How to request an appointment at DMV Missouri

How do I get an appointment at the Missouri DMV? If you are a new Missouri resident, you may need to consider some of the processes and paperwork necessary to keep your vehicle’s documents in order, as well as the driver’s documents in order.

The Department of Revenue (DOR) is the office in charge of processing driver’s license, vehicle and related paperwork in the state of Missouri.

You can schedule a DMV Missouri appointment online, over the phone or in person at an office near you.

Request an appointment at DMV Missouri

DMV appointments in Missouri online and securely.

  1. Log in from the Missouri DOR at
  2. Choose from Online, Vehicle or Driver License related services.
  3. You can schedule an appointment, exam, renew your license, ID card, request a duplicate, make changes or payments.
  4. However, you can also check hours of operation and access phone numbers.
  5. Some Missouri DMV offices will be able to assist you in person, others from telephone services.

At DMV Missouri, an appointment-only reservation system has been implemented for certain required in-person transactions that cannot be completed online, by phone or mail.

Best times to address the Missouri DMV

Here are some tips on the best times to visit the Missouri DMV.

  • Afternoons tend to be busier than mornings
  • The middle of the week tends to have shorter waits than Mondays and Fridays
  • The Missouri DMV office starts the lunch break around noon, which leaves fewer employees. Try to avoid the lunch hour if possible.
  • Make sure you have enough time to finish your paperwork, especially if you’re getting a permit or taking a road test.

What to do at DMV Missouri

DMV Missouri is adding more and more online services so you can get things done without having to visit a physical office for an appointment. You can renew your vehicle registration, replace your license and more online.

Here are some of the services you will be able to perform at DMV Missouri online appointments.

Vehicle services:

Driver License Services:

Going to the Missouri DMV

If you are applying for a driver’s license or a travel ID (a REAL ID-compliant license or ID) in Missouri, you will need to bring some documents with you to your appointment with the Missouri DMV. If you have all of your documents with you, your visit will go faster and smoother. Documents include:

  • Proof of identity, such as a passport or birth certificate
  • Proof of social security number, such as a social security card or W-2 form
  • Two documents proving Missouri residency, such as a utility bill or lease agreement

Missouri DMV offices

As you may know, the Missouri DMV is an office dedicated to serving anyone who wishes to process their vehicle, driver’s license or identification card documents throughout the state.

The Department of Revenue Central Office is located in Jefferson City, but there are offices throughout Missouri to assist you with motor vehicle or driver’s license titling and registration transactions.

Central Office

  • Harry S Truman State Office Building
  • 301 West High Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
  • Directions to the Harry S Truman Building

DMV Missouri phone and mailing numbers.


Open records request (Sunshine Act):

For Missouri vehicle related paperwork

For driver’s licenses in DMV Missouri

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