of Motor Vehicles in Self-Service Kiosks
08/18/2016
Units to be installed at grocery stores and shopping centers across the state...read more
Clarksburg DMV Regional Office Will Move Downtown and Re-open August 29th
08/18/2016
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed is pleased to announce that the long awaited move of the current DMV Regional Office in Bridgeport...read more
Brook Trout and Bluebird Plates Now Available
07/18/2016
​Two new wildlife plates are now available to West Virginia motorists...read more
DMV Online Vehicle Registration Renewals Top 100,000
07/15/2016
Online Services Will Be Available Next Month at the WV State Fair...read more
DMV Customers May Now Request Personalized Plates Online
03/09/2016
DMV Customers May Now Request Personalized Plates Online...read more
DMV Email Now Available for Customers Should Decrease Wait Time
01/11/2016
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Attention licensed drivers and motor vehicle owners. Do you have a question for the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles and would prefer not to wait in queue?...read more
"In God We Trust" Special Plate Now Available
12/15/2015
"In God We Trust" Special Plate Now Available...read more
DMV Announces Driver’s License Reciprocal Agreement with Taiwan
08/03/2015
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed is pleased to announce that West Virginia has entered into a reciprocal agreement with the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, concerning driver’s licensing...read more
Convenient DMV Online Services Save Time and Money
07/14/2015
Online Vehicle Registration Renewals Double for the Month of June...read more
DMV Partners with the Secretary of State to Offer Electronic Voter Registration
06/18/2015
The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles, in cooperation with the Secretary of State, announced today that a statewide electronic voter registration program has been installed at each of the 24 DMV regional office locations...read more
Distracted Driving Month is a Reminder to “Turn it Off. Put it Down. Just Drive.”
04/08/2015
DMV Commissioner Pat Reed wants to remind drivers in West Virginia to obey the distracted driving laws in the state to avoid the ticket and fine, and more importantly, to save lives and reduce crashes and injuries...read more
Driver Skills’ Testing at the Flatwoods DMV
04/03/2015
The Flatwoods Division of Motor Vehicles’ Regional Office will not conduct driver skills’ testing next Thursday and Friday, April 9th and 10th. Customers that need to take their driver skills’ tests may utilize another Regional Office on those days...read more
DMV Announces WV Roadway Fatalities Down 18%
03/10/2015
Stronger highway safety legislation in occupant protection and distracted driving cited as possible reasons for decrease...read more
Interlock Legislation Increases Program Participation
12/01/2014
Senate Bill 434 helps to change driver behavior and reduce crashes, fatalities and injuries due to impaired driving ...read more
Governor Tomblin Unveils Final License Plate in West Virginia Wildlife Design Series
11/07/2014
Governor encourages West Virginians to support state’s wildlife...read more
Randolph, Braxton, and McDowell Counties Can Now “Skip the Trip!”
10/29/2014
Berkeley County leads state in DMV online renewals...read more
Governor's Highway Safety Program Launches NEW Smartphone Safety App
07/24/2014
New app to help eliminate distracted driving...read more
New 2014 Laws Go Into Effect
06/02/2014
Beginning this week, West Virginians will notice some changes in DMV laws...read more
DMV Warns Customers of Potential IRS Phone Scam
12/16/2013
DMV customers need to be aware of a phone scam being orchestrated by callers claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and wanting to collect back taxes via pre-paid card or wire transfer...read more
“Skip the Trip” with DMV’s New Online Services
10/18/2013
Has your license plate seen better days? DMV reminds motorists that replacing worn or faded standard license plates is easy and convenient with its new, online, self-service application at https://apps.wv.gov/dmv/selfservice...read more
DMV Offers Driver's License Status Checks Online
09/18/2013
Drivers in West Virginia may now check their license status online with the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at their convenience...read more
DMV Announces New Online Vehicle Services
03/20/2013
Division of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Steve Dale announced today that effective immediately, customers may apply for a duplicate vehicle registration card, duplicate license plate, duplicate registration decal, or change of address, all on-line...read more
State Agencies Remind Veterans of Designation on Driver’s Licenses
11/28/2012
Division of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Joe Miller and West Virginia Department of Veteran’s Assistance Cabinet Secretary Keith Gwinn would like to remind citizens that the Veteran’s designation is now available on driver’s licenses...read more
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