What Are the Office Hours for California DMVs?

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California Department of Motor Vehicles offices are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some DMV offices are also open by appointment on Saturday.

Local DMV offices provide services including vehicle registration, drivers licenses, non-commercial driving tests and identification cards. Some offices also handle commercial driving tests. Driving test appointments can be scheduled by calling 800-777-0133 during opening hours. Driver safety offices handle requests for administrative hearings and re-examinations. Business license applicants must make an appointment to visit inspector offices. Active fraud and counterfeit detection, investigation, audit and enforcement services are provided at investigations offices. All offices are closed on holidays.