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What is the Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)?

The Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is a government agency that regulates and oversees the sale, registration, and operation of motor vehicles in Rhode Island.

The DMV is responsible for issuing driver licenses and learner’s permits, registering vehicles, inspecting vehicles for safety and emissions, enforcing traffic laws and regulations in the state, issuing handicap placards or plates to persons with disabilities when requested, administering the state’s voter registration program.

Schedule Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles Appointment

The Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles is a state agency that manages the registration and titling of motor vehicles in the state. The DMV also oversees driver licensing, vehicle inspections, and other related services.

There are three DMV service centers in Rhode Island: one in Cranston, one in Warwick, and one in Providence. You can schedule an appointment online or by phone to visit these centers. If you live outside of Rhode Island, you can contact your local DMV office to find out if they offer online scheduling for out-of-state residents.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Rhode Island?

The process of getting a driver’s license in Rhode Island is not complicated. You can follow these steps to get your driver’s license.

  • Get a learner’s permit by visiting the DMV in person.
  • Pass the written knowledge test and driving skills test at the DMV.
  • Pay $20 for your learner’s permit and $50 for your driver’s license.
  • Practice driving with an adult supervisor until you are ready to take your driving test again at the DMV.

What are the Requirements for Registering a Car in Rhode Island?

In Rhode Island, the process of registering a car is quite simple. All you need to do is complete an application form, submit it and wait for your plates to be sent to you.

The requirements for registering a car in Rhode Island are:

  • You must be a resident of Rhode Island
  • You must have the car inspected
  • You must have the vehicle identification number (VIN) verified by the DMV
  • You must pay all fees associated with registration and inspection