Office of Motor Vehicle locations in Lafayette, Alexandria, Monroe, and Shreveport are four sites closed effective today following the positive testing of an OMV employee.

That's according to a press release from the OMV. Commissioner Karen St. Germain says online OMV services will remain available to the public at and citizens are encouraged to use available Public Tag Agent locations.

According to spokesperson Staci Hoyt, the OMV employee that tested positive served in an administrative role at several locations and did not have interactions with the public.

Available online services include:

  • driver license renewals
  • identification card renewals
  • official driving records
  • duplicate registrations
  • checking flags, blocks, suspensions or disqualifications

The following OMV offices are closed until further notice (Acadiana offices in RED):

  • Alexandria
  • Arcadia
  • Bogalusa
  • Clinton
  • Crowley
  • Dequincy
  • Harvey
  • Houma
  • Jonesboro
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Charles
  • Monroe
  • Oakdale
  • Shreveport
  • Tallulah

If customers are seeking reinstatements, these will only be provided via phone, mail or a Public Tag Agency. Those customers seeking reinstatements must use one of the following options:

  • OMV Call Center:225-925-6146 – Option #3
  • OMV Mail Center: P.O. Box 64886 Baton Rouge, La. 70896

Contact your local PTA to ensure they can provide the reinstatement service you need.

For an up to date and complete listing of all open OMV locations and PTA offices, please visit our website at


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