Department of Motor Vehicles


Livingston County Department of Motor Vehicles 




All in-person transactions are by appointment only. Due to heavy call volume, the Livingston County Department of Motor Vehicles is strongly encouraging residents to schedule appointments online at 

Schedule an Appointment Here

      DANSVILLE DMV                   GENESEO DMV

or call 585-243-7039
Appointments are available for the following in-person transactions* at the 

Dansville & Geneseo locations:

*not all transactions are available at our Dansville location


  • Permit Testing 

    • CDL permit testing*

    • Class ‘D-Operator’ permit testing

    • Class ‘M-motorcycle’ permit testing

  • CDL Renewals

  • License Renewals 

    • Those that expired during closure

    • Those that expire in 30 days

  • License Reciprocities (exchanging an out-of-state license for a NYS License)

  • License Amendments

    • Name Change

    • Address Change

    • License Class Change

  • Non Driver ID

    • Renewals

    • First time application

  • Conditional/Restricted License

    • Issue of*

    • Remove conditions/restrictions (if conditions have been met)

  • Register and/or Title

    • Register a new vehicle

    • Transfer plates to a new/different vehicle

    • Renew/replace a registration

    • Register a vehicle in NY State

  • Miscellaneous

    • Insurance Lapse

    • Obtain a Driver Abstract

    • Replace Peeling or Damaged Plates

    • Lost or Stolen Plates

    • Replace Driver License, Permit or Non Driver ID

We ask that you arrive to your appointment ten (10) minutes early to get through security at the entrance. Only the individual that is involved in the transaction will be allowed in the office as capacity is reduced. Please understand that you will need to wear a face covering, have your temperature checked, and go through a screening prior to entering the DMV office. Please have your paper work completed prior to your arrival. DMV Document Guide

Several transactions can continue to be processed via our Drop Box (available Monday-Friday 8AM-4PM)and Mail at our Geneseo location at 6 Court Street Room 204, Geneseo, New York14454 or our Dansville loation 14 Clara Barton St. Dansville, NY 14437 and include:

ü  Plate surrenders ($1.00 fee required)
ü  Register a new vehicle
ü  Register a vehicle you already own
ü  Renew a registration

Drop Box transactions are handled on a daily basis and are being processed as quickly as possible. Documentation will be mailed to you upon transaction completion.  

The DMV Document Guide will help to assist with the documents needed to complete your transaction.    DMV Document Guide

   The Livingston County DMV appreciates your patience as we work to implement this new way of doing business as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. 

06/08/2020 - Vehicle registrations and other transactions are being processed by mail and drop box at our Geneseo location 6 Court Street, Room 204, Geneseo, NY 14454; please call or email with questions.  Phone: 585-243-7177 Email:

UPDATED 06/08/2020:  Registering a Vehicle or Transferring a Registration by Mail 

Beginning Monday April 06, 2020 the Livingston County DMV will offer a process to help Livingston County residents register a new vehicle purchased by private sale, through the U.S. Postal Service OR drop box between 8am-4pm, at our Geneseo Location 6 Court St Geneseo, NY 14454 ONLY.  Registration packets are available  HERE   Residents can call 585-243-7177 or send an email to with questions. 


Welcome to the Livingston County Department of Motor Vehicles

We encourage county residents to conduct their motor vehicle transactions through their local DMV office.  When transactions are done in person or mailed to your local office, a portion of the fee remains in Livingston County.  

You can find detailed information and answers to many DMV questions and access commonly used forms at the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Website.