My spirit is renewed
and so is my
vehicle registration.

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

Smiling woman in orange blazer looking at smart phone.

NOW ONLY Available Online

• Renew Vehicle Registration
• Renew Driver's License/ID Card
• Request Driver Record
• Request Vehicle Record
• Replace Driver's License


Digital. Secure.

Your mobile driver's license on your phone


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

DMV Anytime

Most DMV business can be started and/or completed online without visiting a DMV office.

Online Services

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

Senior Drivers

Seniors can find helpful information about DMV services, including driver’s license renewal.

Teen Drivers

Aged 15 to 17-1/2? Discover the path from learner’s permit to licensed driver and beyond.

Registration Renewal

Renew your vehicle registration online from the convenience of wherever you are.

The New MyDMV

We’re making great changes to give you a fast, easy, personalized DMV experience.

Go Paperless

Save paper and go green! Get your DL/ID card and vehicle registration renewal notices electronically.

Did You Know?

In addition to DMV online services and DMV offices, business partner locations and DMV Kiosks can provide registration services, renewals, and more.

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 Kiosks

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

Our Customers Say…


Five Stars

“As a disabled person, it’s really important if there is a way to accomplish a task without visiting the office. CA DMV did a great job on that. I’ve been deeply satisfied with this site. It’s perfect.“


Five Stars

“The automated callback system that tells you when to expect the call is excellent. The agent took the time to not just answer my questions but really resolve the issue.“


Five Stars

“I got in line via the website and by the time I drove to the DMV and parked my car, they called my number. I was in and out in minutes.“

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 Driver Tips 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