State Government Press Releases

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The RI Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is teaming up with the US Marines for their annual "Toys for Tots" campaign. Any customer who brings a new unwrapped toy to a DMV location on Thursday, December 13, 2012, will be given a "Toys for Tots Red Return Ticket". The special pass will allow a...
The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has granted a request to close the Westerly DMV Branch on Friday, November 23, 2012. The Town of Westerly has notified DMV that Westerly Town Hall – where the DMV's Westerly office is located - will be closed for the Thanksgiving weekend. The...
Governor Lincoln Chafee today announced Rhode Island's participation in National Teen Driver Safety Week with a kick-off event held at RI DMV headquarters in Cranston designed to offer valuable information that will increase awareness about key teen driver safety issues including seat belt use,...
"Save Time…Renew your License & Registration Online." That's the message motorists will now see when they travel Rhode Island's roadways. Governor Lincoln Chafee today announced that the RI Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has partnered with the Rhode Island Department of...
If you live in South Kingstown, the auto registration renewal procedure just got easier! Governor Lincoln Chafee announced today that the Town of South Kingstown no longer requires a Town approval for all non-delinquent Town registration renewals. As a result, residents of South Kingstown are...
Change of Service Effective Friday, June 15th Governor Chafee today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will return to a four-day schedule in its Wakefield branch starting on Monday, June 11, 2012. The DMV Wakefield office, located inside the Stedman Government...
Governor Lincoln Chafee today announced that the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has opened a new branch in the Westerly Town Hall. The office is located in the conference room across from City Council Chambers and it will be open one day per week. "Improving DMV services to all...
Latest Step in Governor's Ongoing Efforts to Make DMV More Convenient. Rhode Island motorists now have a quick and more convenient way to renew their driver's licenses. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that online driver's license renewals are now available on the Rhode Island...
Customers may use MasterCard, Discover & American Express Transacting business at the RI Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) just got easier. Governor Chafee today announced that customers may now use credit cards to make payments at DMV. Until now, all transactions required payment of fees...
RI DMV Advises Owners to Renew Registrations by Mail or Online March Madness is here! It's a time to decide the annual champion of college basketball in the U.S. and March is also time to renew the registrations for all commercial vehicles in Rhode Island. While great strides have been...