Skip to main content
Oregon.gov Homepage

DMV Offices - The Dalles


Notice

This office is open by appointment only for limited transactions until further notice.
In response to the governor’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” executive order, beginning Wednesday, June 3, this office will be open by appointment only for limited transactions. Limits on public access will be in effect until further notice, unless circumstances change. Please check the DMV COVID-19 Update page or call for more information.

Address

The Dalles DMV
3313 Bret Clodfelter Way
The Dalles, OR 97058
 
All mail transactions should be sent to DMV Headquarters (i.e., not this office).

Telephone

541-296-9458

Hours of Operation

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday and Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Thursday and Friday

Notes

  • Wait times are not available online for this office.
  • DMV offices are closed for Statewide Holidays.

Visa Mastercard DiscoverThis office accepts cash, checks, money orders (exact amount only), debit cards, Discover, Master Card and Visa for payment.  Make checks and money orders payable to Oregon DMV. ​

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
    • 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
  • Commerce and Compliance ​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:
    • Motorcycle Skills

The Dalles DMV 
3313 Bret Clodfelter Way
The Dalles, OR 97058

Going East/West

  • From east or westbound I-84, take Exit 87.
  • At the end of either off-ramp, turn north on The Dalles-California Hwy (OR-197).
  • About a block north of I-84, turn RIGHT (east) on Bret Clodfelter Way.
  • Continue east on Bret Clodfelter Way past the Chevron gas station and Shilo Inn.
  • The DMV office is on the left-hand side of Bret Clodfelter Way, about 1/4 mile past the Chevron gas station.


Going North

  • Travel north on The Dalles-California Hwy (OR-197).
  • Veer to the RIGHT to stay on OR-197 as you approach I-84 and the river.
  • Continue north on The Dalles-California Hwy (OR-197).
  • About a block north of I-84, turn RIGHT (east) on Bret Clodfelter Way.
  • Continue east on Bret Clodfelter Way past the Chevron gas station and Shilo Inn.
  • The DMV office is on the left-hand side of Bret Clodfelter Way, about 1/4 mile past the Chevron gas station.


Going South

  • Travel south on The Dalles-California Hwy (OR-197) across the river and Washington/Oregon border.
  • Once across the river, turn LEFT (east) on Bret Clodfelter Way.
  • Continue east on Bret Clodfelter Way past the Chevron gas station and Shilo Inn.
  • The DMV office is on the left-hand side of Bret Clodfelter Way, about 1/4 mile past the Chevron gas station.

​See the location of this office on a map.

Click on the thumbnail image below to view a larger photo of the office:

The Dalles 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:

 

Your browser is out-of-date! It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how

×