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2415 First Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95818
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 2, 2013

Merced Field Office To Re-Open

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is reminding customers that the Merced Field Office located at 1313 West 12th Street will re-open to the public on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 8:00 a.m.

The office, first opened in 1975, has been closed since October 25, 2013 for renovations that will included the replacement of existing doors, signage, floors, exterior paint and parking lot seal and stripe.

Customers are reminded that until the office re-opens on December 16, Merced DMV staff members will be temporarily reassigned to nearby locations.

Nearby Field Offices:

  • Turlock Field Office: 825 East Monte Vista Avenue
  • Madera Field Office: 1206 West Maple Street
  • Los Banos Field Office: 814 West L Street
  • Modesto Field Office: 14 Burney Street

The Merced 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 — Merced Field Office
Number of Employees: 24
Customers Served Daily: 450
Year Office Opened: 1975
Square Feet: 7,428


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 California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA).

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