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Division of Motor Vehicles to Reopen on Wednesdays

Starting this week, the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will be returning to regular business hours at its Pawtucket office; at the Middletown, Woonsocket, and RI Mall branch locations; and at the Operator Control office in order to service the increased number of customers who transact business during the summer months.

The DMV also announced that beginning Tuesday, June 15, road exams will be offered at the DMV Middletown office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. Road exams will continue to be offered each weekday from the DMV’s main road test site in Pawtucket. Appointments may be scheduled through any DMV office.

Please see the attached sheet for details on the days and hours of service at each location. In addition, the public is able to process certain transactions on-line at, at local AAA offices, and through the mail.

The agency has been closed to the public on Wednesdays to work on data issues and systems testing and training related to the implementation of the DMV’s new computer system. The new system, dubbed RIMS, will allow the DMV to offer new customer benefits, as well as providing more timely services to the public and other agencies with whom the DMV works.

Please visit the website at for hours of operations and other useful information.

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