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department of motor vehicles

Every other U.S State has a Department of Motor Vehicle for the convenience of the residents of each state. Nebraska too is one of them. Being the 16th largest U.S State and a population of nearly 1.9 million, Nebraska has a DMV for the comfort of its citizens for applying for licenses, renewing or replacing old licenses, getting vehicle registration, paying fees and taxes on vehicles, etc. The Department of Motor Vehicles in Nebraska provides a number of services useful for the person who wants to own a vehicle, as well as useful for the government to keep a record of every vehicle registered and every driver licensed. In this article, we will briefly discuss the major services offered by Nebraska DMV.

What are the online services offered by Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicle?

There are a number of services offered by Nebraska DMV. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • Driver’s License: This includes Driver’s license new/renew/replace; Commercial Driver’s License(CDL) renew/replace; Change your address; State ID Card renew/replace; Check Driver’s License Status; Teen Driver Permit Application; Print/Reprint your 30 day temporary document (up to 30 days after issue date); Take a practice Driver Exam of Class O (Car); Take a Practice Commercial Driver Exam; Download the practice Driver Exam for Class O (Car); Pay a Traffic Ticket; Make an appointment for a Class O Drive Test.
  • Vehicle: This includes services like License Plate renewal/motor vehicle/boat registration; Specialty(Vanity) License Plates; Sign up for eNotice – Email/text reminders for motor vehicle/boat registration; Vehicle tax estimator; Handicap permits; Handicap Parking Permits (Med Professionals Only); Title Inquiry; Title/Lien Registration Records; Specialty Plate Order Status; Request for Fleet Account – Businesses owning 25 or more vehicles; create a username; report Sale of vehicle – Notice of Transfer; Log in to eDMV.
  • Motor Carriers Trucking: 72 Hour Fuel/Prorate (Trip) Permits; Premium Motor carrier services; IFTA services; IRP services; Over-weight Over-dimensional Permits; Unified Carrier Registration System (UCR); get started with Motor Carrier Services.
  • Driving Record: This includes purchasing a Driving record; Certified Driver record search; Driver Records search; Driver record administration system.
  • Reinstatement/Ignition Interlock: Check Driver’s License Status; Check reinstatement requirements; Pay reinstatement fees; Check Ignition interlock eligibility/application; Ignition Interlock Permit.

How to apply for Driver’s License and renewal in Nebraska DMV and what are the eligibility criteria for the same?

Driver’s License is basically a License to operate a car, motorcycle or commercial motor vehicle with the permit of government. It shows your eligibility to drive a vehicle. 

To apply for a Driver’s License you need to have a School Permit and Learner’s Permit for at least two months; you are at least 14 years two months old and under age of 16 years and 3 months; and have successfully completed a DMV-approved driver safety course. You will be able to obtain a Provisional Operator’s License at least 60 days from your 16th birthday and under age of 18. And finally then you can obtain a Driver’s License when you have held your provisional operator’s permit for at least 12 months; you are at least 17 years of age; and have not accumulated three or more points on your driving record during the previous 12 month period.

You can apply for or renew your Driver’s License by following these easy steps:

  1. Complete the Data Form: You may download this form and complete it https://dmv.nebraska.gov/sites/dmv.nebraska.gov/files/doc/dls/forms/classoidform.pdf 
  2. Bring all the required Documents
  3. Pass a Vision Test
  4. Pass a Written Test
  5. Get Learner Permit (Optional)
  6. Pass the Drive Test: The drive test is waived off if you have taken a DMV-approved course.
  7. Pay the fees: $ 26.50 for a 5-year license.
  8. Get a 30-day receipt.

You can renew your license only if your license is expiring prior to your 72nd birthday; you have not obtained more than two replacements in the last five years. 

What are the documents required for Driver’s License?

There are a number of documents required while applying for Driver’s License. Some of them are listed below:

  1. Valid U.S Citizenship or Proof of Lawful Status and U.S. based Identity Verification.
  2. Principal Address in Nebraska (at least two documents required)
  3. Proof of Social Security Number or Proof of Exemption.
  4. A certified Birth Certificate issued by State govt. office.
  5. A valid, unexpired U.S. passport.
  6. A valid Permanent Resident Card.
  7. W-2 Form.
  8. SSA – 1099 Form.

What are the vehicle registration documents requirement in Nebraska DMV?

Vehicles can be registered for the first time in Nebraska online as well as via mail. There are some documents required for the same. 

  • Proof of excise or sales tax being paid.
  • A copy of lease agreement (signed), if the motor vehicle is a leased vehicle.
  • Proof of Insurance or Financial Responsibility. The proof must be an original document.
  • Registration document that is expiring (for renewal of registration)
  • Motor Vehicle tax
  • Motor Vehicle fees
  • NE Registration fees: $15 for passenger cars and leased vehicles.

Motor Vehicle and boat registrations can be done online by visiting the website https://www.nebraska.gov/dmv/vtr/start.cgi or via mail or in-person.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How can I view all the online services available in Nebraska DMV?

You can visit https://dmv.nebraska.gov/ for viewing all the online services available in Nebraska DMV.

If I have changed my name can I renew my registration online?

No, you need a new certificate of title for your vehicle issued and then you can renew your vehicle registration online.

Can I renew my Driver’s License online?

Yes, you can renew your Driver’s License online. You can check your eligibility criteria for the same, here https://www.nebraska.gov/dmv/dlr/index.cgi 

Can I obtain a copy of my Driver’s record online?

Yes, you can get a copy of your Driver’s record online with the help of Nebraska’s DMV online services.

DMV Offices in Nebraska

York County Courthouse in YorkKimball County Courthouse in Kimball
Saline County Courthouse in WilberBuffalo County Courthouse in Kearney
Cuming County Courthouse in West PointChase County Courthouse in Imperial
Wayne County Courthouse in WayneGrant County Courthouse in Hyannis
Saunders County Courthouse in WahooPhelps County Courthouse in Holdrege
Cherry County Courthouse in ValentineDriver’s License Testing Station in Nebraska
McPherson County Courthouse in TryonThayer County Courthouse in Hebron
Hitchcock County Courthouse in TrentonHayes County Courthouse in Hayes Center
Thomas County Courthouse in ThedfordAdams County Courthouse in Hastings
Burt County Courthouse in TekamahCedar County Courthouse in Hartington
Johnson County Courthouse in TecumsehSioux County Courthouse in Harrison
Loup County Courthouse in TaylorBanner County Courthouse in Harrisburg
Frontier County Courthouse in StockvilleGreeley County Courthouse in Greeley
Logan County Courthouse in StapletonPerkins County Courthouse in Grant
Stanton County Courthouse in StantonHall County Courthouse in Grand Island
Keya Paha County Courthouse in SpringviewScotts Bluff County Administration Office in Gering
Cheyenne County Courthouse in SidneyFillmore County Courthouse in Geneva
Seward County Courthouse in SewardNance County Courthouse in Fullerton
Colfax County Courthouse in SchuylerDodge County Courthouse in Fremont
Howard County Courthouse in Saint PaulFranklin County Courthouse in Franklin
Sheridan County Courthouse in RushvilleJefferson County Courthouse in Fairbury
Webster County Courthouse in Red CloudGosper County Courthouse in Elwood
Dixon County Courthouse in PoncaRichardson County Courthouse in Douglas
Cass County Courthouse in PlattsmouthButler County Courthouse in David City
Pierce County Courthouse in PiercePlatte County Courthouse in Columbus
Thurston County Courthouse in PenderClay County Courthouse in Clay Center
Pawnee County Courthouse in Pawnee CityDeuel County Courthouse in Chappell
Sarpy County Courthouse in PapillionDawes County Courthouse in Chadron
Garden County Courthouse in OshkoshMerrick County Courthouse in Central City
Polk County Courthouse in OsceolaKnox County Courthouse in Center
Valley County Courthouse in OrdBoyd County Courthouse in Butte
Holt County Courthouse in OneillGarfield County Courthouse in Burwell
Driver’s license Station in OmahaCuster County Courthouse in Broken Bow
Douglas County Courthouse in OmahaMorrill County Courthouse in Bridgeport
Keith County Courthouse in OgallalaBlaine County Courthouse in Brewster
Lincoln County Courthouse in North PlatteWashington County Courthouse in Blair
Driver’s License Testing Station in North PlatteDundy County Courthouse in Benkelman
Nuckolls County Courthouse in NelsonFurnas County Courthouse in Beaver City
Antelope County Courthouse in NelighGage County Courthouse in Beatrice
Otoe County Courthouse in Nebraska CityRock County Courthouse in Bassett
Hooker County Courthouse in MullenWheeler County Courthouse in Bartlett
Kearney County Courthouse in MindenHamilton County Courthouse in Aurora
Red Willow County Courthouse in MC CookNemaha County Courthouse in Auburn
Madison County CourthouseArthur County Courthouse in Arthur
Sherman County Courthouse in Loup CityHarlan County Courthouse in Alma
Express Station in Lincoln, NebraskaBox Butte County Courthouse in Alliance
Driver’s License Testing Station in LincolnBoone County Courthouse in Albion
Dawson County Courthouse in LexingtonBrown County Courthouse in Ainsworth

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