NH DMV EXTENDS EXPIRATION DATE OF PREVIOUSLY ISSUED 20-DAY PLATES

NOTICE FROM TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE
town clerk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-Thursday, April 23, 2020 from Larry Crowe, DMV PIO O: (603) 227-4200, (603) 227-4050

NH DMV EXTENDS EXPIRATION DATE OF PREVIOUSLY ISSUED 20-DAY PLATES

CONCORD, N.H. - The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has extended the expiration date of previously issued 20-day plates through May 31, 2020.

·         NH DMV 20-day plates as well as NH authorized dealer 20-day plates issued on or after February 26, 2020 have been given an automatic extension through May 31, 2020.

·         Residents are encouraged to reach out to their local city or town clerk’s office for permanent vehicle options. 

The DMV would also like to offer the following important service reminders:

The Division of Motor Vehicles has transitioned to phone and online services and appointment only walk-in services consolidated to five locations: Concord, Dover, Manchester, Newport, and Twin Mountain.

Driver Licenses

·         Non-CDL driving road tests as well as motorcycle testing will not be conducted for the duration of the Stay at Home Order.

·         All CDL related transactions can be conducted by appointment only. Call 227-4000 to schedule an appointment.

·         Customers whose licenses have expired or are set to expire between April 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020 may apply for a 6-month license extension. Call 227-4020 to apply for the 6-month license extension over the phone.

·         The REAL ID compliance deadline has been extended until October, 2021. REAL ID transactions will not be conducted for the duration of the Stay at Home Order.

Vehicle Registrations

·         Existing vehicle registrations are renewed by your city or town clerk’s office. Please visit your town website or call your local town clerk’s office for vehicle registration renewal options.

·         NH DMV 20-day plates as well as NH authorized dealer 20-day plates issued on or after February 26, 2020 have been given an automatic extension through May 31, 2020. 

·         Walking disability placards or license plates may be issued six (6) month extensions without meeting the in-person application and medical certification requirements.

Drop box services are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. at the following locations: Concord, Dover, Manchester, Newport, and Twin Mountain.

For all other transactions, please call DMV customer service at 227-4000 to determine the availability of services.

Customers should take advantage of the DMV’s online services, including online driver license renewal, ID renewals, and online ticket pay at www.nh.gov/dmv.

Sincerely,

Michael Todd, Deputy Director of Motor Vehicles

Department of Safety

23 Hazen Dr.

Concord, NH 03301

(603) 227-4050