Forms and Publications

Many forms require signatures from a Notary Public or a DMV representative to be valid. These may be filled out in advance, but you must wait to sign and date them until you are actually at the Notary or DMV Office.

Download Adobe Reader or use other PDF software to view PDF forms. Most DMV forms can be saved and filled out on your computer.

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Payment Authorization Form (ADM 205)
Authorizes the DMV to charge your credit or debit card for license or registration fees.

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Driver License Forms

Visit Commercial Driver Licensing for CDL forms.



Restricted Licenses, Suspensions and Revocations


See Proof of Identity and Residency for the documents you need to apply for an original license or ID

Vehicle Registration Forms

Vehicle Registration

Fees and Tax Exemptions

See Nevada County Assessors to apply for tax exemptions for veterans, surviving spouses and the blind.

License Plates

See License Plates for all plate-related forms.


See Insurance for details. Most insurance issues can be handled online or by phone without a DMV office visit.


See Fleets for information and forms on self-insurance.

Vehicle Ownership Forms

Vehicle Ownership

Estates and Trusts


Salvage, Rebuilt, Constructed and Non-Repairable Vehicles

Repossessions and Liens

Miscellaneous Forms


DMV Licensees & ID Theft

The DMV Compliance Enforcement Division (CED) accepts complaints against auto dealers, lessors, emissions stations, driving schools and other businesses which are regulated by the DMV.

CED also investigates identity theft and other cases involving fraud, misuse or theft regarding DMV processes or related documents.

See Compliance Enforcement Complaints to file your case online or with paper forms.

Other Complaints and Reports


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