DMV Investigations Offices Locations and Hours

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Investigations Offices

The DMV Investigations Division protects the programs and interests of the department and public through active fraud/counterfeit detection, investigation, audit and enforcement services. The Investigations Division diligently enforces laws, rules, and regulations that apply to new and used vehicle dealers, brokers, dismantlers, registrations services, vehicle verifiers, misuse of Disabled Person Parking Placard/Plates, driving schools or traffic violator schools, and other vehicle-related businesses.

If you'd like to file a consumer complaint against any of the above-listed groups, please click on "Record of Complaint Form." Follow the directions for completing the form and then mail it to an Investigations office in your area-see address listing on form.

NOTE: These offices do not provide basic driver licensing or vehicle registration services. Please see Field Offices if you need these services.

The following is a list of DMV Investigation office locations. The office links will take you to field office locations which host the Investigations office.

Artesia | Bakersfield | Brisbane| Chula Vista | Culver City (L.A.)| El Monte | Fresno | Granada Hills | Inland | Lincoln Park | Los Angeles | Milpitas | Mission Valley | Orange | Rocklin | Sacramento | San Diego | Stockton | Vallejo | Ventura | West Covina |

You may use the Investigations Office Map to locate an investigations office.