What Does The Delaware DMV Do?

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) handles all services for drivers in the state, including driver licensing and ID card applications and renewals; vehicle titles, registrations, and renewals; and driving records. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and boat licensing and registration.

When you move to Delaware, you must exchange your driver’s license and apply for a vehicle registration within 60 days after establishing residency in the state. Prior to registering your vehicle, you must obtain DE car insurance and also complete an emissions inspection.

The Delaware DMV also has specific information geared toward its military residents and non-residents, in order to accommodate the unique circumstances that military service brings. Non-residents stationed in Delaware are not required to get a DE license or registration while serving in the state. For residents serving out of state, you can renew online or by mail.

Online and Third-Party Services

The Delaware DMV’s online services are accessible with a myDMV account. These services include:

  • Appointment scheduling
  • Driver license/ID card renewal
  • Duplicate licenses and IDs
  • Vehicle registration renewal
  • Duplicate registrations
  • Specialty plate orders
  • Ordering driving records and vehicle history reports
  • Address updates
  • Traffic ticket payments

You can also access many driver and vehicle forms online. You can access the Delaware Driver Manual online, in addition to the Motorcycle and Commercial driver handbooks. Looking to study for your license exam? The DMV offers an online practice test to give you the extra prep you need.

The DMV also partners with third-parties for services such as motorcycle training, CDL training and testing, and defensive driving courses.

Contact Information

Delaware City Division of Motor Vehicles

2101 Mid County Drive

New Castle, DE 19720

Phone: (302) 326-5000

Greater Wilmington Division of Motor Vehicles

2230 Hessler Boulevard

New Castle, DE 19720

Phone: (302) 434-3200

Dover Division of Motor Vehicles

303 Transportation Circle

P.O. Box 698

Dover, DE 19903

Phone: (302) 744-2500

Georgetown Division of Motor Vehicles

23737 DuPont Blvd.

Georgetown, DE 19947

Phone: (302) 853-1000