Inspector Offices by Location

Updated May 1, 2014

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The Department of Motor Vehicles currently has 14 Inspector Offices and 2 Designated Service Locations (DSL) located throughout California. Please contact the Inspector or Supervising Inspector in the city or county where your business is located for any questions or to schedule an appointment. Simply ‘click’ on the link below to obtain detailed information for the office in that city.

Occupational Licensing Inspector services are available at the following times and locations:

  1. FULL TIME SERVICE LOCATIONS – MONDAY – FRIDAY
    Covina(BSC) | Fresno | Los Angeles** | Orange | Sacramento(BSC) | San Bernardino(BSC) | San Diego | San Jose^
    Office hours are Monday thru Friday: 8:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
    (^) This office is not open to the public until 9:00 A.M. on Wednesday
  2. LIMITED SERVICE LOCATIONS – MONDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
    Commerce | El Cerrito** | Fairfield(BSC) | Hayward** | | San Francisco** | Santa Maria**
    These offices have a limited staff available. It is recommended that customers call to confirm inspector availability.
    Office hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday: 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
  3. DESIGNATED SERVICE LOCATIONS – Limited Services Available
    Bakersfield (DSL) (BSC) | Chico** – 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
    Office hours are TUESDAY ONLY: 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

(BSC) Inspector offices in these cities are co–located with a Business Service Center (BSC) for your convenience

** Inspector Offices in these cities are co-located with a full service Field Office




Bakersfield (DSL) (BSC), 5800 District Blvd., Suite 100-C, 93313

  • Open the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
  • Please call the Fresno office at (559) 445-5304 to confirm availability.

    Directions to this office

Chico (DSL) 500 Cohasset Road, Suite 31, 95926

  • Open the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
  •  Please call Sacramento Office at (916) 262-2563 to confirm availability.

    Directions to this office

Commerce, 5801 Slauson Avenue, Suite 250, 90040

  • (323) 838-2711
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Covina (BSC), 1365 N. Grand Avenue, Suite 102, 91724

  • (626) 974-7140
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El Cerrito, 6400 Manila Avenue, 94530

  • (510) 231-7818
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Fairfield (BSC), 4630 Westamerica Drive, Suite E, Fairfield 94533

  • (707) 864-4759
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Fresno, 2510 S East Avenue, Suite 100A, 93706

  • (559) 445-5304
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Hayward, 150 Jackson Street, 94544

  • (510) 728-1349
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Los Angeles, 3615 S Hope Street, 90007

  • (213) 744-7563
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Orange, 790 The City Drive South, Suite 410, 92868

  • (714) 703-2632
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Sacramento (BSC), 7226 Florin Mall Drive, 95823

  • (916) 262-2563
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San Bernardino (BSC), 473 E. Carnegie Drive, Suite 150, 92408

  • (909) 890-0182
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San Diego,1455 Frazee Road, Suite 420, San Diego 92108

  • (619) 688-0124

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San Francisco, 1377 Fell Street, 94117

  • (415) 431-6279
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San Jose, 90 Great Oaks, Suite 104, 95119

  • (408) 229-7113
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Santa Maria, 523 S. McClelland Street, 93454

  • (805) 346-2192
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If you have an emergency situation, a difficult question or problem to resolve and are unable to reach or resolve the issue with an Inspector, please contact a supervisor or manager for the designated office as follows:

Supervising Inspectors

Region 1– Northern California
  • Sacramento, Chico, Fresno, Bakersfield, and Fairfield Offices

Carlos Gonzalez, Supervising Inspector
7226 Florin Mall Drive,
Sacramento, CA 95823
(916) 262-2532

Region 2– Bay Area and Central Valley
  • San Francisco, Hayward, San Jose, Santa Maria, and El Cerrito Offices

Elbert Cook, Supervising Inspector
6400 Manila Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530
(510) 231-7429

Region 3– Coast, West to Inland Empires
  • Covina Office

Kwame Crosby, Supervising Inspector
1365 North Grand Avenue, Suite 102
Covina, CA 91724
(626) 974-7125

  • San Bernardino and Commerce Offices

Vanessa Fields, Region Manager 
473 E. Carnegie Drive Suite 150
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 890-0251

 

Region 4– Greater LA Area
  • Los Angeles

Philippe Cameron, Supervising Inspector
3615 Hope Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 744–2128

Region 5– Imperial and Orange County
  • Orange and San Diego Offices

Pam Green, Supervising Inspector
790 The City Drive, Suite 410
Orange 92868
(714) 703-2632

Inspections Program Management Staff

  • Northern California – Regions 1 and 2

Joy Cunanan, Region Manager
7226 Florin Mall Drive
Sacramento 95823 (temporary location)
(916) 229-3139

  • Southern California – Regions 3 thru 5

Vanessa Fields, Region Manager
473 E. Carnegie Drive Suite 150
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 890-0251

 

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