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Department Of Motor Vehicles

Chenango County DMV is open to the public by appointment only.

To make an appointment, please call 607-337-1460 or 1461.
The day of your appointment you will need to:

- Have all identification, supporting documents and paperwork filled out prior to your appointment.
- Come by yourself.
- Wear a mask at all times while in the building.
- Check in at the COB lobby and pass screening questions and have your temperature taken.

Once you have been cleared, you will be allowed to come into the office.

Please leave the building immediately after your appointment.

NYS CDL, Class D & DJ, Class M & MJ ROAD TESTS Are Now Available. Options to schedule Road Tests are:
- Call automated phone number 518-402-2100 or
- Go Online at https://dmv.ny.gov/, then search Online Transactions

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: NYS Offers three types of License, Permits, Non-driver ID

  • Standard
  • Real ID
  • Enhanced

For more information:

Office Hours: *

Mon - Fri    8:30 AM to 5:00 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, Enhanced Documents, Real ID Documents, or License Reciprocity 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
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.