How to Check Out at the DMV Like a Boss

Vehicle registrations, address changes, driver history reports, duplicate licenses and insurance updates. These are just a few examples of the many things we need the DMV for. The truth is, while we might view going to the DMV as just another check box on our to-do list, it’s an important part of getting where we’re going. With that in mind, let me tell you a little secret: there’s a simple way to stay on the go and save time at the DMV.

By using a “DMV in a Box” kiosk or the online tool MyDMV, you can take care of almost all your DMV needs, without ever stepping foot in one. Trust us—this is good news. So, don’t wait for your number to be called next time you need the DMV. Try these options and see what it’s like to feel like the boss.

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Check Out at Home with MyDMV

How great would it be if the DMV was open 24/7, with no wait? Turns out, that’s not far from the truth. When you set up an online account with MyDMV, you can take care of nearly all of the most common DMV transactions right from your own home.

There are 28 online services offered currently, including registration renewals on cars, trucks and off-highway vehicles, new vehicle registrations for vehicles purchased from a Nevada dealer, address changes, driver history reports, license duplicates, movement permits and registration cancelations, insurance updates and more. You can find the full list of services here.

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Check Out Instantly at a Kiosk

Sometimes it’s just easier to take care of things while you’re out and about. With 41 “DMV in a Box” kiosk locations scattered throughout Nevada, you can get instant results for many DMV needs without having to wait. These self-service kiosks not only update your records instantly, but they accept credit cards or checks as payment, and can print out duplicate registrations, duplicate decal/tags, driver history reports and more on the spot. Services are offered in both English and Spanish and some kiosks even take cash.

So, rather than visit the DMV, stop by a “DMV in a Box” kiosk to cut the wait and get back to the rest of your to-do list.  You can find a full list of all available kiosk locations here.