Office Hours on Holidays

If the word "NYSDMV" appears in the address of a DMV office, that office is closed on official State holidays. (The State can observe the holiday on a day that is not the same as the calendar date of the holiday.) The official State holidays are:

Registration-based enforcement of inspections

What is Registration Based Enforcement (RBE)?

Registration-Based Enforcement is a program that uses the vehicle registration renewal process to ensure that motorists comply with the requirements of the New York State emissions inspection program, the federal Clean Air Act, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation. A registrant cannot renew a vehicle registration unless the DMV has a computer record that the vehicle passed the required emissions inspection within the last 12 months, or the registrant can provide proof of the inspection.


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