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DMV Offices - John Day

Special Notices

PAYMENT NOTICE: This office accepts cash, checks, Discover, Master Card and Visa for payment.
SCHEDULE NOTICE: This office is closed for a mid-day lunch period (refer to the Hours of Operation section below for more details).
SERVICE NOTICE: The services available at this office are limited (refer to the Services section below for more details and/or see the full service page for a listing of locations that offer all available DMV services).


193 N Canyon Blvd
John Day, OR 97845

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

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
(Closed for Lunch: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM)

Note: This facility may be closed temporarily at other times when business, illness or training requires the limited staff to be away from the office.
Note: Wait times are not available online for this office.

Note: DMV offices are closed for Statewide Holidays.

Knowledge Test Hours
Your customer number must be called by 11:00 AM to take a test prior to lunch or by 4:00 PM to take a test before the office closes.
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 (541) 575-1503.
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.

(541) 575-1503

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 11:00 AM prior to lunch or 4:00 PM prior to closure 
  • Motor Carrier Transportation Division Permits
  • 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
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
John Day DMV
193 N Canyon Blvd
John Day, OR 97845 
Going East/West
  • From East or Westbound John Day Hwy/Main St (OR-26/395), turn North on N Canyon Blvd (at the traffic light).
  • Continue North on N Canyon Blvd for about a block.
  • The DMV office is located on the Right-hand side of N Canyon Blvd, on the corner of NE 1st Ave and N Canyon Blvd.
Going North
  • Travel North on N Canyon Blvd (OR-395).
  • Continue North about a block past the John Day Hwy/Main St (OR-26/395) intersection.
  • The DMV office is located on the Right-hand side of N Canyon Blvd, on the corner of NE 1st Ave and N Canyon Blvd.
Going South
  • Travel South on N Canyon Blvd (OR-395).
  • Continue South until you get to NE 1st Ave.
  • The DMV office is located on the Left-hand side of N Canyon Blvd, on the corner of NE 1st Ave and N Canyon Blvd.
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