DMVs in Providence County, Rhode Island

There are 2 DMVs in Providence County, Rhode Island, serving a population of 633,704 people in an area of 410 square miles. There is 1 DMV per 316,852 people, and 1 DMV per 204 square miles.

In Rhode Island, Providence County is ranked 4th of 5 counties in DMVs per capita, and 4th of 5 counties in DMVs per square mile.

List of Providence County DMVs

Find Providence County, Rhode Island DMV, BMV, bureau of motor vehicles, motor vehicle department, driver services, and title & tag agency.

Cranston Headquarters 600 New London Avenue Cranston, RI

Woonsocket DMV Office 217 Pond Street Woonsocket, RI

About Providence County DMV

The Providence 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 Providence County, RI. The Providence County DMV/BMV may be part of a larger department, such as the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, the Rhode Island Transportation Department, or the Rhode Island Department of Revenue. In addition to core DMV programs and services, the Providence 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 Providence County DMV appointments
  • How to get a Rhode Island driver's license
  • Renewing Rhode Island driver's licenses
  • Scheduling driving permit and road tests
  • Motor vehicle registrations, tags, and titles

Providence County Motor Vehicle Statistics

Find Providence County Vehicles Available by Household Status and Number of Vehicles per Household. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Providence County Vehicles Available by Household Status
 Providence CountyRhode Island
Total Vehicles370,501692,056
Owner Occupied Households Vehicles250,668502,618
Renter Occupied Households Vehicles119,833189,438
Providence County Number of Vehicles per Household
 Providence CountyRhode Island
No Vehicle Available29,608 (12.4%)39,631 (9.6%)
1 Vehicle Available93,549 (39.3%)148,749 (36.2%)
2 Vehicles Available81,024 (81,024.0%)151,870 (151,870.0%)
3 or More Vehicles available33,990 (14.3%)70,635 (17.2%)