TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Did you know there is no "DMV" in Arizona? It's true, in Arizona it's known as the Motor Vehicle Division – or MVD for short – and it's part of the larger Arizona Department of Transportation.
That's important to customers for a big reason: Doing a web search using "DMV" will often direct you to websites that aren't affiliated with Arizona's MVD. That's why Arizona drivers who need to renew their registration, order a specialty plate, file a sold notice, get a replacement driver license or ID and many other transactions available online should only use ServiceArizona.com.
"ServiceArizona.com is a great way to get people out of line and safely on the road because it's available to people 24 hours a day, every day of the year," MVD Director Eric Jorgensen said.
Some unauthorized websites go beyond claiming to offer a service. There are sites that are merely attempts to obtain sensitive personal information that can be used to commit fraud or identity theft. Additionally, MVD does not offer services through phone solicitation. The only legitimate sources for MVD customer transactions are ServiceArizona.com, MVD offices, U.S. mail and Authorized Third Party offices.
MVD maintains a website for general inquires and frequently asked questions at azdot.gov/mvd.
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