San Diego DMV Office - Central of San Diego, California

DMV Office Information

Services Provided at this DMV

  • Licensing:
    1. Driver's License
    2. Identification Cards
    3. Written Test
    4. Road Test
    5. Commercial
    6. CDL Written
  • Registration:
    1. Registration
    2. Titling
    3. Plates
  • Disabled Services:
    1. Disabled Parking
    2. Wheelchair Accessible
    3. Alternate Testing

Notes: Call 1-800-777-0133 to arrange an appointment for a behind-the-wheel commercial driving test at the Clairemont branch.

Online Services

DMV Office Hours

Daily Hours:
Monday8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday8:00am - 5:00pm
Please Note:

We do our best to keep the DMV hours and days of operation up to date. These can change frequently, We suggest confirming with your local office before your visit.

Make an Appointment

Open every third Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon

DMV Holidays

New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Lincoln's Birthday, Washington's Birthday, Cesar Chavez Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day. Holidays occurring on Sundays are generally observed the following Monday. When Veterans' Day, November 11th, falls on a Saturday, the office will be closed on Friday, November 10th.

Language Services

- Manuals- Testing
Language Notes:

Written test materials for the Class C (Basic) driver's license are available in these languages. Call ahead to assure availability. Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Cambodian, Chinese, Croatian, French, German, Greek,,Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Persian/Farsi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog/Filipino, Thai, Tongan, Turkish, Vietnamese.

Other Languages:

Audio testing for the Class C (Basic) driver's license is available in these languages. Call ahead to assure availability. Armenian, Chinese/Mandarin, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese.

DMV Payment Options

  • - Cash
  • - Debit
  • - Check
  • - Money Order
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