Kingston, NY – Following guidance changes for COVID-19 quarantine requirements from New York State Department of Health, Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack will reopen the Department of Motor Vehicles to in-person transactions on Monday, January 4, 2021.     

The New York State Department of Health, following guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), has amended the quarantine time period for individuals exposed to COVID-19 from 14 days to 10 days following the last exposure if no symptoms are reported during the quarantine.  These updated guidelines will allow the Ulster County Department of Motor Vehicles to reopen January 4 instead of January 7, 2021.  

“We are happy to be able to provide these essential services to our community,” stated County Clerk Postupack.  “All precautions have been taken to ensure the health and safety of the public and our staff as we reopen.”

Ulster County residents can make an appointment for DMV services starting January 4th by visiting clerk.ulstercountyny.gov/countyclerk/motor-vehicles and clicking the “Make an Appointment” link.  When arriving at the Ulster County Office Building for your appointment, please enter through the front door only.  Masks are required.  Entry into the Motor Vehicle office is limited to individuals completing DMV transactions, unless accompanying a minor or if an additional person is needed to complete the transaction.  While in the building, please follow proper social distancing protocols.

For further information, please contact Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack at (845) 340-3040 or countyclerk[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us.