DMV Closed for 2021 State Holidays and Observances

DMV Closed for 2021 State Holidays and Observances

Customers Encouraged to Use for 40+ Transactions 

RICHMOND – 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 at a later date.

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