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.
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