Louisiana OMV resumes normal business hours for the call center

Louisiana OMV resumes normal business hours for the call center

Reinstatement services through the OMV call center are available by phone Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The extended hours for reinstatement from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. are no longer available. Driver’s license reinstatement transactions cannot be processed at OMV field offices.

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) -Beginning Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles call center will resume normal business hours for customers seeking driver’s license reinstatement services.


  • Phone: OMV Call Center, (225) 925-6146 (Option 3)Mail: OMV Mail Center, P.O. Box 64886, Baton Rouge, LA 70896Public Tag Agents (PTA): PTAs can perform limited reinstatement transactions. Visit www.expresslane.org for a complete list of PTAs.

  • Reinstatement can only be processed in the following ways:

Eligible customers can process the following additional online services at expresslane.org:

Customers are encouraged to check their driver’s license status at expresslane.org to view any flags, blocks, suspensions, or disqualifications that would prevent a driver’s license or vehicle registration transaction from being processed. If a customer has flags on their record, they must clear those flags before obtaining any OMV service.

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