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OMV is extending call center hours for license reinstatement services

LA Office of Motor Vehicles experiencing statewide outages
Posted at 4:40 PM, Mar 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-28 17:40:16-04

The Louisiana OMV Call Center is extending hours for license reinstatement services.

According to the OMV, the Call Center will remain open until 6:30 p.m. on weeknights, until further notice. The change in times is due to a high volume of customers seeking driver’s license reinstatement services.

The OMV Call Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Customers can reach an OMV agent by dialing (225) 925-6146 and selecting option three. The extended hours from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. are reserved for driver’s license reinstatement services only. All other call center services are available during normal business hours only.

Driver’s license reinstatement transactions are not available at OMV field offices.

The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles can process reinstatements in the following ways:

  1. Phone: OMV Call Center - (225) 925-6146 (Option 3).
  2. Mail: Office of Motor Vehicles, P.O. Box 64886, Baton Rouge, LA 70896
  3. Public Tag Agent (PTA): PTAs can perform limited reinstatement transactions.
  4. Online: Visit, select “Contact Us” and choose Installment Agreement, Driver’s License Suspension Information or Insurance Revocations/Violations as inquiry type.

Customers are encouraged to check their driver’s license status at regarding flags, blocks, suspensions or disqualifications.

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