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For many people, nothing can ruin a day quite like standing in line at the DMV.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles knows how frustrating waiting for your number to be called can be — so they introduced self-service kiosks. At the kiosk drivers can instantly get their vehicle registration and license plate stickers without having to stand in line for hours at a time.
In 2019, the DMV is making customer visits even more convenient, by adding more services to the kiosks. With just a few taps, California drivers can now:
- Pay vehicle registration suspension reinstatement fee ($14)
- Submit or remove an affidavit of non-use
- Submit insurance information when required by the Vehicle Insurance Program.
Previously, those services could only be completed online, by mail or over the phone.
"We are always looking for convenient ways to provide our service to the people of California, and this is another step in that direction," said Acting DMV Director Bill Davidson. "We are excited to see DMV Now Self-Terminals offer these expanded options."
Customers will need to have their license plate number and the last five characters of their vehicle identification number. If the driver cannot find that information, they will need a letter from the DMV with a personal identification number.
Drivers will also need their insurance documents.
Kiosks accept credit/debit cards and cash. Click here to find a Kiosk near you.
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