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People With Disabilities

If you have a disability, DMV can provide you with information and assistance to suit your needs.

Disability Services

Whether you need to visit a DMV office in person or you are interacting with us online or on the phone, DMV offers many accommodations for people with disabilities:

 

Use Vermont Relay 

If you have a speech or impairment or are deaf or hard of hearing, you can use Vermont Relay for assistance with DMV services. 

 

Interpreter Services

DMV provides interpreters, including ASL interpreters, at no additional cost to those who need them.

If you need an ASL interpreter, please let DMV staff know, and together you can schedule an appointment for a time when an ASL interpreter is available.

To make arrangements for an ASL interpreter, call: 

 

Conducting Business with Your Service Animal

Your service animal is welcome to accompany you to any DMV field office. No DMV location can turn you away because you have a service animal to assist you.

Your service animal is not required to wear an identifying harness or special collar, but you may be asked if the animal is a service animal or what tasks the animal has been trained to perform.

Please note that if your animal poses a direct threat to the health or safety of other people, you will be asked to remove your animal from the office.

 

Interacting with DMV

There are several ways you can interact with DMV depending on your needs and abilities.

Interacting by Telephone

Call Center: 802-828-2000

TTY: Vermont Relay

You can speak to a DMV specialist over the phone, or they can help you make specific arrangements to assist you as you conduct business at a DMV office. Our Call Center offers information on nearly all services available at DMV, such as:

  • Vehicle registration
  • How to obtain a driver's license
  • Where to take an exam
    • What to expect at that exam
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI) restrictions and much more

 

Visiting DMV in Person

The “Check-In Desk”

All DMV Offices have a “Check-In Desk”. When visiting a DMV office go to the “Check-In Desk” to request any assistance or accommodation you might need.

The Office Supervisor at any DMV Office

You can speak to the office supervisor at any DMV office that you call or visit. DMV office supervisors are trained to assist people with disabilities and offer accommodation if needed.

DMV Offices – Disabled Parking and Building Access

All DMV Office locations have designated parking for people with disabilities and signage for accessible ramps, where needed.

Certain DMV tasks can be completed through our online portal (if eligible), making a physical trip into an office potentially unnecessary:

 

 

Need something else?

Driving with Medical Conditions

Whether due to illness, injury, or medication side effects, you should let DMV know if you have a medical condition that may affect your driving.

 

Driver Safety Evaluation Guidelines

DMV uses several qualifications to determine whether a driver has the necessary physical and mental skills to operate a motor vehicle safely.