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DMV Offices - North Portland

Special Notices

PARKING NOTICE: Difficult or no parking for oversize vehicles and vehicle combinations. 
 
ATM availablePAYMENT NOTICE: Due to the added costs of merchant fees, DMV offices only accept cash or checks and do not accept credit or debit cards; however, this office does offer an ATM in the lobby for your convenience. 
 
SERVICE NOTICE: The services available at this office are limited (refer to the Services section below for more details and/or the full service page for a listing of locations that offer all available DMV services).
 
CLOSURE NOTICE: This office is closed on Wednesdays from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM for weekly staff meetings.
 
Address
North Portland DMV
8260 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97217
 
All mail transactions should be sent to DMV Headquarters (i.e., not to this office):
 
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem, OR 97314

Hours of Operation

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Thursday, Friday 
 
Note: See Statewide & Holiday Closure Schedule.

Knowledge Test Hours
Your customer number must be called by 4:00 PM in order to take a test that 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
Drive tests are given by appointment only. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call (503) 299-9999.

Note: If there is inclement weather, drive tests may be cancelled or traction devices may be required. Please check the Special Notices or confirm your drive test by calling the office.

Telephone
(503) 299-9999

Services
Available at this Location
  • Accident Reports
  • Change of Address & Voter Registration
  • Drive Tests:
    • Regular (Class C) Driver License – by appointment only
  • Driver Licenses: Original, Duplicate & Renewal
  • Identification Cards: Original, Duplicate & Renewal
  • Knowledge Testing
  • Record Purchases Information
  • Registration Renewal
  • Reinstatements & Rescinds
  • Trip Permits
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Inspections
  • Vehicle Title & Registration Transactions
NOT Available at this Location
  • Drive Tests:
    • Commercial Driver License (CDL)
    • Motorcycle Skills
  • Motor Carrier Transportation Division Permits
  • Transportation Permits
Reasonable Accommodations
For Customers with Disabilities
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 any special accommodations because of a disability so that you can obtain DMV services, 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.

Important Information
Driving Directions
North Portland DMV
8260 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97217
 
Going North
  • From I-5 Northbound, take the Lombard St (OR-30) West exit (Exit 305B).
  • Travel West on Lombard St (OR-30) for about 2 blocks (you pass over I-5).
  • Turn RIGHT (North) on Interstate Ave (OR-99).
  • Continue North on Interstate Ave for about 7 blocks.
  • The DMV office is on the Right-hand side of Interstate Ave at Kilpatrick St.
  • There is limited or no parking available for oversize vehicles or vehicle combinations.
Going South
  • From I-5 Southbound, take the Interstate Ave/Int'l Raceway exit (Exit 306) onto Denver Ave.
  • Continue South about a mile (Denver Ave quickly becomes Interstate Ave).
  • You will need to make a u-turn to get on Northbound Interstate Ave.
  • Turn LEFT on the Watts St/Winchell St connector, then turn LEFT immediately on Interstate Ave.
  • Continue North for about 2 blocks.
  • The DMV office is on the Right-hand side of Interstate Ave at Kilpatrick St.
  • There is limited or no parking available for oversize vehicles or vehicle combinations.
Going East/West
  • From West or Eastbound Lombard St (OR-30), turn North on Interstate Ave (OR-99).
  • Continue North on Interstate Ave for about 7 blocks.
  • The DMV office is on the Right-hand side of Interstate Ave at Kilpatrick St.
  • There is limited or no parking available for oversize vehicles or vehicle combinations.
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