Nevada DMV Guide

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is a government agency that serves residents of the Badger State with all things driving related. If you’re looking to get a Nevada drivers license or learners permit, register your vehicle or renew your plates, you’ll need to visit a DMV office at some point.

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Driver Licenses & ID Cards

  • Nevada Drivers Ed – Complete Nevada DMV-licensed drivers education on your time, at your pace with our highly interactive course made for teens and compatible with iPhone, Android and web. Don’t forget about the app’s free practice test tool.
  • Nevada Learner’s permit GuideThe first step to getting your Nevada Learner’s permit is to complete drivers education. Almost all beginning drivers in Nevada under 18 must take a driver education course, which you can start at the age of 15. You have three options for your drivers education.
  • Nevada Driver License Guides – Obtaining your driver license isn’t as hard as you may think. Check out our step-by-step guides about applying for teen drivers licenses and adult driver licenses in Nevada!
  • Rules For Teen Drivers – Everything you need to know about school attendance, instruction permits, and classroom drivers ed for first time teen drivers.
  • Current Nevada residents over the age of 18 need to meet certain criteria in order to get their first driver license. Learn everything you need to know to apply for a license or ID card.
  • New Residents Licensed In A Different State – Nevada law requires new residents update their driver license and registration within the first 30 days of moving. Failing to comply may result in fines up to $1,000.
  • Motorcycles, Mopeds And Other Class M Licenses – How to earn a new Nevada class M license or transfer your motorcycle endorsement from another state.

Nevada DMV Services

  • Nevada Vehicle Registration – Did you buy a new car from a local dealership? Did your parents gift you the old family mini-van? The Nevada DMV requires registration of all vehicles purchased in state, or outside of NV. Make sure you know how to properly register your car, truck or other vehicle.
  • Replacing a Lost Car Title – The process to apply for a duplicate title from the DMV isn’t too difficult. Here’s a guide to simplify the process of replacing that car title!
  • Change of Address – Save time by changing your address online. All motorists must notify the DMV office of an address change within 30 days, whether the move is inside or leaving of the state of Nevada.
  • Replace a lost or stolen License or ID – Did you lose or damage your Nevada driver license, permit, or ID? Don’t fret! You may be able to easily order a duplicate online or from a convenient kiosk!
  • Renew Your Car Registration – There are multiple ways to renew your Nevada car registration, including in person, online and at a self-service kiosk.
  • Renew Your Driver License – Are you eligible to renew your license online? Find out here, as well as options for early renewal, 8-year licenses and more.
  • Schedule a Driving Test – When you’re ready to get your license, you can schedule a road test prior to heading to the DMV. Make sure you bring proper documentation for proof of residence, identity and more.
  • Obtain Your Driver History – You can order your official Nevada driving record online by filling out this simple form. Note: For privacy reasons, you may only request your own record.

Other DMV Office Services and Info

  • Seat Belt and Car Seat Laws – Seat belts and and car seats save lives every day and greatly reduce injury in the case of a car accident. Learn about Nevada’s seat belt and car seat laws.
  • Smog Spotter – Help keep Nevada beautiful and its air healthy and safe to breate. Report smoking vehicles that may be causing large amounts of pollution
  • Organ Donor Registration Give the gift of life to someone in need. Become an organ and tissue donor! It’s simple to add an organ donation sticker to your drivers license!
  • Nevada Driver’s Handbook – Download the DMV’s official, 2016 Driver’s Handbook to help you prepare for your license and answer any other questions you may have!
  • Nevada DMV Full Service Office Locations

    Wherever you are, there are several Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles locations to choose from. Check below for the address, phone number, hours of operation as well as a map to help you navigate to the closest DMV office.

    Carson City LocationElko LocationEly LocationFallon LocationHawthorne LocationHenderson LocationLas Vegas – East Sahara LocationLas Vegas – West Flamingo LocationNorth Las Vegas – Decatur LocationLaughlin LocationMesquite LocationPahrump LocationReno LocationTonopah LocationWinnemucca LocationYerington Location