Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of
Transportation (PennDOT) is implementing the following operational changes in
response to Governor Tom Wolf’s mitigation guidance regarding COVID-19.
All Driver License
Centers and Photo License Centers in Pennsylvania will be closed for two weeks effective close of business on Monday, March 16.
closures are in addition to those previously announced in Montgomery,
and Chester counties.
expiration dates for driver licenses, identification cards, vehicle
registrations, and safety and emission inspections will be extended:
licenses, photo ID cards and learner’s permits scheduled to expire from March
16, 2020 through March 31, 2020, the expiration date is now extended until
April 30, 2020.
Vehicle registrations, safety
inspections and emissions inspections scheduled to expire from March 16
through March 31, 2020, the expiration date is now extended until April
Persons with Disabilities
Parking Placards scheduled to expire from March 16 through March 31, 2020,
the expiration date is now extended until April 30, 2020.
extensions are in addition to those announced in Montgomery,
and Chester counties.
All PennDOT District
and County maintenance offices are closed. Additionally, construction projects
have been suspended in all counties until further notice, however PennDOT crews
are available to perform critical functions and emergency maintenance as needed.
All PennDOT rest areas
and welcome centers statewide will be closed to the public effective 12:01 AM Tuesday, March 17, 2020. These
rest area and welcome center closures are in addition to those previously
announced in Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks and Chester counties.
and rail services have also been adjusted. Please check local transit agencies
and Amtrak’s website for up-do-date
As a reminder,
customers may complete various transactions and access multiple resources via
the Driver and Vehicle Services website, www.dmv.pa.gov.
Driver and vehicle online services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a
week and include driver’s license, photo ID and vehicle registration renewals;
driver-history services; changes of address; driver license and vehicle
registration restoration letters; ability to pay driver license or vehicle
insurance restoration fee; driver license and photo ID duplicates; and driver
exam scheduling. There are no additional fees for using online services.
information is available at www.health.pa.gov.
For more information, visit www.dmv.pa.gov
MEDIA CONTACT: Alexis Campbell, 717-603-1815 or
Diego Sandino, 717-645-8296
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