DMV to close for 2021 state holidays, observances

All Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) full-service customer service centers will be closed on the following days for state holidays and observances:

January 18: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

February 15: George Washington Day

May 31: Memorial Day

June 18: Juneteenth

July 5: Independence Day

September 6: Labor Day

October 11: Columbus Day and Yorktown Victory Day

November 2: Election Day

November 11: Veterans Day

The holiday schedule for Thanksgiving and Christmas will be announced later.

DMV customers are encouraged to save time by taking advantage of more than 40 transactions available online at Appointments are required for in-person transactions. 

Also, some DMV Select locations, run mostly by local governments, may operate outside of the state holiday closing schedule. DMV Select offices process mostly vehicle-related transactions including registration renewals, titles, and license plates; driver’s licenses and ID card services are not available. To find out if a DMV Select in your area is open on a state holiday and whether an appointment is required, visit

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