The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Driver and Vehicle Services, also known as PennDOT, provides a variety of different driver services for the residents of the state. They can be reached at 800-932-4600 or online at www.dmv.state.pa.us. If your calling from out-of-state please dial 717-412-5300 and the PennDOT general mailing address is:
Pennsylvania Department Of Transportation
1101 South Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104
The following online services are available:
Renew Your Vehicle/Trailer Registration
Change Address on Your Vehicle/Trailer Registration
Request Your VR Restoration Requirements Letter
Personalized (Vanity) License Plate Availability
Renew Your Driver’s License (DL)/Photo ID Card
Change Address on Your DL/Photo ID Card
Pay Your DL Restoration Fee
Request Your DL Restoration Requirements Letter
Schedule Your Driver’s Test or Special Points Exam
The site is simple to use and most documents on www.dmv.state.pa.us require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print.
To perform a vehicle transaction online you will need: the first eight digits of your title number, your plate number, your driver license number, a valid form of payment, proof of insurance information and a working printer. Forms of payments that are accepted include credit or debit cards issued by Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Once you have registered online it will take approximately 10 business days to receive your card in the mail. If you need a duplicate registration card and/or renewal sticker you must complete form (Form MV-44) ‘Application for Duplicate Registration, Replacement of Registration Plate, Renewal Sticker or Weight Class Sticker or Transfer of Registration’. The form should only take a few minutes to file.
All forms associated with PennDOT can be found here. Some examples of commonly used forms include: DL-58EF Application for replacement of valid without photo license with a photo license upon return of the driver to Pennsylvania, Initial Non-Commercial Learner’s Permit Application and the Non-commercial driver’s license renewal application DL-143.