Motor Vehicle Lobby is CLOSED
to the public but the services will still be provided.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Please call our office 701.444.3616,
for assistance for services during this time.
Motor vehicle paperwork can be mailed
to our office at:
McKenzie County MVB
201 5th St NW, Suite 510
Watford City ND 58854
Online renewals can be done at dot.nd.gov
On the home page, bottom left under Quick Links click Motor Vehicle Online Renewal
Closest Kiosk for vehicle registration renewals is
Cash Wise in Williston.
waived expiration dates for driver licenses & motor vehicle registrations
from March 1, 2020 until declared disaster has ended.
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