DMV Helps Santa Barbara County Mudslide Survivors at Local Assistance Center

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January 16, 2018

Sacramento – The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is offering limited services free of charge to residents impacted by the Santa Barbara County mudslides. DMV staff will be available at a temporary  Local Assistance Center set up at the Calvary Chapel, 1 N. Calle Cesar Chavez, Santa Barbara. The center opens Wednesday, January 17 at 11 a.m.

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an emergency proclamation authorizing fee and/or penalty waivers for mudslide victims in Santa Barbara County, which allows them to replace the following items if damaged due to the mudslides: duplicate driver licenses, identification cards, vehicle registration and title, and disabled person parking placards. In addition, mudslide survivors can acquire substitute license plates and stickers, vehicle disposal paperwork, driver record printouts and process a change of address. These services also are available at local DMV field offices.

Local Assistance Center
Calvary Chapel Santa Barbara
1 N. Calle Cesar Chavez
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Dates of Operation:Hours:
Wednesday, January 17 – Saturday, February 3Monday – Friday:  11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

The DMV is one of several state agencies working together to provide services at this one-stop help center for residents impacted by the mudslides.

For assistance with DMV-related business, call the DMV customer service center at 1-800-777-0133 or visit

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