Albany DMV Wait Times, Hours, and Information


855 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206


(518) 486-9786


Mon  8:30am - 4:00pm

Tue   8:30am - 4:00pm

Wed  8:30am - 4:00pm

Thu   10:00am - 6:00pm

Fri    8:30am - 4:00pm

Pro-tip: If you can wait a few days, it’s strongly recommended that you book an appointment. This is always faster than waiting in line.

Albany New York DMV Wait Times

Wait times at the Albany New York DMV can be very long. As part of our data collected, we regularly monitor and publish historical New York DMV wait times. When appointments are available, we always recommend booking an appointment ahead of time. If you need to go to the DMV ASAP as in the next few days, and you want to skip the line, we recommend booking a DMV line concierge.

🗓️ Appointment

15 - 30 minutes



60+ minutes


Disclaimer: As an independent third-party we have no control over DMV wait times. The Albany New York DMV office wait times are based on historical data we’ve collected from users just like you! Office wait times and availability change frequently. Please check directly with the Albany DMV office before planning your trip.

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