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DMV Offices - St Helens

Special Notices

PAYMENT NOTICE: This office accepts cash, checks, Discover, Master Card and Visa for payment.
SCHEDULE NOTICE: This office opens an hour later on Wednesdays, 9:00 AM vs. 8:00 AM.
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). 
St Helens DMV
500 N Columbia River Hwy, Suite 400
St Helens, OR 97051
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 the 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 (503) 397-3515.

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) 397-3515

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
St Helens DMV 
500 N Columbia River Hwy, Suite 400
St Helens, OR 97051 
Going North
  • Travel North on the Columbia River Hwy (OR-30).
  • Continue North through St Helens and past the last traffic signal.
  • Look for a sign saying "STATE OFFICES DMV".
  • Turn LEFT (West) into the State Building parking lot, just across from Wyeth St.
  • The DMV office is located in the new "Old Hospital" in the back of the State Building.
Going South
  • Travel South on the Columbia River Hwy (OR-30).
  • Between Pittsburg Rd and Liberty Inn Rd, look for a sign saying "STATE OFFICES DMV".
  • Turn RIGHT (West) into the State Building parking lot, just across from Wyeth St.
  • The DMV office is located in the new "Old Hospital" in the back of the State Building.
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