NYS DMV STATUS
The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles has released a memo Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 containing the following information:
Just wanted to let you know, DMV is open for business. Starting today we’ll be serving issuing office customers by reservation only on the following dates in the following offices:
Today, March 18 - Peekskill, White Plains, Yonkers, West Haverstraw
March 19 - Bethpage, Garden City, Massapequa, Port Jefferson, Hauppauge, Huntington, Medford, Riverhead
March 20 - College Point, Jamaica, Springfield Gardens, Harlem, License Express, Midtown Manhattan, Lower Manhattan- Greenwich Street, Brooklyn-Atlantic Center, Brooklyn-Coney Island, Bronx Registration Center, Bronx License Center, Richmond, Albany District Office, Syracuse, North Syracuse Our District Office.
VERIFI is operational – and will continue to function normally. Vehicle Safety staff will be available to respond to dealer needs when necessary. Automotive Facility Inspectors have been temporarily reassigned to assist with the Department of Health call center, but are available to address any dealer concerns on a case by case basis. Our Partnering and Document Distribution Unit is staffed and available to assist your members. And, I’m at my desk, so let me know if I can be of any assistance.
Check the DMV website (“Cancellations, closings and delays” page) for information about status of individual county clerk-run offices.
If DMV status changes, I will let you know.
I trust you’re all heeding CDC/DOH guidance to avoid exposure. Stay safe.
Deputy Commissioner for Compliance