Department of Motor Vehicles

Location & Hours | Services | Enforcement Processing | Payment | Mobile Unit

Ulster County Motor Vehicle offers a variety of services to the residents of the County. Recently many changes have taken place including acceptance of credit cards for all Motor Vehicle transactions, automated road test scheduling for permit holders, and enhanced processing of insurance transactions. These changes allow us to continue offering efficient and courteous service to the public.



Location & Hours

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (see below for specific hours for service type)
Thursday Evening Hours - 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (see below for specific hours for service type)


Main Floor, Ulster County Office Building - 244 Fair Street, Kingston

The County Office building is a large glass block building on the corner of Fair and Main Streets in uptown Kingston, near the Old Dutch Church. Directions to the Office Building.

If you live near Marlboro, Saugerties, Ellenville, New Paltz, Shandaken and Shawangunk you may be able to use the DMV Mobile Unit.


  • Processing Drivers License - Renewals
  • Enhanced Drivers License - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Processing Learners Permits - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Processing Non-Driver Identification
  • Processing amendments to Drivers License
  • Processing Registrations - Original & Renewals
  • Processing of CDL permits, renewals and road tests - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Reciprocity Transactions - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. License Reciprocity from out of state
  • Processing Title Only Transactions
  • Obtaining Plates for Commercial, Passenger, Trailers, Motorcycles, Boats and Snowmobiles
  • Plate Surrenders
  • Plate Transfers
  • Processing amendments to Registrations

For forms or further information please go to

Enforcement Processing (9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

  • Obtaining Conditional License
  • Obtaining a Restricted License
  • Signing up for the DDP Program
  • Processing Insurance Lapses
  • Ticket Information
  • Payment of dishonored checks

Kingston office only - these services are not available at the Mobile Unit.


The County Clerk will accept cash, check or credit card for payment of Motor Vehicle Services. Additional information can be obtained from our Motor Vehicle Information Center (845) 340-3700.

DMV Mobile Unit