My spirit is renewed
and so is my
vehicle registration.

I have extra time for the first time in a long time.
- Keisha, 38


Go Paperless!

Opt-in for paperless notices for your driver's license, ID card, or vehicle registration.



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• registration • driver’s license • replacement title • address change • more!

Registration Renewal

Skip the line and renew your vehicle registration online at your fingertips.

Online Services

Most DMV business can be started and completed online, saving you time and money.

Go Paperless

Get your DL/ID card and vehicle registration renewal notices electronically.

Did You Know?

In addition to DMV offices many business partner locations are operating, such as registration service providers and DMV Now kiosks. See if you can take care of business with any of them.

Partner Locations

Businesses authorized by DMV to handle certain registration services (renewals, plates and stickers, reports of sale, title transfers, etc.), often with much shorter wait times (if any!).

DMV Now Kiosks

Convenient self-service touchscreen machines in select DMV field offices and retail locations available for registration and driver’s license transactions.

Driver Guides

The California Driver Handbook has all you need to know about the rules of the road, but what about the more practical considerations of everyday driving? Our specialized Driving Guides can help.

New to California

Welcome to California! Learn how long you have to register an out-of-state vehicle, what you’ll need to get a California license, how to register to vote through the DMV, and more.

View the New to California guide

Teen Drivers

A guide for teens (and parents!) about the ins and outs of getting a license for the first time and becoming a smart and safe driver for life.

View the Teen Drivers guide

Senior Drivers

Build on your strengths and review the rules of the road so you can continue to drive safely for as long as possible.

View the Senior Drivers guide

People With Disabilities

Learn more about modifications, adaptive equipment, medical issues, and warning signs so you can drive with confidence.

View the People With Disabilities guide

Veterans & Active Duty Military

Find out how the DMV can help connect eligible veterans and active duty military with entitled benefits and services.

View the Veterans & Active Military guide


Refine your skills and sharpen your focus so you’re ready to hit the road on a motorcycle or moped.

View the Motorcyclists guide

Truck Drivers

Prepare for the road with safety checks so you can identify hazards and get to know your rig.

View the Truck Drivers guide

Boat & Vessel Owners

Register your vessel, navigate a sale, and learn about water safety so you’re ready to set sail.

View the Boat & Vessel Owners guide

Bicyclists & Pedestrians

Prepare yourself to share the road by practicing proper safety, handling techniques, and more.

View the Bicyclists & Pedestrians guide