DMV payment methods

 This page was updated for COVID-19.

At a DMV Office

We accept these payment options

  • most credit cards, prepaid cards and debit cards that do not require a PIN 1
  • cash
  • a personal check or a money order payable to "Commissioner of Motor Vehicles"

    You can split your payment between cash and check if you need. 

    Office procedures have changed due to COVID-19.

    We recommend you conduct your DMV business at the office or by mail in the County where you are a resident.

    See instructions and reservation information for your county

     

    By mail

    You can send us

    • a personal check or a money order payable to "Commissioner of Motor Vehicles"

    Make sure you also include the transaction application. 

    For some transactions, you are instructed to pay by certified check. Do not send us cash by mail.


    Online

    You can use these types of credit cards, prepaid cards and debit cards that do not require a PIN

    • American Express
    • Discover Card/Novus
    • MasterCard
    • VISA
    • 1.  American Express, Discover Card/Novus, MasterCard, VISA