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DMV Offices - The Dalles

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
The Dalles DMV
3313 Bret Clodfelter Way
The Dalles, OR 97058
 
All mail transactions should be sent to DMV Headquarters (i.e., not this office).

Telephone

541-296-9458

Hours of Operation

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday and Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Thursday and Friday

Notes


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.

The Dalles DMV 
3313 Bret Clodfelter Way
The Dalles, OR 97058

Going East/West

  • From east or westbound I-84, take Exit 87.
  • At the end of either off-ramp, turn north on The Dalles-California Hwy (OR-197).
  • About a block north of I-84, turn RIGHT (east) on Bret Clodfelter Way.
  • Continue east on Bret Clodfelter Way past the Chevron gas station and Shilo Inn.
  • The DMV office is on the left-hand side of Bret Clodfelter Way, about 1/4 mile past the Chevron gas station.


Going North

  • Travel north on The Dalles-California Hwy (OR-197).
  • Veer to the RIGHT to stay on OR-197 as you approach I-84 and the river.
  • Continue north on The Dalles-California Hwy (OR-197).
  • About a block north of I-84, turn RIGHT (east) on Bret Clodfelter Way.
  • Continue east on Bret Clodfelter Way past the Chevron gas station and Shilo Inn.
  • The DMV office is on the left-hand side of Bret Clodfelter Way, about 1/4 mile past the Chevron gas station.


Going South

  • Travel south on The Dalles-California Hwy (OR-197) across the river and Washington/Oregon border.
  • Once across the river, turn LEFT (east) on Bret Clodfelter Way.
  • Continue east on Bret Clodfelter Way past the Chevron gas station and Shilo Inn.
  • The DMV office is on the left-hand side of Bret Clodfelter Way, about 1/4 mile past the Chevron gas station.

​See the location of this office on a map.

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

The Dalles 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.​​​