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Barstow DMV Field Office Closing for Renovations August 1st


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Sacramento, CA 95818
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July 18, 2014

Barstow DMV Field Office Closing for Renovations August 1st

SACRAMENTO -The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is alerting local customers that the Barstow field office located at 528 East Virginia Way is closing for renovations on Friday, August 1, 2014, at noon.

The renovations include replacing flooring, new paint, ADA upgrades, and vehicle control measures including speed bumps, parking stalls and restriping motorcycle testing pattern. The Barstow field office will reopen to the public on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at 9 a.m.

The DMV wants to remind customers that there are over 20 online services available on A few of those options are to renew your registration and driver license, complete your change of address, request your own driver record, and make an appointment.

Staff will be sent to the Victorville field office to help with the possibility of increased transactions. Customers will be redirected to the following field offices until the renovations are complete:

Fast facts - Barstow Field Office

  • Year Opened: 1998
  • Number of Employees: 13
  • Square Footage: 3,396
  • Average Daily Transactions: 217

The DMV periodically closes field offices throughout the state each year to address maintenance issues, infrastructure deficiencies, upgrade mechanical and electrical systems and replace equipment and finishes.

Save Time, Go Online! Doing business with the DMV has never been easier. The DMV offers an array of services to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through its Website including online advance appointments for written and drive tests; vehicle registration and driver license renewals, selection of personalized license plates, changes of address and payment of fees via secure debit transactions. Customers can also effect transactions by calling DMV customer service at (800) 777-0133.DMV is a department under the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA).


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