Garberville DMV Field Office Temporarily Closing for Renovations

Contact:  Office of Public Affairs
2415 First Avenue 
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 657–6437 |

July 19, 2021

Sacramento – The California Department of Motor Vehicles is alerting customers that the Garberville field office at 1180 Evergreen Road, Suite A in Redway will be closing for renovations beginning Friday, July 30, at 5 p.m. The office is scheduled to reopen on Monday, October 11, at 8 a.m.

The improvements include new modular furniture, painting, new flooring, and ensuring the facility meets Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.

Customers can visit the following area field offices during the renovations:

Eureka3300 Broadway Street67 miles
Fort Bragg410 S Franklin Street71 miles
Ukiah542 S Orchard Avenue97 miles

Try Online First

The DMV encourages all customers to use its online services, expanded virtual services and other service channels to complete transactions, including eligible driver’s license and vehicle registration renewals.

Customers can also use the Service Advisor on the DMV website to learn their options to complete DMV tasks.

Get Your REAL ID

To apply for a REAL ID, customers need to visit, fill out the online application, upload their required documents and schedule an appointment. An office visit is required to complete the application.

REAL ID applicants must provide a valid Social Security number, proof of identity and two proofs of California residency. A list of qualifying documents and other helpful information can be found at

Starting May 3, 2023, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will require a valid passport or other federally approved documents, like a REAL ID driver’s license or identification card, to board flights within the United States and access secure federal facilities and military bases.