Department of Motor Vehicles

E-ZPass tags are now available at Schoharie County Department of Motor Vehicles at a cost of $25.00 each. For more information, please see the E-Z Pass FAQs.

Welcome to the Schoharie County Motor Vehicles Guide. This is where Schoharie County residents and other New Yorkers can find answers to vehicle related questions, services available and access those services online.

Location: County Office Building, 1st floor, 284 Main Street Schoharie, NY 12157
Phone: (518) 295-8317
Fax: (518) 295-8484
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 549 Schoharie, New York 12157
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: The Schoharie Dept. of Motor Vehicles will temporarily be suspending its late night hours on Wednesday nights. The new regular hours will be from 8:30 am until 4;30 pm, Monday through Friday. Continuing as before, all testing deadlines still remain: No CDL tests will be given after 3pm; no standard Learner Permit tests will be given after 3:30 pm; no REAL ID or Enhanced Permits, Licenses or IDs will be issued after 4pm. The Office thanks the public for their understanding, and anticipates being able to resume having later hours again at some point in the future, perhaps by summertime.

There are a variety of commonly asked questions and related issues that many individuals contact the DMV Office to inquire about. The answers to many of these questions are presented below.

Most Commonly Asked Questions:

What motor vehicle service does the local County office provide?
The county provides original and renewal transactions for motor vehicle, boat and snowmobile registrations, learner’s permits and driver’s licenses. It also acts as an agent for the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles in the collection of sales tax on the sale of motor vehicles between individuals.

Can I do my motor vehicle transaction by mail?
Yes. The mail section of the local office is geared to the motto, “In today, out today”, a one-day mail service. Drivers’ licenses must be obtained in person since a photograph of the licensee must be taken. Compliance with DMV identification is required.

How can I obtain information on a motor vehicle transaction?
You can appear in person at the Main Street Office at the Schoharie County Office Building, Schoharie, and ask any questions you may have or you can contact the motor vehicle office at (518) 295-8317.

Information is also available from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles