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DMV Unable to Process CDL Transactions this Friday, July 3, 2015

CRANSTON, RI - The Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles today announced that the Commercial Driver's License Information System, the federal computer system for commercial driver's licenses, will be down for required maintenance on Friday, July 3, 2015.

This maintenance will impact those Rhode Islanders who wish to process any commercial driver's license transactions on Friday, July 3, 2015. This will NOT affect regular driver's licenses - only commercial driver's licenses.

It is recommend that anyone needing to process a commercial driver's license transaction this week visit the DMV prior to Friday, July 3rd.

Also, as a reminder, the DMV is closed on Monday, July 6, 2015 in observance of the State Holiday but will reopen for regular business in all departments on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.
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Things to Know

License reinstatement are done through the Division of Motor Vehicles, Operator Control.

  • Reinstatement is done on a case-by-case basis. You may have fines that must be paid before reinstatement can be processed. A hearing officer will be able to assist you.
  • After reinstatement, to obtain your license, you must go to a DMV branch location with your reinstatement notice, one Identity Document, and Proof of Residency.
  • Costs are listed in the DMV Fee Table.