You can also schedule appointments by calling the DMV’s automated call service at (800) 777-0133, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
How do I make an appointment at the CA DMV?
For faster service, make an appointment online or by calling 1-800-777-0133 before you visit a DMV office. Appointments can be made up to 90 days in advance.
Do I need an appointment for the DMV?
Welcome to the DMV Appointment System. For faster service, please make an appointment before you visit a DMV field office. Most vehicle registration items may be processed through the mail or online and do not require in-person visits to a DMV field office.
Does CA DMV take walk ins?
You must apply in person at your local DMV office.
Currently, only four offices accept walk-ins as well as appointments; the rest are by appointment only. Make an appointment online or by calling the DMV at 1-800-777-0133.
How do I make an appointment for a permit online?
You will need to make a DMV appointment for the written test. We recommend that you wait until you have your certificate in hand before making an appointment to avoid rescheduling. Tests are not given after 4:30pm. Make a DMV appointment by phone: 1-800-777-0133 or online (select the office visit appointment option).
How do I book an appointment at the DMV?
To make an appointment to visit a DMV field office, visit www.dmv.ca.gov.
Can I go to DMV without appointment California?
It’s a fact that customers with appointments do not wait as long as customers without appointments and complete their transactions sooner. You can make an Appointment(s) online or you can call DMV toll-free at 1-800-777-0133. Review the California Drivers Handbook ( PDF ) if you are required to take a knowledge test.
Do I need an appointment for real ID?
While it’s still possible to make an appointment, it’s not necessary for getting a REAL ID. In fact, those without a REAL ID should come in as soon as possible to get their REAL ID before wait times go up closer to the October 2020 deadline.
How long does a real ID appointment take?
It takes 3 months just to get an appointment at the Fell Street DMV. The application process itself takes about 1/2 hour to 1 hour, then you have to wait an indeterminate amount of time if you are not a US citizen for the DHS paperwork to clear.
How early should you get to the DMV?
Consider going in late.
Lines start forming outside many Bay Area DMV offices an hour or more before they open. (Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekday except Wednesday, when they open at 9.)