Skip to main content
  • Coronavirus Hotline: 1-888-364-3065.
  • Sullivan County Emergency Community Assistance Hotline: 845-807-0925.
  • Sullivan County Public Health Services Info Line: 845-292-5910.
  • CLICK HERE for the latest updates and info on COVID-19 in Sullivan County
  • All Sullivan County Family Court Cases are adjourned until further notice. You will get notification by mail of your new court date.

Person driving on a road

Department of Motor Vehicles

Services Offered During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The following limited services will be offered by appointment to Sullivan County residents only:

  • Driving permits

  • CDL testing

  • CDL renewals

  • Non-driver ID’s

  • License renewals

To set up an appointment, call 845-794-3872 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Messages cannot be left at this number – only appointments made with a live operator will be accepted. Walk-ins CANNOT be serviced at DMV during this time.


Drop boxes are available in the Government Center vestibules.  Customers must use a face covering, maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet, and limit vestibule capacity to two individuals.

The following drop box and mail in services are available to Sullivan County residents only:

Department of Motor Vehicles:

  • The following transactions are allowed:
    • all vehicle registration activity
    • Renewals
    • license plate transfers
    • license plate surrenders ($1 cash)
    • sales tax transactions
  • Forms are available here: https://dmv.ny.gov/
  • DMV transactions can be dropped off in the DMV drop box or mailed in with the appropriate fee by check, cash or credit card (with a credit card authorization form completed). 
  • The DMV will mail back completed transactions, and some may require an additional mailing fee. If residents need a more timely return, then expedited mail will be available at an additional cost
  • DMV customers can use the new SC DMV Remote Transaction System for transaction assistance. Residents can email their completed paperwork directly to the DMV for review at SCNYDMV1@co.sullivan.ny.us. Once the paperwork is approved, residents can mail or put it in the DMV drop box for processing with the appropriate fee.

Acting as an agent for the state of New York, the Sullivan County Clerk administers the County's Motor Vehicle Bureau.

DMV Services and Information

  • Driver's Licenses, including EDL Licenses
  • Non-Driver Identification
  • Learner Permits
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Commercial Driver's Licenses (CDL)
  • Plate Surrender
  • Enforcement (Conditional and Restricted Licenses)

Registration renewals made easy by:

  1. Mailing to: 100 North Street, Monticello, NY 12701
  2. Visiting the mobile van (see local town clerk for scheduled days & hours)
  3. Box at entryway of DMV Monticello Office (No lines - No waiting)
  4. After hours of 4:15 pm and before 5:00 pm, leave at County Clerk main office for processing
By handling registration renewals and other transactions locally, Sullivan County receives 12.7% of transaction total - keep your tax dollars local!