DMV-Regulated Business Type Descriptions

Vehicle Inspection Stations

Vehicle Inspection Stations are licensed by the DMV to conduct required annual inspections of safety equipment and required annual tests of exhaust emissions. The safety inspection and emissions test are normally done at the same time.

Safety Inspections

Every motor vehicle, motorcycle and trailer, must receive a safety inspection each year, as required by the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law.

Motor Vehicle Inspection Stations can be licensed to inspect

Cancellations, closings and delays

Office Closings | Road Test Cancellations

 

Office Closings or Changes

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

 

Manhattan South Traffic Violations Bureau is moving.

Manhattan South TVB located at 2 Washington Street, New York, NY will be closed to all business on July 10, 2018.

The office will reopen on July 11, 2018 in their new location at 17 Battery Place, New York, NY, 10th floor (around the corner from 2 Washington Street).

Get proof of ownership at purchase

If you purchase a vehicle from a dealer

A DMV-licensed automobile dealer must have acceptable proof of ownership for a vehicle before they can sell that vehicle to you. Most NY State automobile dealers send the application for your vehicle registration and title certificate to the DMV. The dealer can charge a fee of $75 for this service.

The proof of ownership for a new vehicle is the

  • Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin (MCO)

or the

Registration Class Codes

Only registration classes eligible for one or more online transactions are listed. This is not a complete list of all classes and codes. If the code for your registration class is not listed, the registration is not eligible for online renewal or registration document replacement, or for electronic reminders


Common Classes

Description

Code

Medical Certification FAQ's

Self-Certification 

1.  Why do I have to self-certify?

New federal regulations require all commercial drivers to certify to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) the type of driving they perform or expect to perform. Drivers that self-certify to a non-excepted driving type (NA or NI) are also required to submit a copy of their USDOT Medical Examiner’s Certificate.

This is a nationwide safety initiative that affects commercial driver in all states.

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