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The Roanoke City DMV Select, located in the City of Roanoke Municipal Building at 215 Church Ave., S.W., 
will be closed from August 24 to August 31 to prepare for appointment only service for DMV Select transactions. Please note that the Roanoke City Treasurer's Office will remain open for regular City of Roanoke transactions (real estate, personal property and other taxes) and appointments will not be required.

On September 1, the Roanoke City DMV Select will reopen for appointment only DMV Select transactions and will continue to serve walk-in customers for non-DMV City of Roanoke tax transactions.  Here is some information that you need to know before you come to the Municipal Building. 

  • DMV Select Services will be available by appointment only. 

  • Masks or face coverings are required.  

  • You will be asked to sanitize your hands upon entry at the station provided. 

  • Please only bring those individuals required for the transaction. 
  • For a list of services provided by DMV Select, visit:  *DMV Selects do not issue Driver's Licenses, Learners Permits or Identification Cards

  • Many DMV services can be accessed online by visiting: 


Click here to schedule an appointment at the Roanoke City DMV Select. 

Thank you for your patience during this time. 

Learn more about DMV's response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) at


Validity of Certain Virginia DMV-Issued Credentials Extended

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles has announced that customers with Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits, and IDs originally expiring in August, September, and October now have 60 additional days to renew; November expiration dates have been extended through the end of November.  For more details about this announcement, click this link:

If you have questions about this announcement, please contact Jessica Coward with the Department of Motor Vehicles at
(804) 367-6834 or 


The Roanoke DMV Select is located in the Treasurer's Office, Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building, 215 Church Avenue, S. W.

 DMV Selects can process vehicle titling and registration transactions; however, they are prohibited from processing any Online or Franchise dealership work.
DMV Selects do not issue Driver's Licenses, Learners Permits or Identification Cards.

Before visiting this location, check the following list of available transactions.

  • Vehicle Titles and Registrations
    Original (with or without liens), substitute and replacement titles and title maintenance (to change information on title records, adding/removing of names). Original registrations, renewals (including fleets), transfers, re-issues, and plate surrenders.
  • License Plates
    Specialized and personalized plate orders, including the issuance of motorcycle, permanent trailer, truck, taxicab and local government use plates.
  • Permits and Placards
    Trip permits and overload permits. Original issue of handicapped parking placards.
  • Transcript Requests
    Driver and vehicle transcripts (helpful for those who apply for a job where a driver's transcript is needed initially, submitted periodically or checked by their employer).
  • Returned Checks
    Full payment of returned check fees.
  • Voter Registration Applications
For more information, visit