Renewal Processing Times

Adult Desk

All processing times are estimated.

Vehicle Registration

  • DMV Kiosk: Instantly if all renewal requirements are met
  • Online: Up to 2 Weeks
  • Phone: Up to 2 Weeks
  • Mail: Up to 6 Weeks

Driver License/Identification Card

  • Online: Up to 2 Weeks
  • Mail: Up to 6 Weeks

Renewed but haven’t gotten your items?

Some renewals need extra review for accuracy and completeness. Renewals that fall into this category can take longer.

If you have not received the item you renewed please call 1-800-777-0133 during their normal business hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8 am to 5 pm, Pacific time and Wednesday, 9am to 5 pm, Pacific. 

In 2018

2 Million

DMV Kiosk Transactions Completed

10+ Million

Renewals Completed Online

8+ Million

Renewals Completed by Mail

4+ Million

Renewals Completed in an Office