DMV Operational Update

Press Release

NH DMV Transitioning to Appointment Only Services

Concord NH - Due to concern for the health and safety of its customers and staff during the
COVID-19 pandemic, the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles will transition to phone and
online services starting Thursday and limited appointment only services starting Monday to allow
for proper social distancing as defined by the Center for Disease Control.

Walk-in operations at all locations will pause Thursday and Friday, March 19 and 20, to allow
staff to train and prepare facilities for appointment based operations. Online, phone, and mail
services will not be interrupted.

Starting Monday, March 23, limited walk-in services will be available by appointment only and
consolidated to five locations:
Newport, and
Twin Mountain.

Starting Friday, customers can call (603) 227-4000 to schedule an appointment. Customers
should take advantage of the DMV’s online services, including online driver license renewal, ID
renewals, and online ticket pay at

All driver license road exams are canceled until Friday, April 3, 2020.

NH DMV 20-day plates as well as NH authorized dealer 20-day plates, issued on or after
February 26, 2020 have been given an automatic extension through April 30, 2020. These
extensions do not apply to vehicle registration renewals. Please visit your town website for
vehicle registration renewal options.

NH DMV non-commercial driver licenses and non-driver identification cards that are expired or
set to expire between March 1, 2020 and April 30, 2020 are eligible for a 6-month extension.
Customers should take advantage of this option by calling (603) 227-4020. An applicable
renewal fee will be due at the time of the call. To learn more about 6-month license extensions,
please go to

New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles | 23 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH 03305
TDD Access: RELAY NH (7-1-1)

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