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License Renewal

You Will Need:

  • current license
  • a credit card
  • a printer or email address

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Registration Renewal

You Will Need:

  • current registration
  • current car insurance
  • a credit card
  • a printer

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Drivers with Disabilities

Any person who is temporarily or permanently disabled may apply for a disability parking placard. To do so, you and your physician must jointly complete the application. Submit the form by mail or fax to the DMV headquarters in Cranston, Attn: Parking Permits Office. If your application is approved, you will be notified by mail.

RI State Plate Design Contest

The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles, in conjunction with Governor Daniel McKee's Office, is excited to announce the "RI State Plate Design Contest." The winning plate will become the new state-issued plate design, replacing the current "Blue Wave" design, which has been in circulation since 1996. For more details on the contest and to submit your entry, please click here.

Dealers License and Hearing Board

The board regulates both new and used car dealers. Handles car dealer complaints from the general public. Investigates misuse of dealer regulations. Meetings and minutes are filed with the Office of the Secretary of State. 

(Enter: 'Motor Vehicle Dealers License and Hearing Board' in the Public Bodies search box)

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