If you are buying or renewing plates and need a temporary permit to drive the vehicle, you may submit your completed application, supporting materials and payment to a DMV office
(if all is in order, you may be able to get plates or stickers at the office), or mail your materials to the address below:
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314
Make checks or money orders payable to “Oregon DMV".
If you are mailing your Application for Title and Registration, you may want to keep the Notice of Transaction Submitted page and a copy of the Bill of Sale in the glove compartment of the vehicle until the registration card is received.
To get a vehicle identification number inspection, you must go to a full service or regular DMV office.
Note: Due to the additional costs of associated merchant fees, DMV offices only accept cash, money orders and checks, and do not accept credit or debit cards.