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Gov. Ricketts: Nebraska DMVs to resume driving tests


LINCOLN, Neb. (KTIV) -- Things will start to return to a sense of normalcy for DMVs across the state of Nebraska.

Gov. Pete Ricketts announced, beginning Wednesday, May 26 any that had closed due to COVID-19, will reopen across the state. Also resuming tomorrow will be driver tests for courthouses, where walk-in public traffic is available.

Nebraska officials say the following counties will be offering drive test beginning May 26:

  • Antelope
  • Arthur
  • Boyd
  • Burt
  • Cass
  • Chase
  • Cheyenne
  • Colfax
  • Dakota
  • Deuel
  • Dodge
  • Douglas
  • Grant
  • Hayes
  • Holt
  • Kimball
  • Logan
  • Madison
  • Morrill
  • Nemaha
  • Otoe
  • Perkins
  • Platte
  • Red Willow
  • Sarpy
  • Scotts Bluff
  • York
  • Wheeler

Ricketts also said drivers, 72 years or older whose licenses were set to expire this year, will be extended for 1 year.

Officials say staff at Nebraska DMVs will be provided with personal protective equipment and customers will be required to wear a face-covering during their drive test. Customers are reminded to bring their face covering with them to the driver licensing office to wear during their drive test.

Nebraska residents are encouraged to use online driver licensing services available at


May 26 Update: Gov. Ricketts gives update on driving tests across Nebraska

Gov. Ricketts: Nebraska DMVs to resume driving testsFor the full story:

Posted by KTIV News 4 on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

LINCOLN, Neb. (KTIV) -- Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts held his daily news conference Monday at 2 p.m. to update the public on the state's response to COVID-19.

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