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DMV Offices - North Salem

Special Notices

CLOSURE NOTICE: This office is closed on Wednesdays from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM for weekly staff meetings. 

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. 
 
PARKING NOTICE: Difficult or no parking available for oversize vehicles and vehicle combinations.

Address
North Salem DMV
3809 Center St NE
Salem, OR 97301
 
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
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday  
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Thursday, Friday 
 
Note: See Statewide & Holiday Closure Schedule.

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) 945-5000.

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.

Telephone
(503) 945-5000

Services
Available at this Location
  • Accident Reports
  • Change of Address & Voter Registration
  • Drive Tests:
    • Commercial Driver License (CDL) - by appointment only
    • Motorcycle Skills - Tuesday AM by appointment only
    • Regular (Class C) Driver License - by appointment only
  • Driver Licenses: Original, Duplicate & Renewal
  • Identification Cards: Original, Duplicate & Renewal
  • Knowledge Testing
  • 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
  • None
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
North Salem DMV
3809 Center St NE
Salem, OR 97301 
 
Going North
  • Travel North on I-5 toward Salem.
  • Take the Market St exit (Exit 256).
  • Turn LEFT (West) on Market St.
  • Turn LEFT (South) onto Hawthorne Ave.
  • Turn LEFT (East) onto Center St.
  • Continue across the I-5 overpass.
  • The DMV office is located on the Left-hand side (behind McGrath's Fish House).
 Going South
  • Travel South on I-5 toward Salem.
  • Take the Market St exit (Exit 256).
  • Turn RIGHT (West) onto Market St.
  • Take immediate LEFT (South) onto Hawthorne Ave.
  • Turn LEFT (East) onto Center St.
  • Continue across the I-5 overpass.
  • The DMV office is located on the Left-hand side (behind McGrath's Fish House).
 Going East
  • Travel East on the Salem-Dallas Hwy (OR-22) toward Salem.
  • As you approach West Salem, OR-22 becomes Center St.
  • Proceed across the Center St Bridge (over the Willamette River).
  • Continue straight down Center St approx 2.8 miles.
  • The DMV office is located on the Left-hand side (behind McGrath's Fish House).
 Going West
  • Travel West on N Santiam Hwy (OR-22) toward Salem.
  • Turn RIGHT (North) onto Hawthorne Ave (directly after Costco).
  • Turn RIGHT (East) onto Center St.
  • Continue across the I-5 overpass
  • The DMV office is located on the Left-hand side (behind McGrath's Fish House).
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