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DMV Offices - North Salem

Address

North Salem DMV
3809 Center St NE
Salem, OR 97301
 
All mail transactions should be sent to DMV Headquarters (i.e., not this office).
 
Note: Difficult or no parking for oversized vehicles and vehicle combinations.

Telephone

503-945-5000

Hours of Operation & Wait Time

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday  
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Thursday, 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:
    • Commercial Driver License (CDL) - by appointment only
    • 3 Wheel ​Motorcycle/Moped Skills - 3rd Friday AM by appointment only
    • 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
  • 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

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 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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North Salem 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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