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DMV Offices - North Salem

Notice

This office is open by appointment only for limited transactions until further notice.
In response to the governor’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” executive order, beginning Wednesday, June 3, this office will be open by appointment only for limited transactions. Limits on public access will be in effect until further notice, unless circumstances change. Please check the DMV COVID-19 Update page or call for more information.

Address

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 & Wait Time

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.

 

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Visa Mastercard DiscoverThis office accepts cash, checks, money orders (exact amount only), debit cards, Discover, Master Card and Visa for payment.  Make checks and money orders payable to Oregon DMV. ​

To take a knowledge test, your customer number must be called at least an hour before the office closes for lunch or at the end of the 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 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.

Available at this Location

  • Accident Reports
  • Change of Address & Voter Registration
  • Drive Tests:
    • Commercial Driver License (CDL) - by appointment only
    • Regular (Class C) Driver License - by appointment only
  • Driver Licenses: Original, Duplicate & Renewal
  • Identification Cards: Original, Duplicate & Renewal
  • Knowledge Testing - by 4:00 PM prior to closure
  • Commerce and Compliance ​Division Permits
  • Record Purchases Information
  • Registration Renewal
  • Reinstatements & Rescinds
  • Transportation Permits
  • Trip Permits
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Inspections
  • Vehicle Title & Registration Transactions


NOT Available at this Location

  • Drive Tests:
    • ​Motorcycle Skills

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 Lanacaster 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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North Salem DMV Office  

​​Customers with disabilities or special 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.​​​

The below DMV offices are designated as "Full Service" locations because they offer our complete array of services:

 

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