Department of Motor Vehicle
This is probably the most familiar office in the county building. The DMV, a department under the auspice of the County Clerks Office, provides many and varied services
Due to the high volume of calls, we ask that you please leave a message and we will return your call to schedule an appointment as soon as we can.
The forms necessary can be printed from the following DMV website https://dmv.ny.gov/registration/how-register-vehicle or printed from the Schuyler County DMV page.
Please mail in the following to register your vehicle;
- DTF-802 and Bill of Sale
- Proof of Insurance
- Copy of your driver’s license
- Blank, signed check
- A prepaid, self-addressed, large, envelope for the return of your plates and receipt.
- Anyone submitting plate surrenders must include $1 and a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of your receipt.
Methods of Renewal
I encourage you to renew your registration in our office, mail them here at:
Schuyler County Dept. of Motor Vehicles
105 Ninth St. Unit 8
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
You may also use the drop-off box located to the right of the entrance. When you renew locally instead of mailing them to Albany, 12.7% of that renewal fee stays here in Schuyler County.