The Lafayette Office of Motor Vehicles will be reopening today after being closed for the last week and a half.

Due to health safety precautions, the Lafayette and Bunkie locations were closed on Monday, January 4. However, the Bunkie location reopened on Wednesday, January 6.

There is a bit of a catch with the Lafayette OMV location reopening -- it'll be appointment only. Customers can schedule an appointment at

Additionally, reinstatement services are not available at OMV field offices. Reinstatements will only be provided via phone, mail, or a Public Tag Agency utilizing one of the following options:

  1. OMV Call Center: 225-925-6146 -- Option No. 3
  2. OMV Mail Center: P.O. Box 64886 Baton Rouge, LA 70896
  3. Contact your local PTA to ensure they can provide the reinstatement service you need.

Customers seeking reinstatements can check their driver's license status online at If a customer has flags on their record, they must clear those flags before obtaining any OMV service.


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