The DMV is where most things that happen around driving a car are regulated. It is also known as the Department of Motor Vehicles. This is the government agency that is in charge of regulating and managing vehicles, driver’s licenses, and registration. The DMV is known to administer behind the wheel testing and permit testing for drivers of motor vehicles. It is also known for managing cars and the paper trails that go with them. Vehicle title rights as well as voter registration happen at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
The DMV is known to be by a different name in many states. Some states call it Division of Motor Vehicles while others know it as we define it: the Department of Motor vehicles. In Alabama it’s called the Motor Vehicle Division. In Georgia it’s regulated by the Department of Driver Services. Make sure you’re going to the right place with our handy list of managing departments for driving and driver’s licenses in every state. Wondering what the DMV website is in your state? You’ll also find a link directly to it below!