Bend, Redmond, Prineville DMV offices closed due to poor air quality
(Update: Bend, Redmond offices also closed)
SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) -- The Bend, Redmond and Prineville DMV offices closed Tuesday morning due to air quality measurements.
If you have an appointment this week, and your office is closed, the appointment must be rescheduled. DMV will contact you to reschedule your appointment.
We apologize for the short notice. DMV is sending email to customers whose appointments are canceled and to those whose appointments might be canceled.
If you have a DMV appointment this week or even next week, please check your office’s status at OregonDMV.com before you go.
DMV2U.Oregon.gov is open 24/7 for services that can be done online.
DMV call centers and most offices including headquarters in Salem will be closed again Tuesday because of hazardous indoor air quality. Some offices may reopen during the day or later this week when air quality improves.
Due to heavy wildfire smoke affecting nearly every part of the state, air conditions are not safe for customers and employees inside most DMV buildings. Air quality outdoors and driving conditions are so hazardous that the safest option for Oregonians who are not evacuating is to stay indoors.
DMV call centers may not reopen until next week. When they reopen they may not be fully staffed. Even fully staffed, they are already very busy due to the COVID-19 backlog.