Need to renew your license or registration? Stop in at any local Department of Motor Vehicle office. For even greater convenience, when you receive your renewal notice from New York State, simply fill out the enclosed forms, make out your payment check to "Dutchess County Clerk", and mail the pink envelope to:
Dutchess County Clerk
22 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Why? Because Dutchess County receives 12.7% of each transaction: generating revenue for the county, keeping your local taxes down. Several years ago, New York State took over renewals, costing the county over $150,000 in lost revenue per year. You can help us recapture that money.
When you "RENEW LOCAL FIRST", you