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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2013

Tulare Field Office to Close April 30th for Renovations

Sacramento – The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is reminding customers that the Tulare Field Office located at 274 East Cross Avenue will be closing on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at 5 p.m. for renovations.

The office first opened in 1989 and is closing for five weeks to make much needed improvements. The office will reopen on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at 9 a.m. The renovations include the installation of a new floor in the lobby area, interior paint and modifications to the drive test area.

Tulare DMV staff members will be temporarily reassigned to nearby locations during the renovation.

Nearby Field Offices:
  • Visalia Field Office: 1171 E. Main Street, 12 miles away
  • Hanford Field Office: 701 W. Hanford Armona Road, 23 miles away
  • Porterville Field Office: 329 E. Olive Avenue, 26 miles away

The Tulare office is one of several facilities slated for maintenance, repair or renovation projects during 2013. DMV typically schedules about a dozen closures each year for varying lengths of time to address infrastructure deficiencies, upgrade mechanical and electrical systems and replace equipment and finishes.

Fast Facts – Tulare Field Office

Number of Employees: 13
Customers Served Daily: Approximately 267
Year Office Opened: 1989
Square Feet: 4,135
Parking Spaces: 54

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 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 Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.

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