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Warren County Department of Motor Vehicles

The Warren County Department of Motor Vehicles serves as agent to the New York State Commissioner of Motor Vehicles. For all information about the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and its services, kindly visit the department's website at: www.dmv.ny.gov. The site is extensive!


IMPORTANT COVID-19 DMV INFORMATION:

The following represents our most current DMV policies and procedures during this COVID-19 crisis including all appointment scheduling as per the Governor's Executive Order 202.68:

 

  1. APPOINTMENTS are required for all transactions and now can be scheduled on line at: https://warrencountydmv.setmore.com. Dates, available times, and transactions options are provided. Please note the following booking policy.
    • Appointments are limited to Warren Co. residents and property owners (tax bill required).
    • Be timely. Arrive 5 minutes early; security will greet you and allow you to enter when appropriate.
    • Late arrivals may not be allowed to enter. This will be determined by DMV Senior staff.
    • Complete all required information when scheduling your appointment.
    • Review all transaction requirements at www.dmv.ny.gov. Bring all required forms and documentation. Lack of proper identification will require a new appointment.
    • Appointment is limited to the scheduled transactions. No additional transactions or parties permitted.
    • Facemasks are required.
    • To ensure Social Distancing, please refrain from having others accompany you to the appointment. Exceptions: parents for permits, personal care/health needs.
    • Cancel if ill or if you have a conflict. Otherwise, honor your appointment.
    • Cancellation or email notifications are included in this appointment system. Please use.
    • Note: DMV drop box available for plate surrenders, license renewals with vision test, certain vehicle registrations. No EDL or Real ID permitted in drop box.
    • We look forward to serving you!
  2. Our DMV telephone line: (518) 761-6438 - has been updated to include the online appointment scheduling information. If you have a question for DMV, please leave your name, telephone number, and a very brief message. Speak clearly and slowly in order that we can return the call. Please note: Call volume has been extremely high. Your patience appreciated. Hopefully, the online scheduling directly by the customer will help reduce callbacks. Should be a timesaver for all!
  3. Transaction options: The Warren Co. DMV currently provides the following services with approximate times:
    Out of State Registrations/ Transfers /Licenses: 30 min
    Enhanced (EDL & Real ID): 30 min
    Permit D or M: 15 min
    Vehicle Registration: 15 min
    License Renewal/Amendments: 15 min
    License & Non-Driver ID: 15 min
    Conditional/Restricted Licenses: 30 min
    Consultation: 15 min
    Permit Test Commercial (CDL): 45 min
    Abstracts of Driving Record/Plate Surrender: 15 min

    Note:

    MV-44: License Application Form: for all licensing transactions, replacement/lost, renewals, upgrades, permits, Non-Driver ID

    ID-44: How to apply for licenses, proofs for regular, Real ID, EDL

    MV-82: Vehicle Registration/Title Application forms: MV-82 for vehicles, trailers, atv's.

    MV-82B Boat Registrations/Title Application

  4. Other than by scheduled appointments, the DMV is currently closed to the public. Entrance to the DMV and Warren Co. Municipal Center are closed, security provides access for those coming for appointments. Facemasks required at all times; social distancing precautions in place.
  5. Permits (regular, motorcycle, CDL) scheduled Tues., Wed., Thursday starting 9 a.m.
  6. Drop Box (DMV entrance) is available for the following:
    • Plate surrenders (with $ 1 fee)
    • License Renewals with completed eye test form
    • Registration Renewals (Pink envelopes)
    • Payment by Check only, no credit cards: Payable to: Warren Co. Clerk
    • These also may be sent in by mail.
  7. Note: Licenses and registrations and other documents expiring after March 1, 2020 have been extended during the state of emergency.
  8. Dealers: Weekly drop offs - Thursday 9-11 DMV outside entrance.
  9. Forms and selected transactions available on-line at NYS DMV: www.dmv.ny.gov
  10. COVID-19 updates, please visit the Warren Co. website: www.warrencountyny.gov/clerk

OTher information about the Warren County DMV:

Location:

1340 State Route 9 (Warren County Municipal Center)
Lake George, New York 12845

Exit 20 of the Adirondack Northway (I-87)

From North: Turn left at the exit, Municipal Center is straight ahead.

From South: Turn right at the exit, head south (1 minute), turn left at the traffic light.

NOTE: The Warren County Municipal Center is currently closed to the public. All admission is by appointment where applicable. The Warren Co. DMV is also by appointment only. Security is located at the DMV entrance and will accompany customers with appointments into the DMV. Facemasks and Social Distancing required.

Parking:

Bear right as you enter the property, follow signs for County Clerk-DMV Public Parking.

The parking lot is handicapped accessible with designated parking spaces and ramp.

Telephone:

(518) 761-6438: Leave Name, Telephone, and brief message.

Please note: we are experiencing extremely high volume at this time. We will try to be as timely in our return calls as possible. (7/31/2020)

Services:

Full-service windows; also Dealer, and Welcome Window (intake, scheduled tests and all appointments).

Drop Box for DMV. Kiosk for most popular forms and manuals.

Hours:

NEW COVID -19 HOURS: 8:15 - 3:30 Monday - Friday, except legal holidays.

All transactions by appointment which can be done online at:

https://warrencountydmv.setmore.com

See Appointment information.

All Permit Tests: Tu, Wed, Thurs.

Popular DMV Forms:

Payments:

On behalf of the entire staff at the Warren County Clerk's Office and Dept. of Motor Vehicles, please know that your cooperation at this most difficult time is greatly appreciated. Rest assured, we will do our very best for you. Be Safe, Be Well.

Pamela J. Vogel, Warren County Clerk (7/31/2020)

And remember - Each transaction processed at Warren County DMV generates 12.7% in revenue for Warren County!

    • Cash
    • Check (pre-printed with telephone numbers, payable to: "Warren Co. Clerk"
    • Credit Cards:
      • VISA
      • Master Card
      • American Express
      • Discover

On behalf of the entire staff at the Warren County Clerk's Office and Dept. of Motor Vehicles, please know that your cooperation at this most difficult time is greatly appreciated. Rest assured, we will do our very best for you. Be Safe, Be Well.

Pamela J. Vogel, Warren County Clerk (7/31/2020)

And remember - Each transaction processed at Warren County DMV generates 12.7% in revenue for Warren County!