California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) Customer Service Phone Number

916-657-6560
Hold time now: 13 mins (avg 7)
Best time to call: 8:30am
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This is not the most popular California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) phone number (it's ranked #2). Most customers call 800-777-0133 for support: Click here for best option

Other customers got on the phone recently because:

I would like an update on my commercial registration. I bought my car and registered it...
I am renewing my driver's license and applying for a real ID license. I have been requi...
Just need to talk with someone about a car registration.
Confirm vehicle registration information - response to notice of intent to suspend lett...
Never received my renewed drivers license
What is a form number for release of owner ship of responsibility.
Licences status check and renewal driving test scheduling
Trying to get renewal done and a lot of barriers
Need to replace drivers license for a disabled person.
I need to make an appointment to renew my driver's license which expires on May **st ****
Trying to make drivers license appointment online. It says they do not have a record of...
I keep getting: The vehicle information entered does not match DMV records. Please veri...
I had a suspended license in California but no longer have failure to appear in court...
replacement license plates and tags due to theft

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California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) Customer Service Phone Number 916-657-6560 - Info & Statistics

Phone number to dial916-657-6560
Call-back availableYES
Message & get attentionNO
Call picked up by a real personYES
Department you're callingCustomer Service
Call center hoursMon-Tue 8am-5pm, Wed 9am-5pm, Thu-Fri 8am-5pm PST
Best time to dial8:30am
Navigate phone maze to a humanPress 1 then 1 then 0 then 3
Average wait7
Current wait13
Rank (among phone numbers)2
Rank (overall)2
Alternate methodsphone or web or twitter
Quality of communication76%
Quality of help75%
Customer votes5,855
Best phone number800-777-0133
Information last updatedThu May 26 2022 09:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV)'s 916-657-6560 Customer Service Number

This California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) phone number is ranked #2 out of 4 because 83,022 California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) customers tried our tools and information and gave us feedback after they called. The reason customers call 916-657-6560 is to reach the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) Customer Service department for problems like Registration, DUI, Suspension, Lost ID/License Renewal, Title Release. As far as we can tell, California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) has call center locations in California and you can call during their open hours Mon-Tue 8am-5pm, Wed 9am-5pm, Thu-Fri 8am-5pm PST. California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) has 4 phone numbers and 6 different ways to get customer help. We've compiled information about 916-657-6560 and ways to call or contact California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) with help from customers like yourself. Please help us continue to grow and improve this information and these tools by sharing with people you know who might find it useful.

Calling California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV)

Calling California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) at this number should be pretty straightforward. Also important is what you do once you call, or what your other phone number options are. First of all, we strongly recommend using our free call-you-back tool. Essentially, we navigate their phone menu for you, wait on hold, and then call you when a representative from California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) Customer Service can talk. Generally, it saves you at least 27% of your wait time. So it's faster and you don't need to listen to bad hold music. Once on the phone with California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV)'s Customer Service department, you may need to provide them with information that identifies you as a customer, like your full name (or name on the account), email address, phone number, or an account number. It's usually worthwhile to gather this information before you call.

Contacting California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) in General

While 916-657-6560 is California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV)'s #2 most popular phone number, it's not the only way to get a hold of their customer care team. You already know from reading above that 800-777-0133 is their best customer phone number overall, and we have put together a comparison of their 6 total ways to contact support for you to look at as well. One thing to keep in mind as you try to reach California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) help by calling them, is that other customers give their customer support at this number a 76% score for their communication skills and a 75% score for the overall help they received. That could be indicative of their abilities to help you resolve your problem overall, regardless of whether or not you call this number.

California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) Contact Info

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Other California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV/RMV) Phone Numbers

Customer Service800-777-0133Corporate Offices916-657-8035Mandatory Actions Unit916-657-6525

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