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Daly City Office


Daly City Office

California State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Administers written and road tests for driver's licenses for all types of vehicles, issues identification cards, occupational licensing and registration of vehicles.


Accepts applications and administers written tests for all types of vehicles (cars, trucks, construction vehicles and other vehicles that use public streets), driver's license renewals, identification cards, occupational licensing (salesman and dealers), registration of on- and off-the-road vehicles including boats, transfers of registration for both original and used vehicles and boats. On-the-road driver's test by appointment only. Administers drive tests for classes C and M only. Disabled persons who are severely mobility impaired may apply at this office for a placard to display on the car in which they are riding, enabling them to park in designated handicapped parking spaces.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops in front. BART - Colma station within 1/4 mile.
1500 Sullivan Avenue, Daly City, CA 94015 37.688975 -122.472765 Government

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Wheelchair



Registration and license fees vary. Cash, checks, money orders and debit cards accepted.


Driver's permit: age 15 1/2 with completed driver's education. Driver's license: age 16 with driver's education plus 6 months of possessing a learner's permit, original birth document, parents' signature, and Social Security number

How to Apply:

An appointment is suggested for conducting any business transactions at the DMV and mandatory for all drive tests. A United States birth certificate or other acceptable proof of legal presence in the United States and a Social Security number is required.

Service Wait Estimate:

15 minutes with appointment, 30 minutes or more without appointment.

Service Areas:

  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County