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Erie County DMV Office (Buffalo) of Buffalo, New York

170 Pearl St. Rath Building

Buffalo, NY 14203

DMV Phone Number

(716) 858-7450
DMV Office Information

Services Provided at this DMV

  • Licensing:
    1. Driver's License
    2. Identification Cards
    3. Written Test
    4. Road Test
    5. Commercial
    6. CDL Written
  • Registration:
    1. Registration
    2. Titling
    3. Plates
  • Disabled Services:
    1. Disabled Parking

Notes: Permit tests can be taken up to an hour before closing. CDL permit tests can be taken up to 2 hours before closing.

Online Services

DMV Office Hours

Daily Hours:
    • Monday
    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
    • 8:30am  -4:15pm
    • 8:30am  -4:15pm
    • 8:30am  -4:15pm
    • 8:30am  -4:15pm
    • 8:30am  -4:15pm
Please Note:

We do our best to keep the DMV hours and days of operation up to date. These can change frequently, We suggest confirming with your local office before your visit.

Make an Appointment

Permit & escort vehicle tests - 8:30 - 3:30.
CDL tests 8:30 - 3:15.
Non CDL oral tests by appointment.
CDL oral tests tape recorder only 8:30 - 2:30.
No escort oral exams.
Enforcement 8:30 - 3:30.
EDL transactions - 8:30 - 4:15.
Dealer - motorcycle, plates & transporter 8:30 - 4:15.

DMV Holidays

New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas
This office may also close for other holidays including Election Day and the days after Thanksgiving and Christmas. Call the office to verify hours of operation or open/closed status.

DMV Payment Options

  • - Cash
  • - Credit Card
  • - Money Order
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