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Department Of Motor Vehicles

Contact Us:
Voice: (607) 337-1460
Fax: (607) 337-1455
Email: dmv@co.chenango.ny.us
Chenango County
Office Building
5 Court Street
Norwich, NY 13815

Our Objective:
To serve the public by providing a full service Department of Motor Vehicle Office for Chenango County and all New York State residents.

New Federal Requirements For Commercial Drivers

There are new regulations affecting commercial drivers that go into effect on May 21, 2014. Please see this NYS DMV page for more details.



Office Hours: *

M - Tu - W - F     8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday    8:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Written Tests for all Permit Types:

Mon - Fri     8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
 

Commercial Driver License (CDL):

Mon - Fri     8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
 

* No Enforcement or Enhanced Licenses after 4:00 PM
Road Test Scheduling:
By Phone: 1-518-402-2100
By Internet: NYS DMV 24 hours day / 7 days week

All CDL applicants must go to the office and submit a $40.00 road test fee. Save your reciept to schedule your road test.   To cancel a road test, call the number above or go on the Internet. (CDL applicants must cancel 72 hours before test)

Other Testing Information:
Written Test also available in Greek, Spanish, German, Russian, French, and Italian

Oral Test Available by appointment only
Tuesday & Wednesday at 9:00 AM

License Types Issued Locally:

Class D (Operator) - passenger cars and light trucks (26,000 lbs. or less) for drivers over age 18
Class E (Taxi and Livery) - for-hire vehicles carrying less than 10 passengers, must be over age 18
Class DJ (Junior Operator) - drivers under age 18, with restrictions, see NYS DMV brochure Learner Permits and Junior Licenses
Class M (Motorcycle) - motorcycles
Class MJ (Junior Motorcycles) - for motorcycle drivers under age 18, with restrictions, see NYS DMV brochure Learner Permits and Junior Licenses
Commercial Class A, B and C - for trucks 26,0001 lbs. or more and buses (minimum age 21). There are endorsements and restrictions depending on the type of vehicle driven and cargo.
For complete information on Commercial Driver Licenses (CDLs), consult the NYS Commercial Driver Manual

Additional Information:

If you have other questions or need more information, you can call the State DMV at:  1-518-486-9786 (out-of-state call: 1-518-473-5595) or visit their web site: here.
If you need forms, they can be downloaded from the State DMV site here.
If you need publications, they can be downloaded from the State DMV site at: here.