YELLOW: Area drivers license centers to open on May 16

PennDOT is reopening additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties.  The following driver license centers will reopen with limited services beginning Saturday, May 16: 

  • Washington Driver and Photo License Center, 250 Oak Spring Road, Washington;
  • Allison Park Driver and Photo License Center, 1701 Duncan Avenue, Allison Park;
  • Johnstown Driver and Photo License Center, 563 Walters Avenue, Johnstown;
  • Butler Driver and Photo License Center, 356 Point Plaza, Butler; and
  • Somerset Driver and Photo License Center, 5593 Glades Pike, Somerset.

Hours of operation at the above locations will be Tuesday through Saturday from 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM. Wednesday and Thursday between 8:30 AM and 10:30 AM will be designated times for customers 60 years or older.

As the Driver License Centers open, they will offer limited services. Customers will be able to obtain the following services as they plan their visit to one of these centers:

  • Commercial Driver License (CDL) transactions, including renewals, replacements, Medical Examiner’s Certificates (MECs), date of proof transactions, Hazardous Material Recertifications, and related transactions;
  • Initial issuance transactions, including out-of-state transfers, ID card issuance, and related transactions;
  • Photo license services;
  • Driver license restoration services that cannot be completed online or via mail;
  • Medical-related testing; and
  • Non-U.S. citizen transaction processing

In all reopened driver license centers, the following COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place:

  • Customers will be prescreened and asked brief questions regarding any potential symptoms of COVID-19;
  • Customers will be required to wear masks while in the facility;
  • Seating will be reduced at all Driver License Centers to make social distancing easier to maintain six feet distances between each seat;
  • The number of customers will be limited to correspond with available counter stations and available seating in the customer waiting area only;
  • Admittance to the facility will be limited to only the customer requiring service, unless assistance is needed by an accompanying person;
  • Plexiglass sneeze guards have been installed at each counter to protect customers and employees;
  • Cleaning protocols have been enhanced to sanitize facilities on an ongoing basis; and
  • Markings on floors have been added to assist with social distancing along with signage to communicate special instructions to customers. 

As PennDOT reopens driver license and photo license centers, services will be in high demand, and customers should expect longer than normal waits