Salinas DMV Office

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DMV Office in Salinas, CA

DMV Salinas Address
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260 E. Laurel Dr
Salinas, CA 93906

(800) 777-0133

Services Offered at this DMV

Vehicle Registration
  Registration Renewal
  Registration Replacement
  Vehicle/Vessel Title Transfer
  Out-of-State Vehicle Registration
Drivers Licensing / ID Card
  Drivers License Processing
  ID Card Processing
  Drivers License Written / Road Test
  Commercial License Written / Road Test

Office Hours

MON8:00 am-5:00 pm
TUE8:00 am-5:00 pm
WED9:00 am-5:00 pm
THU8:00 am-5:00 pm
FRI8:00 am-5:00 pm
SAT8:00 am-5:00 pm
SUNClosed
DMV Appointments: For faster service please make an appointment prior to visiting the Salinas DMV office.

Accepted Payment Types

  Cash
  Check
  Money Order
  ATM/Debit Card
Credit cards not accepted at all DMV offices.

Nearby DMV Offices

DMV Seaside   14.6 miles
DMV Watsonville   15.6 miles
DMV Hollister   16.0 miles
DMV Gilroy   19.5 miles
DMV Capitola   24.7 miles

DMV Office Map Search

Spreckels   Marina   Castroville   Seaside   Moss Landing   Chualar   San Juan Bautista   Monterey   Aromas   Pacific Grove  

  No Line Registration Offices

Get your plates, stickers, tags and more, on-the-spot and without a wait. Avoid DMV lines!

  Marina

DMV Office in Salinas,CA

Interrupted Services and Closure Information
  • The Santa Rosa field office will be closed between January 17 at noon to April 1 at 9 a.m. for renovations. The DMV will operate a temporary office at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds beginning January 22 through March 27. Customers may also visit nearby offices in Petaluma, Novato, Napa and Corte Madera for DMV services.
  • The Paradise DMV field office remains closed due to the Camp Fire (2018). Please check the website for the latest updates on this office closure and expected opening date.
  • The Stanton Driver License Processing Center (DL Only) is now permanently closed. The public is advised to visit DMV field offices in WestminsterFullertonSanta Ana and Costa Mesa. A replacement DMV office is scheduled to open in mid-2020.

Services Offered at this DMV

Vehicle Registration
  Registration Renewal
  Registration Replacement
  Vehicle/Vessel Title Transfer
  Out-of-State Vehicle Registration
Drivers Licensing / ID Card
  Drivers License Processing
  ID Card Processing
  Drivers License Written / Road Test
Commercial Driver Services
  Commercial License Written / Road Test

Office Hours

MON8:00 am-5:00 pm
TUE8:00 am-5:00 pm
WED9:00 am-5:00 pm
THU8:00 am-5:00 pm
FRI8:00 am-5:00 pm
SAT8:00 am-5:00 pm
SUNClosed
DMV Appointments: For faster service please make an appointment prior to visiting the Salinas DMV office.

Languages Spoken

Audio testing for the drivers license is available in the following languages: Spanish, Armenian, Russian, Chinese, Mandarin, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Vietnamese. Call ahead to ensure availability.

DMV Closed Days

New Year's Day (January 1). Martin Luther King Day (Third Monday in January). Washington's Birthday (3rd Monday in February). Memorial Day (Last Monday in May). Independence Day (July 4). Labor Day (1st Monday in September). Columbus Day (2nd Monday in October). Veterans Day (November 11). Thanksgiving Day (4th Thursday in November). Christmas Day (December 25). Holidays occurring on Sundays are observed the following Monday. When Veterans Day falls on a Saturday, the DMV will be closed on Friday, November 10th.