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GNWT extends expirations on driver’s licences, general identification cards, and motor vehicle certificates of registration

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — April 2, 2020

Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the Government of Northwest Territories’ (GNWT) Driver and Vehicle Services has extended expiration dates on Northwest Territories (NWT) driver’s licences, general identification cards and motor vehicle certificate of registrations. 
  • Any NWT driver’s licence or general identification card that expires during the period of March 31, 2020, to May 31, 2020, will remain valid until June 1, 2020.  
  • Private motor vehicle certificates of registration that expire on March 31, April 30, or May 31, 2020, will remain valid until June 1, 2020.
  • Motor vehicle certificates of registration for construction vehicles, dealer inventory vehicles, government vehicles, rental vehicles,  school buses, and society vehicles that expired on March 31, 2020, will remain valid until June 1, 2020.
Clients can renew their driver’s licences, general identification cards and vehicle certificates of registration online at www.idmv.inf.gov.nt.ca. For online support, contact: 1-844-368-4698 For general inquiries, please email dvlicensing@gov.nt.ca or call 1-888-803-8773   Links:   Driver and Vehicle Services   Infrastructure COVID-19 Updates   Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)       For media requests related to COVID-19 Contact: 
Cabinet Communications 
Government of the Northwest Territories 
presssecretary@gov.nt.ca