Joyce Costantini
DMV Supervisor


Location & Phone

56 Main Street
Owego, NY 13827

Main Phone:

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Closed Legal Holidays

Help Us Save Money

Each time you mail your motor vehicle registration renewals to Utica, NY, Tioga County is losing 12.7% on that transaction. To help keep the dollars in your local community, please re-address your registration renewal application (the pink return envelope) to:

Tioga County DMV
PO Box 307
Owego, NY 13827

Make your check payable to: Tioga County Clerk

The Department of Motor Vehicles - DMV is charged with issuing driver permits and licenses to both regular and commercial drivers. Conditional and restricted licenses are issued to people who have lost their privilege to drive. When customers process a license transaction, they can also register to vote. All types of registrations and plates can be obtained, including boats and snowmobiles. Official plates can be issued by this office, as well as the collection of motor vehicle sales tax.

The Tioga County Department of Motor Vehicle provides the following services:

  • Examinations and Issuance of Learners Permits for Class: A, B, C, D, DJ, M
    (actual licenses will be delivered via the US Mail)
  • Registration for vehicles, tractors, boat, snowmobiles, and trailers.
  • Renewal of vehicle registrations.
  • Car Dealer Transactions.
  • Reciprocity from another state.
  • Issuance of Enhanced Drivers Licenses and Non Driver ID.

Testing Hours:

Knowledge Tests D & M
Knowledge Tests CDL
Enhanced Driver License

9:00 - 4:00
9:00 - 3:00
9:00 - 3:00 (Including restricted and conditional)
9:00 - 3:00

All Enhanced Driver License and Real ID transactions must be started by 3:00 PM.

No first time application of Enhanced Driver Licenses or Real  ID are processed after 3:00 PM.

Please use this link DMV.NY.GOV/PROVEID to determine what documents you need to bring with you to the DMV for your Real ID or Enhanced Driver License. 

Although there are no computer transactions after 4:45 PM, we are available to answer questions and dispense forms until closing time.

New York State DMV:
For additional information please refer to the New York State DMV website.