Archive: DMV Offers Saturday Service at Select Field Offices

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May 31, 2018

Sacramento– In an attempt to help ease wait times around the state, 40 California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) field offices will begin offering limited Saturday service in June. The offices will be open on Saturday, June 16 and June 23, and will then transition to the first and third Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., beginning in July 2018. Behind-the-wheel exams will not be available on Saturdays.

The field offices that will have Saturday service are:
Chula Vista
Costa Mesa
Fresno (Olive Avenue)
Granada Hills Driver License Processing Center *
Los Angeles
Oakland (Claremont Avenue)
Palm Desert
Rancho Cucamonga
Redwood City
Riverside East
San Francisco
San Luis Obispo
San Marcos
San Jose Driver License Processing Center *
Santa Clara
Santa Monica
Santa Rosa
Stanton Driver License Processing Center *
Thousand Oaks
Van Nuys
Yuba City

*Driver License Processing Centers only process driver license and identification card transactions.

Saturday appointments can be scheduled up to 90 days in advance using the DMV’s website or calling 1-800-777-0133.

Customers applying for a REAL ID should visit to make sure they have the required documents to apply for the federal compliant driver license or identification card. If you choose to apply for a REAL ID, you must visit a DMV field office. View the full list of acceptable documents on DMV’s website.

The DMV also offers many online services at, which can save a trip to a DMV field office. Online services include: driver license and ID card renewal, registration suspension fee payment, notice of transfer and release of liability completion, ordering personalized license plates, add or remove an affidavit of non-use from a vehicle on your record, and ability to request a driver or vehicle record.

Customers renewing their vehicle registration can avoid visiting the DMV by using the DMV Now Self-Service Terminal, which prints a new registration card and license plate tag on the spot. These convenient kiosks are available in 60 field offices, 39 grocery stores and at the University of California, Irvine.

DMV Now Self-Service Terminal Locations:
Arleta field office
Bakersfield field office
Bakersfield Southwest field office
Bell Gardens field office
Carmichael field office
Chula Vista field office
Clovis field office
Compton field office
Concord field office
Costa Mesa field office
Culver City field office
El Cajon field office
Fontana field office
Fresno field office
Fresno North field office
Glendale field office
Hanford field office
Hawthorne field office
Hayward field office
Hemet field office
Inglewood field office
Lancaster field office
Lincoln Park field office
Lodi field office
Los Angeles field office
Madera field office
Merced field office
Modesto field office
Montebello field office
Newhall field office
Norco field office   
Oakland Coliseum field office
Oceanside field office
Oxnard field office
Palm Desert field office
Pasadena field office
Pittsburg field office
Pomona field office
Porterville field office
Rancho Cucamonga field office
Riverside East field office
Riverside field office
Roseville field office
Sacramento field office
Sacramento South field office
San Bernardino field office
San Diego Clairemont
San Marcos Rancheros field office
San Ysidro field office
Santa Ana field office
Stockton field office
Torrance field office
Van Nuys field office
Ventura field office
West Covina field office
West Hollywood field office
Westminster field office
Whittier field office
Winnetka field office
Yuba City    
Alameda – Safeway
Baldwin Park – Superior Grocers
Compton – Superior Grocers
Cudahy – Superior Grocers
Cupertino – Safeway
El Cerrito – Safeway
El Monte – Superior Grocers
Emeryville – Pak’ N Save
Fremont – Safeway
Hawthorne – Superior Grocers
Hayward – Safeway
Huntington Park – Superior Grocers
Irvine – University of California
Lancaster – Albertsons
Long Beach – Superior Grocers
Los Angeles – Superior Grocers (5)
Lynwood – Superior Grocers
Menlo Park – Safeway
Montebello – Superior Grocers
Northridge – Albertsons
Northridge – Vons
Palmdale – Albertsons
Redwood City – Safeway
Reseda – Vons
Sacramento – Safeway
San Francisco – Safeway
San Jose – Safeway (3)
San Leandro – Pak’ N Save
Santa Ana – Superior Grocers
Santa Clarita – Vons
Saugus – Albertsons
Simi Valley – Vons
South San Francisco – Safeway
Tarzana – Vons 

AAA offices offer its members registration renewal services, and other Registration Service Business Partners can also process vehicle registration renewals and other vehicle registration related transactions for a fee.

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