A DMV driving test appointment is required in Vermont if you need to take a driving exam for a Vermont drivers license, commercial drivers license or motorcycle license. Furthermore, the use of the DMV appointment system is required if you are applying for a learners permit or commercial learners permit and you need to take a written exam. Not only are you required to schedule an appointment for these services, but doing so saves you time at the DMV as you need not wait in line.

When you set a DMV online appointment, you will be given a range of times to select as well as two preferred test dates. The Vermont DMV will do all that it can to provide you with an appointment on the date and time that you selected. Not only can you submit your request online, but also by emailing or calling the Vermont DMV.

Driving Test Appointments in Vermont

You must make an appointment at a DMV in Vermont if you are required to complete a drivers license exam or commercial drivers license exam. This requirement includes motorcycle endorsement driving tests and written exams. Walk-in applicants will be turned away, making it imperative that you learn more about scheduling your appointment and what you will need to bring to your appointment with the DMV.

A drivers license appointment must be made with your local Vermont DMV if:

  • You are applying for a learners permit and you need to take a written exam.
  • You are applying for a commercial learners permit and you need to take a written exam.
  • You are applying for a first-time drivers license and you need to take a road test.
  • You are applying for a first-time commercial drivers license and you need to take a road test.
  • You are applying for a motorcycle license and you need to take a written exam or a road test.
  • You are a commercial drivers license holder and you need to take a written exam or a road test to add an additional endorsement to your existing license.

It is worth knowing that a drivers license appointment will not be required if you are new to Vermont and have a valid out-of-state drivers license or commercial drivers license that you wish to transfer to a Vermont license. In cases such as these, testing is not required.

Other Services Covered by the Vermont DMV Appointment System

The Vermont DMV appointment system can only be used when scheduling an appointment for a road test or a written exam. Written exams are available and required if:

  • You are applying for a learners permit or commercial learners permit.
  • You are applying for a motorcycle endorsement.
  • You are applying for additional commercial drivers license endorsements.

While there are some states that do offer scheduling for additional drivers license services, Vermont does not currently permit scheduling outside of written and road exams at this time.

How to Schedule a DMV Appointment in Vermont

The DMV appointment system in Vermont can be utilized either online, by email or by phone. It is generally considered easier to schedule online as this can be done without having to worry about the office hours of the DMV.

When you make an appointment at a DMV for a road test or written exam, you must be able to provide your full legal name, your email address, full date of birth, contact telephone number, where you wish to conduct your testing and the type of test that you need to complete. You will be asked to select a time of day in which you would be available with the following options:

  • 12 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

You must then provide your desired test date. You will not be permitted to select a weekend of a state holiday, as testing is only completed Monday through Friday. You will be required to complete a second desired test date, in the event that your first choice of a test date is not available.

When scheduling a drivers license appointment, the Vermont DMV will try its best to accommodate your scheduling request. If you make your request online or by email, you will receive an email confirmation from the DMV within two business days that will provide you with your appointment number, date and time. If for any reason the appointment time does not agree with your schedule, you must reschedule or cancel your appointment as soon as possible.

You may check a DMV appointment via email within two business days after receiving your appointment confirmation email. This email will provide you with the date and time that your appointment has been scheduled. If you cannot make the time or date that has been provided to you, then you will need to cancel or reschedule.

What to Bring to Your Vermont DMV Appointment

You can refer to the original confirmation email by the DMV to view appointment details or contact the Vermont DMV by phone. Review your appointment time carefully as you must be on time in order to avoid the rescheduling of your test. If you do not bring a completed application with you to your appointment, then you must arrive at least 15 minutes before your appointment time in order to allow yourself the time needed to complete the application.

For a DMV driving test appointment, it is important to ensure that you bring:

If your drivers license appointment is regarding a written exam, then be prepared to provide:

  • Proof of identity and age.
  • Proof of your lawful status within the United States, including U.S citizenship.
  • Proof of your Social Security Number.
  • Proof of your Vermont residency.

Proof of identity and age can be provided with numerous documents, such as a valid United States passport, a certified copy of your birth certificate, a certificate of naturalization or a certificate of citizenship.

You can satisfy your drivers license appointment lawful status requirements with the same documentation that is listed above for proof of identity and age. Your Social Security Number can be proven with your Social Security card, a W-2 form or a 1099 form.

When satisfying Vermont residency requirements, it is important that you bring two separate documents. Residency can be provided with numerous documents, including bank statements, lease agreements, mortgage statements, utility bills, auto insurance and homeowners insurance.

How to Cancel or Reschedule a DMV Appointment in Vermont

You will be given a DMV appointment number when requesting an appointment by phone or within two business days of submitting your request online. This appointment number can be used in place of your name should you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment.

To reschedule or cancel appointment DMV, you must contact the Vermont DMV either by email or by phone. It can take up to two business days to receive a response from the Vermont DMV if you choose to submit your request by email, therefore, it is strongly recommended that you make your request by phone if your current appointment is set within the next two business days.

Last updated on Tuesday, September 25 2018.