Motor Vehicles Bureau


The Canandaigua DMV location has begun accepting appointments. Please visit our DMV Appointment Calendar to schedule an appointment. Our Geneva DMV location remains closed until further notice. Please note:

  • We are accepting appointments from Ontario County residents only.
  • We are still asking that you use our mail-in/drop box service for any transaction that does not require an in-person visit.
  • Plate Surrenders do not require an appointment. Plates will be accepted and processed later with the receipt returned by mail.
  • If your license/registration is not expired or expiring in the next 30 days, do not schedule an appointment yet. Please wait until you are inside of the 30 day window.


We accept cash, checks made payable to "Ontario County Clerk" and the following major credit cards:
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Road Tests

All road tests are now scheduled by calling:
  • Ph: (518) 402-2100
  • TDD: (800) 368-1186
Tests can also be scheduled online.