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DMV Offices - Gresham

Address

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

Telephone

503-299-9999

Hours of Operation & Wait Times

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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Visa Mastercard DiscoverThis office accepts cash, checks, debit cards, Discover, Master Card and Visa for payment.

To take a knowledge test, your customer number must be called at least an hour before the office closes for lunch or at the end of the 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 are given by appointment only. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call the office number above.

You must show proof of insurance before a drive test. You can use:

  • A valid insurance card;
  • A current vehicle liability insurance policy or binder; or
  • A DMV Certificate of Self-Insurance showing you as the owner of the vehicle.


Note:
If there is inclement weather, drive tests may be cancelled or traction devices may be required. Please confirm your drive test by calling the office.

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 - by 4:00 PM prior to closure
  • 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

Gresham DMV
1519 NE 181st Ave
Portland, OR 97230

Going North/South (from I-205)

  • From I-205, take the exit for I-84 E/US-30 E (Exit 22) toward The Dalles.
  • Travel east on I-84.
  • From I-84 East, 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, just past NE Halsey St.


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, just past NE Halsey St.


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 Left-side, just before NE Halsey St.


Going West (from I-84)

  • From I-84 West, take the exit for 181st St (Exit 13) toward Gresham.
  • Turn LEFT onto NE 181st Ave.
  • The DMV office is located on the right-side, just past NE Halsey St.


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, just before NE Halsey St.

​See the location of this office on a map.

Click on the thumbnail image below to view a larger photo of the office:

Gresham DMV Office

​​Customers with disabilities or special needs should contact their local DMV office to request special accommodations.  In the Portland metro areas call 503-299-9999, or for deaf and hard of hearing access call 7-1-1 for statewide relay.​​​

The below DMV offices are designated as "Full Service" locations because they offer our complete array of services:

 

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