Shelby County DMV

Find Shelby County Alabama DMV, BMV, bureau of motor vehicles, motor vehicle department, driver services, and title & tag agency. DMVs provide information on vehicle registration, driver licenses, and driver insurance, road driving tests, and driving permit exams.


Columbiana Driver's License Office 104 Depot Street Columbiana AL 35051 205-669-2614


Pelham Driver's License Office 1022 County Services Drive Pelham AL 35124 205-620-5891

Shelby-Columbiana Tag & Title Office 104 Depot Street Columbiana AL 35051 205-669-3905

Shelby-Inverness Tag & Title Office 104 Inverness Corners Birmingham AL 35242 205-670-6824

Shelby-Pelham Tag & Title Office 1018 County Services Drive Pelham AL 35124 205-620-6600

About Shelby County DMV

The Shelby County Department of Motor Vehicles, also known as the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), is a government agency that is responsible for issuing driver's licenses, collecting fuel taxes, administering vehicle titling and registration, and enforcing vehicle safety and emissions requirements in Shelby County, AL. The Shelby County DMV/BMV may be part of a larger department, such as the Alabama Department of Public Safety, the Alabama Transportation Department, or the Alabama Department of Revenue. In addition to core DMV programs and services, the Shelby County DMV offers special parking permits for the disabled and IDs for non-drivers that can be used as valid photo identification.

Interested parties may contact the DMV/BMV for questions about:
  • Making Shelby County DMV appointments
  • How to get a Alabama driver's license
  • Renewing Alabama driver's licenses
  • Scheduling driving permit and road tests
  • Motor vehicle registrations, tags, and titles
Shelby County Driver's Licenses

The Shelby County Department of Motor Vehicles educates the public on laws regarding the Alabama driving age, temporary and learners permits, and restrictions on new drivers, especially teen drivers. DMVs also provide information about AL commercial driver's licenses and related training, AL motorcycle licenses safety classes, and insurance requirements.

Alabama Traffic Tickets, Points & Penalties

The Shelby County DMV tracks individual traffic violations through a points system whereby traffic violations result in points imposed on the Alabama driver's license. The number of points depends on the severity of the violations. The accumulation of driving points on the license may lead to temporary or permanent loss of the AL driver's license and can adversely affect automobile insurance costs.

Shelby County DMV Online Services

The Shelby County DMV or BMV may offer online services for Shelby County residents to register or renew registrations and licenses. Online services provide access to information regarding Shelby County driver testing requirements, applications for licenses, registration renewal dates, AL emissions testing requirements, and Shelby County emissions test locations.