Extended Hours at Select Field Offices
The DMV opens 16 field offices at 7 a.m. four days a week. The offices open at 9 a.m. on Wednesdays and close at 5 p.m. daily.
- Bakersfield (Southwest)
- Chula Vista
- Lincoln Park
- Oakland Claremont
- San Jose Driver License Processing Center*
- Santa Ana
*Driver License Processing Centers only process driver license and identification card transactions.
Appointments are not available for the 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. hour. The 16 offices will open early to start serving customers in line.
Customers applying for a REAL ID are reminded to visit REALID.dmv.ca.gov to make sure they have the required documents to apply for the federal compliant driver license or identification card. If you choose to apply for a REAL ID, you must visit a DMV field office.