You must be 14 years of age or older to apply for an emergency driver permit. You are not eligible for a court denial emergency driver permit if you are suspended, canceled or revoked for any reason other than Court Denial. You can only apply at your local DMV office. The local DMV office manager will review the completed application and approve or deny the permit.
To verify eligibility, contact DMV at (503) 945-5400.
You will need to submit the basic requirements for an emergency driver permit:
- A completed Court Denial Emergency Driver Permit Application (Form 735-9A), instructions are on the application;
- Payment of the permit and reinstatement fees;
- A Statement of Emergency;
- Depending on the driving privileges requested, additional requirements may include:
- Proof no other transportation is available;
- Employment verification if driving for work; or
- School administrator signature if driving for school; and
- Your local sheriff's signature.
Take the completed application, with all required signatures and all requirements, to your local DMV office. The local DMV office manager will review your request and approve or deny the permit.