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DMV Offices - Downtown Portland

Notice

Appointment and standby services are available at this office. See below for details.

Appointments

Use DMV2U to make an appointment at this office. You can also change or cancel your appointment.

Standby Service

  • Offices are open to appointment customers.
  • If the office has capacity, they might be able to help some customers on a standby basis.
  • If there is not standby capacity available, you will need to make an appointment or go back another day.

Services Offered

See a chart of what services this office offers. The chart is available in the following languages: 

Address

Downtown Portland DMV
1502 SW Sixth Ave
Portland, OR 97201
 
All mail transactions should be sent to DMV Headquarters (i.e., not this office).
 
Note: Off-street parking not provided at this DMV office, and no parking is available for oversize vehicles and vehicle combinations.

Telephone

503-299-9999

Hours of Operation

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday and Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Thursday and Friday

Note: DMV offices are closed for Statewide Holidays.

Downtown Portland DMV
1502 SW Sixth Ave
Portland, OR 97201

Going North/South (from I-405)

  • From north or southbound I-405, take Exit 1C.
  • Take 6th Ave north toward downtown Portland.
  • Continue north on 6th Ave for about 7 blocks.
  • The DMV office is located on the corner of 6th Ave and Clay St (both are one way streets).
  • This is a fairly congested area, and off-street parking is not provided at this DMV office.


Going East
(from OR-26)

  • As eastbound OR-26 approaches I-405, follow the signs to I-405 south (to Salem).
  • From southbound I-405, take Exit 1C.
  • Take 6th Ave north toward downtown Portland.
  • Continue north on 6th Ave for about 7 blocks.
  • The DMV office is located on the corner of 6th Ave and Clay St (both are one way streets).
  • This is a fairly congested area, and off-street parking is not provided at this DMV office.


Going West
(from East Portland)

  • Take Hawthorne St west toward downtown Portland.
  • As you approach the river, westbound Hawthorne St traffic is routed onto to Madison St.
  • Continue west across the Hawthorne St Bridge (over the Willamette River).
  • Once over the bridge, westbound traffic is routed onto Main St.
  • Continue west on Main St for about 6 blocks.
  • Turn LEFT (south) on Broadway Ave.
  • Continue south on Broadway Ave for about 5 blocks.
  • Turn LEFT (east) on Market St, and continue 1 block.
  • Turn LEFT (north) on 6th Ave.
  • Continue north on 6th Ave for 1 block.
  • The DMV office is located on the corner of 6th Ave and Clay St (both are one way streets).
  • This is a fairly congested area, and off-street parking is not provided at this DMV office.


Going East
(from PSU)

  • Take Market St east towards the river.
  • Turn LEFT (north) on 6th Ave.
  • Continue north on 6th Ave for 1 block.
  • The DMV office is located on the corner of 6th Ave and Clay St (both are one way streets).
  • This is a fairly congested area, and off-street parking is not provided at this DMV office.


Going South
(from Naito Pkwy)

  • Take Naito Pkwy (OR-99) south.
  • Turn RIGHT (west) on Clay St.
  • Continue west on Clay St for about 6 blocks.
  • The DMV office is located on the corner of Clay St and 6th Ave (both are one way streets).
  • This is a fairly congested area, and off-street parking is not provided at this DMV office.

​See the location of this office on a map.

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

Downtown Portland DMV Office

 

Payment Options

This office accepts cash, checks, debit cards, Discover, Master Card and Visa for payment.​


Reasonable Accommodations

Customers with disabilities or spe​cial 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.​​​



 

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