DMV Select

DMV Selects do not issue Driver’s Licenses, Learner’s Permits, or Identification Cards. For more information,  please visit the Charlottesville DMV Select website.


The City of Charlottesville DMV Select office will be located at the Treasurer’s Office, First Floor Lobby of City Hall. Transactions will be conducted between the hours of 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday (except holidays). For DMV Related inquiries, call 804-497-7100.


DMV Select can only process certain transactions:

Vehicle Titles & Registrations

Original (with or without liens), substitute and replacement titles and title maintenance (to change information on title records, adding/removing of names). Original registrations, renewals (including fleets), transfers, re-issues, and plate surrenders.

License Plates

Specialized and personalized plate orders, including the issuance the following types of plates: 

  • Local government use
  • Motorcycle
  • Permanent trailer
  • Taxicab
  • Truck

Permits & Placards

Trip permits and overload permits. Original issue of handicapped parking placards.

Transcript Requests

Driver and vehicle transcripts (helpful for those who apply for job where a driver’s transcript is needed initially, submitted periodically or checked by their employer).

Return Checks 

Full payment of return check fees.

Transportation Network Company (TNC)

A DMV Select can process a renewal or reissue of the vehicle registration for a TNC designated vehicle, but cannot register a vehicle for TNC use.