California Driver Handbook - DMV Information
|Field Office Hours of Operation|
|Monday||8 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Thursday||8 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Friday||8 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
Some field offices may have extended hours and may be open on Saturdays, and a few offer only DL/ID card or vehicle registration services. Behind- the-wheel exams are not offered on Saturday. To find out if your local field office has extended hours, or to find a field office location and service options, visit www.dmv.ca.gov or call 1-800-777-0133.
Go online at www.dmv.ca.gov for (to):
- Field office locations, hours, directions, phone numbers, and acceptable forms of payment.
- Make appointments to visit a field office or take a driving test (except for commercial driving tests).
- Complete the Electronic Driver License & ID Card Application (eDL 44).
- Change your address with DMV records.
- Order personalized plates.
- DL/ID card information.
- Vehicle/vessel registration information.
- Downloadable forms.
- Publications—handbooks, brochures, and sample tests.
- Senior driver information.
- Teen driver information.
- Links to other state and federal agencies.
- Renew your DL or vehicle registration.
Call 1-800-777-0133 during normal business hours to:
- Obtain/request DL and vehicle registration information, forms, and publications.
- Find office locations and hours.
- Make a driving test appointment.
- Speak to a DMV representative or request a call back.
Call 1-800-777-0133 for automated service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to:
- Renew your vehicle registration with the renewal identification number (RIN) provided on your billing notice. You can pay with a credit card or e-check.
- Make a field office appointment. Make sure to have your DL or ID card number, vehicle license plate number, and/or vehicle identification number (VIN) available.
Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing or persons with speech impairments can call, toll free 1-800-368-4327 for assistance with DMV services. Only typed messages from another TTY are received and responded to at this number.