Here at the Oregon DMV, we want to help you with your transition. The text and links below should provide you with the information you need to drive in Oregon, contact us, find a DMV office, get a driver license, ID card or instruction permit, title and register your vehicle, and/or get parking permits.
Driving in Oregon
See our Out-of-State Drivers in Oregon page.
Locating a DMV Office
Oregon DMV maintains offices in convenient locations throughout the state. To locate an office you may:
Office hours, parking restrictions and other logistics vary by location, so please be sure to visit the Web page
for the specific DMV office of interest. During inclement weather call the office before heading out. Be advised that all DMV offices are closed for holidays and mandated statewide facility closures
. 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 to obtain any DMV services and you need special accommodations because of a disability, 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. Note: All DMV offices accept cash or checks and will be able to accept debit and credit cards for payment by the end of 2016. Certain DMV offices are already able to take debit and credit card payments. Obtaining an Oregon Driver License, ID Card or Instruction Permit
In order to obtain a driver license, ID card or instruction permit you must be a resident of or domiciled in Oregon
and be able to provide proof of your full legal name, legal presence in the U.S., identity, date of birth and residence address. Use the links below to access more detailed information about the required proof/documentation:
Once you have the required proof/documentation defined above, you must apply for the driver license, ID card or instruction permit in person at a DMV office. Use the links below for detailed information and instructions:
- Getting an Oregon Driver License:
- Getting an Oregon ID Card
- Getting an Oregon Instruction Permit:
Note: Having a valid Driver License, Instruction Permit or ID Card from another state does not exempt you from any Oregon application requirements.
Titling and Registering Your Vehicle in Oregon
Within 30 days of becoming a resident of or domiciled in Oregon you must title and register your vehicle, including obtaining Oregon license plates. Oregon requires that you title a vehicle in Oregon if you want to register it here. Follow the steps below to title and register your out of state vehicle:
Note: If you live in Multnomah County you may be subject to additional registration fees, $19 per year for passenger vehicles and a one time $10 fee for permanent heavy trailer registrations. Visit Multnomah County's Web site for more information.