Services Provided during COVID-19

Checklist for registration of motorcycles & vehicles, vehicle transfers, vehicle license & registrations renewals, and other functions of DMV while closed to the public due to Coronavirus.  If you do not see the type of registration transaction you need to conduct, please see the note at the bottom of the page. 

Updated: June 23, 2020

NEW PLATES FOR NEW/USED CAR, TRUCK, BIKE

Please send the following to PO Box 667 Wampsville, NY 13163 OR put it in our 24/7 BLUE drop box in the parking lot.

Must Be Included:

1) A photo copy of your driver’s license

2) A completed MV-82 (sections 1,2,4 and sign section 6)

a. Please Complete page 3 the credit card authorization - we will charge your credit/debit card.

3) DTF 802 (Sections 1, 2, 3, & 5)

4) Bill of Sale

5) The actual Title, signed by the seller and by you (Not a copy)

6) FS-20 Insurance card (with bar code) This can be email to dmv@madisoncounty.ny.gov

7) Your phone number- we will call you when it’s done- OR you can include $5 (cash or check payable to Madison County Clerk) for postage and we will mail you the plates.

We will not know the amount until we process the transaction. You can estimate the cost as follows:

8% for sales tax

$20 Use charge

$50 Title fee

$25 Plate fee

$75-100 per year for two years registration

$245-$295 plus sales tax

TRANSFERRING PLATES TO NEW/USED VEHICLE

Send the following to PO Box 667 Wampsville, NY 13163 OR put it in our 24/7 BLUE drop box in the parking lot.

Must Be Included:

1)  A photo copy of your driver’s license

2)  A completed MV-82   (sections 1,2,4 and sign section 6) 

a.    Please complete page 3 the credit card authorization- we will charge your credit/debit card

b.    Be sure to put your plate number in SECTION 1- top right corner

3)   DTF 802 (Sections 1, 2, 3, & 5) 

4)  Bill of Sale

5)  The actual Title, signed by the seller and by you (Not a copy)

6)  FS-20 Insurance card (with bar code) This can be email to dmv@madisoncounty.ny.gov

7)   Your phone number- we will call you when it’s done- OR you can include $5 (cash or check payable to Madison County Clerk) for postage and we will mail you the plates.

We will not know the amount until we process the transaction.  You can estimate the cost as follows:

     8% for sales tax

     $50 Title fee

     $?? Possible addition registration fee based on weight

     $10 transfer fee

At least $60 plus sales tax

CAR OR TRUCK OR MOTORCYCLE RENEWAL

All expiration dates for licenses and registrations marked for after March 1, 2020, have been extended until further notice. If you’d like to renew anyways, here’s what we need:

Send the following to PO Box 667 Wampsville, NY 13163 OR put it in our 24/7 BLUE drop box in the parking lot.

Must Be Included:

1)   A photo copy of your NY driver’s License

2)   A completed MV-82  (sections 1,2,4 and sign section 6)

a.    Be sure to write the plate number in the top corner of section 1

3)  For payment, complete page 3 of the MV-82 which is a credit card authorization form- make sure to sign it.  We will charge your debt/credit card 

4)   A photo copy of your insurance card

5)  Your phone number- we will call you when the work is completed. 

We will not know the cost until after we run the transaction, sorry for the inconvenience. 

PERMITS, LICENSES & Non-Driver ID

All expiration dates for licenses and registrations have been extended to at least July 6th. 

However, if you live in Madison County you can schedule an appointment to come into our office conduct any driver’s license or non-driver ID business.  Please click here to schedule and appointment or email DMV@madisoncounty.ny.gov  and provide your name, phone number and address and we will contact you to schedule.  Please complete the MV-44 or the renewal slip if you received one in the mail, prior to coming into our office.

If you live in a county which borders Madison County, we will take your name and number and call if an appointment is available the next day to help you complete your driver’s license needs.  

Please have all forms completed before you come into the office- either an MV-44 or the renewal reminder you received in the mail.

ALL vehicle registration and title transaction are still being completed postal mail and drop box only.  

For information on road tests, which are handled through the NYS DMV, please visit https://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/dmv-reopening-guidance

PLATES BACK ON A CAR

Please send the following to PO Box 667 Wampsville, NY 13163 OR put it in our 24/7 BLUE drop box in the parking lot-

Must Be Included:

1)  A photo copy of your driver’s license

2)  A completed MV- 82  (sections 1, 2, 4 and sign section 6) 

a.    COMPLETE PAGE 3 the credit card authorization- we will charge your credit/debit card

b.    Be sure to put your plate number in SECTION 1- top right corner

3)    FS-20 Insurance card (with bar code) This can be email to dmv@madisoncounty.ny.gov

4)  Your phone number, we will call you when it’s done so you can pick up OR we will mail you the new registration sticker

We will not know the amount until we process the transaction.  You can estimate the cost as follows:

        $?? Possible addition registration fee based on weight

        $10 transfer fee


NEW/USED BOAT

Please send the following to PO Box 667 Wampsville, NY 13163 OR put it in our 24/7 BLUE drop box in the parking lot.

Must Be Included:

1)  A Photo copy of your driver’s License

2)  MV 82-B

3)  DTF 802 (Sections 1, 2, 3, & 5)

4) For payment complete Page 3 of the MV- 82 we will charge your credit/debit card.

5) If there’s a trailer, too complete the entire MV-82  (sections 1,2,4 and sign section 6)

6) The actual Title, signed by the seller and by you (Not a copy)

7) If there’s a trailer: the transferrable registration signed over to you

8) Bill of Sale

9) Your phone number- we will call you when the transaction is completed so you can pick up the sticker/plate or we will mail it to you. 

We will not know the cost until after we run the transaction, sorry for the inconvenience. 

BOAT RENEWAL

Please send the following to PO Box 667 Wampsville, NY 13163 OR put it in our 24/7 BLUE drop box in the parking lot. 

Must Be Included:

1)  A Photo Copy of your Driver’s License

2) MV 82B

3) For payment complete Page 3 of the MV- 82 we will charge your credit/debit card.

4) A photo copy of your most recent boat registration

5-) Your phone number, we will call you when the transaction is completed so you can pick up the sticker/plate or we will mail it to you. 

We will not know the cost until after we run the transaction, sorry for the inconvenience. 

TRAILER OR CAMPER RENEWAL

Please send the following to PO Box 667 Wampsville, NY 13163 OR put it in our 24/7 BLUE drop box in the parking lot.

Must Be Included:

1)  A photo copy of your NY driver’s License

2)  A completed MV- 82  (sections 1, 2, 4 and sign section 6)

2) For payment, complete page 3 of the MV-82 which is a credit card authorization form, make sure to sign it.  We will charge your debt/credit card 

4) Your phone number, we will call you when the work is completed. 

We will not know the cost until after we run the transaction, sorry for the inconvenience. 

PLATE/REGISTRATION SURRENDER

Please send the following to PO Box 667 Wampsville, NY 13163 OR put it in our 24/7 BLUE drop box in the parking lot.

Must Be Included: 

1) A photocopy of your driver’s license with an email address (we will scan and send you a copy of the receipt)

2) Both plates.

3) $1 cash (Madison County Fee for turning in plates)

Please put these items in an envelope with your name and phone number on the envelope.

NEW NON-TITLED VEHICLE

Send the following to New PO Box 667 Wampsville NY 13163 OR put it in our 24/7 BLUE drop box in the parking lot- YOU MUST include the following:

1)  A photo copy of your driver’s license with your phone number

2) A completed MV-82  (sections 1,2,4 and sign section 6), Complete page three for payment.

3) DTF 802(Sections 1, 2, 3, & 5)

4) Bill of Sale

5) The actual signed transferrable registration, signed by the seller with your name written as the purchaser. (Not a copy)

6) If you want the plates mailed instead of coming out to pick them up, include $5 for postage.

7) If it is an automobile and not a trailer or camper, a copy of your insurance card.

Please put these items in an envelope with your name and phone number on the envelope. 

If you did not see the information for the type of transaction that you need to have processed, please email your specific questions with your name, phone number and the details of what makes your transaction unique to:

dmv@madisoncounty.ny.gov and patiently wait for us to get to your inquiry  Please give us at least 3 business days.