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California Department of Motor Vehicles Locations and Hours

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CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE STATE DMV

Telephone

Telephone customer service representatives are available to provide general information from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Wednesday. Pre-recorded general information is available at all other times.

California Department of Motor Vehicles Services

(800) 777-0133 - toll-free, within California

(916) 229-0370 - from out-of-the United States

(800) 368-4327 - TTY (for hearing or speech-impaired individuals)

Alternate phone numbers are available for information about specific topics.

Mail

For driver services mail:

Driver License Inquires
Department of Motor Vehicles
P.O. Box 942890 
Sacramento, CA 94290-0001    

For vehicle services mail:

Vehicle Registration Operations
Department of Motor Vehicles
P. O. Box 942869 Mail Station E 254
Sacramento, CA 94269-0001    

Non-U.S. Citizens can mail:

Department of Motor Vehicles
Customer Communications C-165
P. O. Box 932345
Sacramento, CA 94232-3450    

Email

You may also contact the DMV via email with specific questions or issues.

LOCATIONS BY REGION

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has locations in all regions throughout the State. Click here to find the DMV office location nearest you.

APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULING

Apart from visiting DMV locations to schedule your vision, knowledge and road tests, you may also use the DMV website or contact DMV to schedule certain activities in advance:

  • Make a road test appointment, or reschedule an existing appointment.
  • Make an Office Visit appointment for driver services (license, non-driver ID, permit) or vehicle services (title, registration, tags). A maximum of three transactions is allowed to be scheduled online.
  • Call the DMV at (800) 777-0133 to schedule appointments (if you have more than three transactions, or need to make a road test appointment, you will have to schedule it by talking to a representative during business hours).
  • Call the DMV Automated Appointment Service at (800) 921-1117 to make appointments for license or registration related transactions.

TYPES OF LOCATIONS

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