DMV Offices Will be Closed Friday July 24 2009

California Department of Motor Vehicles
Media Relations Office
2415 First Avenue, MS F-122, Sacramento, CA 95818
Contact: DMV Media Relations

www.dmv.ca.gov
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July 22 , 2009


Sacramento —The Department of Motor Vehicles reminds customers that all public offices will be closed this Friday, July 24, in keeping with Governor’s Executive Order S-13-09.

The Department offers a number of online services through its website (www.dmv.ca.gov) – including payments for vehicle registration and driver license renewals via secure debit transactions, filing a notice of release of liability, change of address, and scheduling appointments. Automated services are also available at 1-800-777-0133.

All offices will be open the following Friday, July 31.

Motorists who have a registration renewal date that falls on July 24 and subsequent furlough/closure days will have penalties waived until the next business day.

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Don’t Stand In Line, 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 Web site (www.dmv.ca.gov), including online 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.

DMV is a department under the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, which is under the direction of Secretary Dale E. Bonner. The DMV licenses drivers; maintains driving records; registers and tracks official ownership of vehicles and vessels; investigates auto and identity-related fraud; and licenses car dealers, driving


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For Media Inquiries Only
dmvpublicaffairs@dmv.ca.gov
PHONE (916) 657-6437
FAX (916) 657-8282

DMV Customer Service Centers
1-800-777-0133