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OMV temporary changes amid COVID-19 situation

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Posted at 5:27 PM, Mar 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-13 18:27:13-04

Several changes have been made for the Office of Motor Vehicles in Governor John Bel Edwards CORVID-19 Proclamations.

The changes are to help Louisiana residents during the coronavirus pandemic.

The changes are below:

  • Late fees for driver's license which would be charged beginning on March 9, 2020, through May 10, 2020, are suspended until May 20, 2020.
  • The three-day period mandated to appear at an Office of Motor Vehicle field office for a notice of violation served on or after March 9, 2020, but before May 10, 2020, are suspended until May 13, 2020.
  • The expiration date of temporary registration plates which expired on or before March 9, 2020, is suspended until May 10, 2020.
  • The expiration date of license plates which expired on or after March 9, 2020, but before May 10, 2020, is suspended until May 10, 2020.
  • The notice of default issued on or after March 9, 2020, but before May 15, 2020, is suspended, and the notices will not be issued until after May 15, 2020.
  • The expiration date of an apportioned registration issued under the International Registration Plan which expires March 31, 2020, is suspended and the expiration date is extended to May 31, 2020.
  • The period to request an administrative hearing which expired on or after March 9, 2020, but before May 10, 2020, are suspended and extended until June 10, 2020.
  • The sixty-day delay for the Department to submit the administrative hearing record to the Division of Administrative for an arrest which occurred on or after March 9, 2020, but before May 10, 2020, is extended until August 8, 2020.
  • Office of Motor Vehicles may offer services by remote customer services agent interaction in current Office of Motor Vehicles office locations.

Read the whole proclamation below: