Beginning October 5, 2017, reservations will be required for most transactions in the Adjudication Office. The Adjudication Reservation Portal will be accessible to the public through the DMV website beginning September 28, 2017. Please click here for more information.
The Division of Motor Vehicles, Adjudication Office is located on the first floor of the DMV Headquarters, at 600 New London Ave, Cranston, RI 02920. The primary function of the Adjudication Office is to address license and registration suspensions in a timely and professional manner.
Upon arriving at the Adjudication Office, please check in at the service window to have your transaction reviewed. A numbered ticket will be issued for the next available Hearing Officer. Please be advised that some hearings may take longer than others. Your patience is greatly appreciated while waiting for the next available Hearing Officer.
In addition to license and registration suspensions, the Adjudication Office also provides information on out-of-state suspensions and suspensions that can be cleared by mail. It provides certified driving records, coordinates court ordered driver retraining, and oversees the Medical Advisory Board.
Driving violations and court hearings are addressed by the appropriate court of jurisdiction. The appropriate court of jurisdiction can be found on the bottom left hand side of the suspension order. If a suspension is from a municipal court you must contact the city or town from which the summons was issued.