DMVs in Washington County, Rhode Island

There are 2 DMVs in Washington County, Rhode Island, serving a population of 126,190 people in an area of 330 square miles. There is 1 DMV per 63,095 people, and 1 DMV per 164 square miles.

In Rhode Island, Washington County is ranked 2nd of 5 counties in DMVs per capita, and 3rd of 5 counties in DMVs per square mile.

List of Washington County DMVs

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

Wakefield DMV Office 4808 Tower Hill Road South Kingstown, RI

Westerly DMV Office 45 Broad Street Westerly, RI

About Washington County DMV

The Washington 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 Washington County, RI. The Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington 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

Washington County Motor Vehicle Statistics

Find Washington 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.

Washington County Vehicles Available by Household Status
 Washington CountyRhode Island
Total Vehicles97,084692,056
Owner Occupied Households Vehicles78,894502,618
Renter Occupied Households Vehicles18,190189,438
Washington County Number of Vehicles per Household
 Washington CountyRhode Island
No Vehicle Available2,229 (4.5%)39,631 (9.6%)
1 Vehicle Available13,865 (28.2%)148,749 (36.2%)
2 Vehicles Available20,983 (20,983.0%)151,870 (151,870.0%)
3 or More Vehicles available12,034 (24.5%)70,635 (17.2%)