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DMV Offices - Gresham

Notice

This office is open to the public and has appointments available. 

  • Customers with appointments will be helped first.
  • Services may be limited in DMV offices due to staffing.   
  • Wait times may be long or you may need to return another day if the lines are full. 
  • We appreciate your patience during this time.
Appointments
  • You will need an appointment for a drive test. 
  • Use DMV2U to make an appointment at this office. 
  • You can change or cancel your appointment. 
  • If appointments are full, check back after 5pm on Mondays. 
Services

See the chart of what services this office has to offer. The chart is in the following languages:

Inclement Weather

If your area is experiencing inclement weather, please check out the DAS webpage to see if your DMV office is closed or on delayed opening. You may also use the interactive map on our DMV Office index page to see if there is a delay in offices opening or if an office is closed.

Mailed-In

All mailed-in transactions should be sent to DMV Headquarters.  Please do not send them to this office.

Address

Gresham DMV
1519 NE 181st Ave
Portland, OR 97230
 
All mail transactions should be sent to DMV Headquarters (i.e., not this office).

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.

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.

Gresham DMV
1519 NE 181st Ave
Portland, OR 97230

Going North/South (from I-205)

  • From I-205, take the exit for I-84 E/US-30 E (Exit 22) toward The Dalles.
  • Travel east on I-84.
  • From I-84 East, take the exit for 181st Ave (Exit 13) toward Gresham.
  • Turn RIGHT onto NE 181st Ave.
  • The DMV office is located on the right-side, just past NE Halsey St.


Going East (from I-84)

  • From I-84 East, take the exit for 181st St (Exit 13) toward Gresham.
  • Turn RIGHT onto NE 181st Ave.
  • The DMV office is located on the right-side, just past NE Halsey St.


Going East (from Powell Blvd)

  • Travel east on Powell Blvd (OR-26).
  • Turn LEFT (north) onto 182nd Ave.
  • Travel on 182nd Ave (turns into 181st Ave) for approximately 3 miles.
  • The DMV office is located on the Left-side, just before NE Halsey St.


Going West (from I-84)

  • From I-84 West, take the exit for 181st St (Exit 13) toward Gresham.
  • Turn LEFT onto NE 181st Ave.
  • The DMV office is located on the right-side, just past NE Halsey St.


Going West (from Powell Blvd)

  • Travel west on Powell Blvd (OR-26).
  • Turn RIGHT (north) onto 182nd Ave.
  • Travel on 182nd Ave (turns into 181st Ave) for approximately 3 miles.
  • The DMV office is located on the left-side, just before NE Halsey St.

​See the location of this office on a map.

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

Gresham 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.​​​