DMV Offers Free Real ID Upgrade To Californians Who Renewed Licenses By Mail During PandemicCalifornians who renewed driver's licenses or ID cards during the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible to upgrade to Real ID cards for free, the Department of Motor Vehicles announced Monday.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Extends Real ID Compliance Date Due to PandemicThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended its full enforcement of Real ID-compliant driver's licenses from Oct. 1, 2021 to 2023 due to the pandemic, DHS officials announced Tuesday.
REAL ID Deadline To Be Pushed Back At Least A Year Over CoronavirusThe deadline to obtain a REAL ID, federally mandated identification that will be needed for passengers to board aircraft, will be extended.
Contra Costa Tries To Make Getting REAL ID EasierOn Oct. 1, the federal government will begin requiring either a passport or the new REAL ID card to board any domestic flight in the country.
Californians Celebrate Shorter DMV Wait Times During HolidaysThe Department of Motor Vehicles may be one of the last places you want to spend a holiday, but many Californians are spending parts of the holiday week celebrating shorter wait times.
All California DMV Offices Close For Half-Day Employee TrainingThe California Department of Motor Vehicles announced a statewide employee training to take place Wednesday morning that will push back the beginning of operating hours at all DMV offices to 1 p.m.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Announces Changes At Troubled DMVCalifornia's DMV is trying to improve customer service, but Gov. Gavin Newsom cautioned Tuesday the agency's long wait times and other troubles aren't over.
California DMV To Close All Offices For Half-Day For Real ID TrainingCalifornia's Department of Motor Vehicles says it will close all offices for a half-day next month to train workers on the federal Real ID program.
3 Million Californians With REAL ID Issues May Not Need Return Visit To DMVFor millions of Californians who obtained a REAL ID card with only one proof of residency, a return visit to the Department of Motor Vehicles may not be needed.
3M Californians With Real ID Need More Proof Of AddressMore than 3 million Californians with federally compliant Real ID driver's licenses will have to provide a second proof of address after the Department of Motor Vehicles failed to ask for it.
Audit: California DMV Nightmare Triggered By Real ID Sign-Up FrenzyCalifornia's Department of Motor Vehicles didn't properly prepare for customers lining up to get new federally approved drivers' licenses, leading to hours-long wait times last year, state auditors said Wednesday.
DMV Warns Of 'Summer Surge' As Millions Seek REAL IDsCalifornians seeking to replace their current driver's licenses with federally mandated REAL IDs should expect longer wait times at Department of Motor Vehicle offices this summer.
DHS Requirements For CA DMV's 'REAL IDs' May Extend Wait Times A new mandate by the U.S. government could force millions of Californians to spend more time in line at the DMV.
Brown Orders DMV Audit Amid Hours-Long Wait Times, OutagesGov. Jerry Brown ordered an audit Friday of the Department of Motor Vehicles in light of long wait times at field offices.
California DMV Chief Calls Driver Frustrated By Red TapeA Bay Area man who’s been slogging through red tape at the Department of Motor Vehicles has gotten a surprise phone call from the director of the agency, who called to tell him his new driver license is on its way.