DMV Helps Ventura County Fire Victims at Local Assistance Center

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Sacramento, CA 95818
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November 14, 2018

Sacramento – The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is offering limited services free of charge to residents impacted by the Woolsey and Hill fires at a Local Assistance Center in Ventura County. The temporary center opens at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018, in Thousand Oaks.

Acting Governor Gavin Newsom issued an emergency proclamation authorizing fee and/or penalty waivers for wildfire victims in Ventura County, which allows them to replace at no cost the following items if damaged due to the fire: duplicate driver licenses, identification cards, vehicle registration and title, and disabled person parking placards. In addition, fire victims can acquire substitute license plates and stickers, vehicle disposal paperwork, driver record printouts and process a change of address. These services are also available at local DMV field offices.

Local Assistance Center
Grant R. Brimhall Library
1401 E. Janss Road
Thousand Oaks. CA 91362 

Dates and Hours of Operation
November 15 – November 21
Thursday                     11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday                          9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday- Sunday        9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Monday- Wednesday   9 a.m.-7 p.m.

The DMV is one of several state, local and federal agencies working together to provide services at this
one-stop help center for residents impacted by the Woolsey and Hill fires.

The DMV reminds customers that many transactions can be completed without visiting a field office, including vehicle registration and driver license renewals, and changing an address. Californians also can save time by filling out the driver license application online before they visit a field office. For more information on all online services visit:

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