Department of Motor Vehicles

Oneida County DMV
Office of Oneida County Clerk Sandra J. DePerno

The Utica and Rome DMV’s are re-opening on Tuesday June 16, 2020.  Both Utica and Rome will be open to customers by APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Appointments will be made only for licenses, permits and non-driver ID’s.  All other documents can be either mailed to Utica DMV, 321 Main Street, Utica NY 13501 or Rome DMV, 301 W. Dominick Street, Rome NY 13440.  Documents can also be left in the locked drop box located inside Union Station or W. Dominick Street.  To schedule an appointment for the Utica DMV please call 315-798-5701, for the Rome DMV please call 315-356-0546.  These lines are for appointments only, for questions please call either 315-798-5749 or 315-336-6790.

Both Utica and Rome DMV are having issues with the phone lines.  We are trying to correct the problem as quickly as possible.  Please have patience, you can also contact the offices via the email address listed.



Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 4:30PM.


UTICA - Boehlert Center at Union Station, 
321 Main Street  - 315-798-5749
ROME - 301 West Dominick Street  -  315-336-6790



Services Provided:

Driver Licenses

Written Tests 9:00 AM - 3: 30 PM Monday, Wednesday & Friday  -  Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Permit Audio Tests 9:00 AM - 3: 30 PM Monday, Wednesday & Friday  -  Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Foreign language tests 9:00 AM - 3: 30 PM Monday & Wednesday  -  Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
CDL Tests & Escort Vehicle Tests 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Monday, Wednesday & Friday  -  Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Enforcement Transactions:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 AM  – 4:00 PM  -  Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
EDL, Real ID & Reciprocity:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM  -  Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
License and Registration Transactions:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM  -  Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
No Dealer Transactions Walk-Ins with 3 Transactions after 3:30 PM
Interpreters for Foreign Languages Tuesday & Thursday 4:15 by appt. only

License Fees

Class DJ permits- $76.75 - $92.50 depending on age
Class D permits -  $62.50 - $75.00
Class D license renewal (8 year) - $64.50
Class E license renewal  -  $112.50
Class DM license renewal - $72.50 (if with another class license $8.00)
CDL license Class A, B, C -  $164.50
Class D - coming from out of state  -  $42.50 - $60.00

Enforcement transactions involving suspended and/or revoked driving privileges are done 9:00 AM - 3: 30 PM M-F.

Test Fees

Class D, DJ and M- the fee for the permit test is included in the price of the actual permit.  We do not ask you to pay until you have passed the test

Class E-There is no test. You must fill out a form and pay an additional fee for the remaining time left on your license.

CDL licenses involve a $10.00 test fee and an additional $5.00 fee for each endorsement test added to an existing CDL license.

Road Tests

Road tests can be scheduled over the phone by calling 1-518-402-2100 (For hearing impaired 1-800-368-1186) for any location within NYS.

Class D and M road test fees are included in the cost of your permit

CDL license road tests require a $40.00 fee. (prior to scheduling)


A copy of your NYS driving record can be obtained directly from our office during normal business hours. This will print your license record for three years plus the current year. The fee is $10.00.  We can assist you in ordering any custom plate. New York has over 100 different kinds of custom plates.

We also offer:

Vehicle Title Services:

If your original title becomes lost or damaged;  you can apply for a duplicate title; the processing time to receive it is 5-7 working days.  The fee is $20.00

All vehicles requiring registration renewals can be processed in our office except IRP ( International Registration Program) vehicles.

We also process renewal invitations that are mailed to our office. We encourage you to do so!

Registration fees are based on vehicle weight, the heavier the vehicle, the higher the fee. Commercial vehicles and regular passenger cars have 2-year registrations. Motorcycle, trailers, and other specialty registrations such as farm or agriculture registrations are for 1 year.  Boats, snowmobiles and ATV’s each have their own fee and time period depending on the class or type of vehicle.

Changing Ownership can be processed in our office with the appropriate forms 
and a $50.00 title fee.

In the lobby at the Utica office there is a drop box for your convenience for any license or registration renewal transactions.