Welcome to the Clinton County Office of the County Clerk  

Sue Ralston - Records Deputy
CLERK'S OFFICE HOURS: Monday – Friday 8-5
Dawn Chapple - DMV Deputy
Phone (518) 565-4700
Fax (518) 565-4718
 


John Zurlo - County Clerk

     
  

      
 

DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES
 

New Plate FAQ

New Empire Gold plates to be issued starting on April 1, 2010!

Clinton County Government Center
First Floor
137 Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, NY  12901

Dawn Chapple - DMV Supervisor

 

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Hours for the following: 

** NOTE ** NEW Thursday HOURS

DMV Office:

  • Monday -Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday : 8:00am - 4:45pm

  • Thursday : (April 1 - September 30) 8:00am - 6:45pm

  • Thursday : (October 1 - March 31) 8:00am - 5:45pm

EDL Transactions:
  • Monday -Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday : 8:00am - 4:30pm

  • Thursday : (April 1 - September 30) 8:00am - 6:30pm

  • Thursday : (October 1 - March 31) 8:00am - 5:30pm

Written Test Room:
  • Monday -Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday : 8:00am - 3:45pm

  • Thursday : (April 1 - September 30) 8:00am - 5:45pm

  • Thursday : (October 1 - March 31) 8:00am - 4:45pm

Commercial Drivers License (CDL):
  • Monday -Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday : 8:00am - 1:45pm

  • Thursday : (April 1 - September 30) 8:00am - 3:45pm

  • Thursday : (October 1 - March 31) 8:00am - 2:45pm

 

Road Test Scheduling:
  • BY PHONE ONLY - 1-518-402-2100 (24 hours day / 7 days week)

  • Location of Road Test and directions to location will be given when appointment is made.

  • All-CDL must go to office, pay $40.00 road test fee, customer will be given receipt with phone number to call and schedule road test.

  • To Cancel Road Test, call number above.  (CDL must cancel 72 hours before test)

Road Test Scheduling:
  • BY PHONE ONLY - 1-518-402-2100 (24 hours day / 7 days week)

  • Location of Road Test and directions to location will be given when appointment is made.

  • All-CDL must go to office, pay $40.00 road test fee, customer will be given receipt with phone number to call and schedule road test.

  • To Cancel Road Test, call number above.  (CDL must cancel 72 hours before test)

Other Testing Information:
  • Written Test also available in Spanish.

  • Oral Test Available - Hours: 

    • Non-CDL - 9:00AM - 10:30AM and 2:30PM - 3:30PM - M, Tu, W, F

    • CDL - 9:00AM - 10:30AM - M, Tu, W, F

Permit Types Issued Locally:
  • Operator Class D - passenger cars and light trucks drivers over age 18.

  • Taxi and Livery Class E - for-hire vehicles, less than 10 passengers must be over age 18.

  • Junior Operator Class DJ - drivers under age 18, with restrictions, please visit
    Learner Permits and Junior Licenses

  • Motorcycle Class M - motorcycles.

  • Junior Motorcycles Class MJ - for motorcycle drivers under age 18, with restrictions, please visit Learner Permits and Junior Licenses

  • Non-CDL Class C - for vehicles over 18,000 lbs. up to 26,000 lbs. (minimum age 18).

  • Commercial Class A, B and C - for trucks 26,001 lbs. or more and buses (minimum age 21). There are endorsements and restrictions depending on type of vehicle driven and cargo. For complete information on Commercial Driver Licenses (CDLs), consult the NYS Commercial Driver Manual, available from DMV.

Directions to Office:
  • Traveling from the north or south on Route 9, the DMV office is located at the corner of Margaret and Cornelia Streets, on the first floor of the Clinton County Government Center.

  • From I-87 north or south, use Exit 37, turn onto Cornelia Street and continue to the corner of Margaret Street.

Additional Information: