California Driver’s Handbook

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DMV Services

Have your driver’s license or identification (ID) card number, vehicle license plate number, or vehicle identification number (VIN) available.

Online Services

Vehicle Registration Renewal at

Driver’s License Renewal at

Office Appointments at

Visit to find many other online services.

Kiosk Services

Visit to find kiosk services and locations.

Phone Services

Call 1-800-777-0133:

During normal business hours:

  • Talk to a DMV representative.

Automated 24/7 Phone Services:

  • Renew your vehicle registration.
  • Make a DMV office appointment.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired may call 1-800-368-4327 for assistance.