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Motor Vehicle Branch

The McKenzie Motor Vehicle Branch Office provides a variety of motor vehicle services including new titles, title transfers, duplicate titles, vehicle registration renewals and changes, temporary operating permits and handicap placards.


·        Duplicate titles WITHOUT a lienholder noted in the motor vehicle system will be printed same visit and given to the owner only

·        Duplicate titles WITH a lienholder not released in the motor vehicle system will require a lien release and be mailed to the owner in 4-5 weeks

·        New Titles without a lienholder will be printed the same day and those with a lienholder will be mailed to the lienholder.

Hours of Operation: 

8:00 AM - 3:30 PM - For all vehicle processing

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM - Registration renewals and changes only

The office closes at 4:00 PM

Motor Vehicle Branch


Motor Vehicle Branch
201 5th St NW
Suite 510
Watford City, ND 58854

Lori Stueber, Manager
FAX: 701-842-2307

McKenzie County

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