Welcome to CaliforniaDriversLicenses.org
We are here to simplify the process of obtaining your California drivers license by providing you with up-to-date information and assisting you with all the necessary steps to getting your license as quickly as possible. We will make sure you are prepared with everything you need to know, what you need to bring, and where you need to go for all your drivers license needs.
It is against California state law to drive with an expired license. You can renew your license up before your license expires. Read more
Changing Your Address on Your California Drivers License
California law requires that you update your address information as it changes. Read more
Replacing Your California Driver License
If your driver license is lost, stolen or damaged, you will need to visit a driver license office and replace it. Read moreGetting a New California Drivers License
If you have never been issued a driver license in any state, the state of California requires that you complete a state approved Drivers Education course. Read more
Getting Your California Learner's Permit
Once you have completed state approved California Drivers Education course, all new California drivers will need to understand the laws and rules, required classes, and tests the state of California requires new drivers to take. Read more
California Driver's Ed
California state law requires that all first time California drivers successfully complete a state approved Drivers Education course prior to applying for a driver license. Read more
Changing Your Name on Your California Drivers License
If you have recently married, divorced or otherwise changed your legal name, you will need to update this information on your California drivers license. Read more
Many drivers' license services may be processed online. Check out the Driver License Easy Guide™ to assist you with driver license services that may be handled online. If you have received a notification from the California DMV, check your notification to see if you are able to submit your requests online.If it is necessary for you to visit a DMV office, read these 10 helpful tips:
1. Find the closest DMV office.
2. Confirm the office hours.
3. Appointments are available at all offices for faster service.
4. Avoid Mondays and Fridays, the best day to visit the office is mid-week.
5. Avoid the 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. hours as they tend to be busy due to the lunch break.
6. Avoid the first and last day of the month.
7. Avoid the day after a holiday.
8. Come prepared with all required documentation to complete your service.
9. Print and fill out your forms prior to visiting your DMV office.
10. If you have any questions, concerns, or special circumstances, contact your DMV office before heading over.