About DMV Now
California Department of Motor Vehicles
DMV Now is the one-stop mobile directory where you can meet many of your DMV needs right off of your iPhone / iPod Touch or Android device. The application has been developed to meet your needs on the go.
- Prepare to take the written driver's license exam by taking sample tests
- Watch DMV driving videos
- Find a DMV field office near you
- Get Important California DMV Alert instantly
- Have incoming text messages read aloud and automatically respond with a customized message while driving. (Android only)
Watch DMV Instructional Videos
Drivers can find useful and enlightening video clips that will help hone their driving skills . Over 50 educational video clips that range from one to five minutes with new drivers in mind. These are a great compliment to the California Drivers Handbook and brings the information written in the handbook to life.
DMV presents a list of videos with captions. Captions and subtitles make videos accessible to a wider audience by allowing people who can not otherwise understand the audio track to follow along.
View / Search for California DMV field offices
This screen displays a list of offices near your current location. Select a DMV field office to see the detailed information. You can navigate from this screen to get directions for the office address and more.
- Search for the locations near you or in all locations
- Navigate from this screen to get directions for the office address.
- Review office hours and available services at the selected location
- Access customer wait time at the selected field office
Take Sample Driver Tests
Before you come into DMV to take your written test, practice taking one (or all) of the sample driver tests through your iPhone / iPod Touch or Android device. Answers to the questions and discussion of the answers are provided at the time you submit your answers.
Get Important California DMV Alert instantly
Get the latest California DMV news delivered directly to your iPhone / iPod Touch or Android device. Be the first to know which California DMV field offices are closed, and other important DMV news.
You can also get California DMV news by viewing the DMV's social media feeds. Keep up with the DMV's Twitter tweets, Facebook wall, or Wordpress blog (Android only).
Safe Driver Application (Android Only)
The Safe Driver Application automatically responds to your incoming SMS messages with your own customized message. You can also listen to your incoming SMS messages read aloud through your speaker. The California DMV would like to promote safe driving. Texting while driving is a dangerous distraction.
The new Wireless Communications Device Law (effective January 1, 2009) makes it an infraction to write, send, or read text-based communications device, such as a cell phone, while driving a motor vehicle.
Note to iPod Touch users: In order to use all the above mentioned features your iPod Touch must be connected to the Internet wirelessly.