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Virginia DMV to reopen 11 locations for appointment-only services

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Posted at 3:35 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 16:08:20-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will reopen 11 locations starting on Monday, May 18.

"Starting Monday, we will begin to allow a few DMV customer service centers centers to open back up to the public for a select number of services," Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday. "We'll start with 11 DMV centers in seven of eight regions. Northern Virginia centers will not open at this time."

The locations will be open Monday through Saturday for limited services by appointment only.

Appointments can be made online for May 18 or later at the following locations with expanded hours:

  • Abingdon (25552 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24211-7466), 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Charlottesville (2055 Abbey Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911-3540), 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Chesterfield (610 Johnston Willis Drive, Richmond, VA 23236-3949), 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Fredericksburg (5700 Southpoint Centre Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22407-2601), 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Hampton (8109 Roanoke Avenue, Hampton, VA 23605-1637), 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Harrisonburg (3281 Peoples Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-7600), 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Onancock (20 North Street, Onancock,VA 23417-1920), 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Richmond Central (2300 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23269), 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Roanoke (5220 Valleypark Drive, Roanoke, VA 24019), 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • South Boston (2039 Hamilton Boulevard, South Boston, VA 24592-2141), 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach/Buckner (3551 Buckner Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23453-5101), 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

"These open centers will focus only on services that require someone to come to DMV in person," Northam said. "Things like getting an original driver's license, or original vehicle registration, or title, disabled parking permits and vital records. These services will be provided by appointment only, and customers will wait in their vehicles. Anyone who can use DMV's online services should continue to do so."