The Department offers all in-office driver DL and identification ID card services by appointment only. These services include renewal transactions.
Please review the following information before scheduling your appointment below. DPS encourages customers who need to renew to schedule an appointment at their local driver office online. If your driver expired prior to April 14,and you have already scheduled an appointment, you may request a temporary to operate a motor vehicle until your appointment date.
In order for your request to be processed, your request will need to be submitted through our. When submitting your request, please complete all of the requested fields and include the following information in the Questions section of the form:. To qualify for a temporarythe driver must:. NOTE: The temporary permit provided is a one-time only courtesy until your scheduled appointment. The Department encourages all eligible customers to conduct their driver services online.
To assist customers needing DL services, deated offices will offer expanded hours from 7 a. Monday through Thursday, and 7 a.
To ensure the safety of all customers, as well as our driver office personnel, you will be required to comply with the following for your appointment:. If these requirements are not met, you may be required to reschedule your appointment at a later date.
If you arrive at a driver office without an appointment, you will be able to use a self-service kiosk in the driver office to schedule an appointment if one is available that day, or schedule an appointment for another day or different location.
If your local office is not listed, there are currently no available appointments. Please select the next closest office to review eligible appointment dates. If you are having difficulty scheduling an appointment on a preferred day, please know all DL offices do have a limited of same-day appointments available on a first-come, first served basis, that fill up quickly.
Customers who book these appointments at the office can then leave and return at their deated appointment time. What kind of appointment can I schedule i.
All driver and identification card services are available for you to schedule. Do I have to have an established Texas driver or identification card to schedule an appointment? The appointment scheduler will ask you a series of questions to determine if you have ly established a driver or identification card in Texas.
The scheduler will allow appointments for new and existing Texas customers. What do I do if there are no appointments available at my local driver office? If there are no appointments available at your local driver office, you will need to schedule your appointment at another location or you can check back at a later time to see if there is a cancellation.
Walk-in appointments will be available on a limited basis at all driver office locations. If you are not eligible for online renewal, you will need to schedule your appointment as soon as possible at a driver office. Texas allows customers to renew driver s and identification cards up to two years in advance of the expiration date.
Customers in possession of either of these will not be offered the option to schedule an appointment for the other.
Please visit the appointment scheduler to reschedule. Your existing appointment will be automatically cancelled upon your confirmation of a new appointment. Confirmation information is provided at the time the appointment is made, and can be obtained at any time by logging back in to the appointment scheduler. You will have the option to receive reminders by way of or text message when you make your appointment. When you make your appointment, you will have the option to receive an or text message reminder. If I cancel my appointment how long do I have to wait before I can reschedule the new appointment?
Driver Services — Appointments April 15, To ensure the safety of all customers, as well as our driver office personnel, you will be required to comply with the following for your appointment: Services are by scheduled appointment only. Individuals without an appointment will receive instruction and assistance in setting an appointment for a future date and time.
Credit cards are the preferred payment. Money orders, cashier's and personal checks will be accepted for the correct amount If these requirements are not met, you may be required to reschedule your appointment at a later date. For additional information, see the Frequently Asked Questions provided below.
Schedule a driver appointment 1. How do I schedule an appointment at a driver office? Can I schedule an appointment for another person? Yes, provided you have all of the required information; however, this is not recommended. How far in advance may I schedule an appointment? Appointments may be scheduled up to six months in advance. How late can I be before my appointment is cancelled? Appointments are cancelled after 30 minutes.
How early do I need to arrive at the driver for my appointment? Please arrive no earlier than 30 minutes prior to your appointment. How do I change my appointment? How can I confirm my appointment? Will I get a reminder of the upcoming appointment? Can I get reminder by or text message on my phone? You may reschedule immediately after cancelling an appointment.