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DMV Offices - Gresham

Special Notices

SCHEDULE NOTICE: This office opens an hour later on Wednesdays, 9:00 AM vs. 8:00 AM.

PAYMENT ATM availableNOTICE: Due to the added costs of merchant fees, DMV offices only accept cash or checks and do not accept credit or debit cards, however, this office does offer an ATM in the lobby for your convenience.  

LOCATION NOTICE: The Gresham office, formerly located at 2222 E Powell Blvd, has moved to a new permanent location, at 1519 NE 181st Ave.

SERVICE NOTICE: The services available at this office are limited (refer to the Services section below for more details and/or the full service page for a listing of locations that offer all available DMV services).

Gresham DMV
1519 NE 181st Ave
Portland, OR 97230
All mail transactions should be sent to DMV Headquarters (i.e., not to this office):
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR  97314 

Hours of Operation & Wait Time

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday and Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Thursday and Friday

Note: DMV offices are closed for Statewide Holidays.

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Knowledge Test Hours
Your customer number must be called by 4:00 PM in order to take a test that day.
Note: No one is allowed to accompany a customer into the testing area while a knowledge test is being taken except for interpreters.

Drive Tests
Drive tests are given by appointment only. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call (503) 299-9999.
Note: If there is inclement weather, drive tests may be cancelled or traction devices may be required. Please check the Special Notices or confirm your drive test by calling the office.

(503) 299-9999

Available at this Location
  • Accident Reports
  • Change of Address & Voter Registration
  • Drive Tests:
    • Regular (Class C) Driver License – by appointment only
  • Driver Licenses: Original, Duplicate & Renewal
  • Identification Cards: Original, Duplicate & Renewal
  • Knowledge Testing
  • Record Purchases Information
  • Registration Renewal
  • Reinstatements & Rescinds
  • Transportation Permits
  • Trip Permits
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Inspections
  • Vehicle Title & Registration Transactions
NOT Available at this Location
  • Drive Tests:
    • Commercial Driver License (CDL)
    • Motorcycle Skills
  • Motor Carrier Transportation Division Permits
Reasonable Accommodations
For Customers with Disabilities
DMV serves customers who qualify for Oregon driver and vehicle services without regard to mental or physical disability, race, gender, age, national origin, religion or other classes of protection required by law and ordinance. If you need any special accommodations because of a disability so that you can obtain DMV services, please contact DMV by calling your local DMV office phone number, by calling (503) 299-9999 in the Portland metro area, or by statewide relay 7-1-1 for deaf and hard of hearing access.

Important Information
Driving Directions
Gresham DMV
1519 NE 181st Ave
Portland, OR 97230 
Going North/South
  • From I-205, take the exit for I-84 E/US-30 E (Exit 22) toward The Dalles.
  • Take the exit for 181st Ave (Exit 13) toward Gresham.
  • Turn RIGHT onto NE 181st Ave.
  • The DMV office is located on the Right-side next to Safeway.
Going East (from I-84)
  • From I-84 East, take the exit for 181st St (Exit 13) toward Gresham.
  • Turn RIGHT onto NE 181st Ave.
  • The DMV office is located on the Right-side next to Safeway.
Going East (from Powell Blvd)
  • Travel East on Powell Blvd (OR-26).
  • Turn LEFT (North) onto 182nd Ave.
  • Travel on 182nd Ave (turns into 181st Ave) for approximately 3 miles.
  • The DMV office is located on the Right-side next to Safeway.
Going West (from Powell Blvd)
  • Travel West on Powell Blvd (OR-26).
  • Turn RIGHT (North) onto 182nd Ave.
  • Travel on 182nd Ave (turns into 181st Ave) for approximately 3 miles.
  • The DMV office is located on the Left-side next to Safeway.
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