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DMV Offices - North Salem

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.
North Salem DMV
955 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97301
 
All mail transactions should be sent to DMV Headquarters (i.e., not this office).
 
Note: Difficult or no parking for oversized vehicles and vehicle combinations.

Telephone

503-945-5000

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.

North Salem DMV
955 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97301

Going North (on I-5 N)

  • Travel north on I-5 from Eugene/Albany.
  • Take Exit 256, OR-213 toward Silverton.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Market St NE (OR213).
  • Turn RIGHT onto Lancaster Dr NE.
  • The DMV office is located on the RIGHT, just after light on D St.
  • 955 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97301.

Going South (on I-5 S)

  • Travel south on I-5 from Portland/Woodburn.
  • Take Exit 256, OR-213 toward Willamette Town Center.
  • At the end of the off ramp, turn LEFT onto Market St NE (OR-213).
  • Turn RIGHT onto Lancaster Dr NE.
  • The DMV office is located on the RIGHT, just after light on D St.
  • 955 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97301.

Going West (on OR-213)

  • Travel west on Silverton Rd NE (OR-213) from Silverton.
  • Turn LEFT onto Cordon Rd NE.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Sunnyview Rd NE.
  • Turn LEFT onto Lancaster Dr NE (OR-213).
  • The DMV office is located on the RIGHT, just after light on D St.
  • 955 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97301.

Going West (on OR-22 W)

  • Travel west on OR-22 from Stayton/Aumsville/Sublimity.
  • Take Exit 1B RIGHT for I-5 North toward Portland.
  • Take Exit 256 (OR-213) toward Silverton.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Market St NE (OR213).
  • Turn RIGHT onto Lancaster Dr NE.
  • The DMV office is located on the RIGHT, just after light on D St.
  • 955 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97301.

Going East (on OR-22 Willamina-Salem Hwy)

  • Travel east on OR-22 from Coast/Dallas.
  • After passing over the West Salem Bridge into Downtown Salem, keep straight on Center St NE.
  • Go approx. 2.9 miles on Center St NE.
  • Turn LEFT onto Lancaster Dr NE.
  • The DMV office is located on the LEFT, before you reach the light on D St.
  • 955 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, OR 97301.​
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Click on the thumbnail image below to view a larger photo of the office:

North Salem 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.​​​