Compliance Enforcement Division

The Compliance Enforcement Division (CED) is the DMV's law enforcement agency. It has sworn officers, non-sworn investigators, VIN inspectors and business licensing staff.
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Complaints & ID Theft

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CED accepts complaints against auto dealers and other DMV-licensed businesses. We also assist in helping customers combat identity theft involving a Nevada driver's license or Nevada ID card.


File your case online! Or, you may complete a paper form.

Licensee Complaints

The DMV investigates violations of vehicle sales laws and other violations committed by licensees such as dealers, repair garages, emissions stations and driving schools.

Please review “WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE FILING A COMPLAINT” carefully before you file.

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The Department of Motor Vehicles DOES NOT represent private citizens seeking return of money or other personal remedies as a result of contractual disputes or civil actions.

Identity Theft

Contact your local law enforcement if you believe you have been a victim of identity theft.

If your Nevada driver's license information has been misused, file a complaint with the DMV. A police report is not required but is strongly encouraged.

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For more information regarding identify theft, please visit the Nevada Attorney General Identity Theft Program.

The Federal Trade Commission also has advice on specific steps you can take if you are a victim of identity theft.

Visit Nevada Consumer Affairs for information on fraud in other areas such as finance, real estate and Internet scams.

Compliance Enforcement Office Locations

These offices are for Compliance Enforcement business only.

For all other DMV issues, please call one of the main numbers as listed in Office Locations or Contact Us.

Carson City

555 Wright Way
Carson City, NV 89711
(775) 684-4790
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Las Vegas

8250 W. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89147
(702) 486-8626
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9155 Double Diamond Pkwy.
Reno, NV 89521
(775) 684-3562
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Other Resources

  • Public Hearings, Boards & Committees

    Public Hearings, Boards & Committees

    See Public Hearings, Boards and Committees for legal notices on proposed regulatory changes for licensees.

    The DMV provides support for the Advisory Committee on Control of Emissions from Motor Vehicles and the Automotive Affairs Advisory Board.

    Our Motor Vehicle Laws page has links to Nevada statutes and administrative code.

  • Smog Spotter Hot line

    Smog Spotter Hot line

    The Nevada DMV operates the Smog Spotter program to encourage the public to report smoking vehicles online or by telephone. Visit or call (844) END-SMOG (844-363-7664).

    Be a Smog Spotter and report smoking vehicles. The DMV will investigate reports on any vehicle with a Nevada registration, including heavy-duty diesel trucks and vehicles based in rural areas.

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