DMV services at your local branch

  • Renew registration
  • Change ownership
  • Order personalized plates

Did you know AAA offers many DMV services?

Save time by taking care of select registration needs at your local branch instead of going to the DMV.1 You do not need to make an appointment—just come on by. Please note: The only acceptable forms of payment are cash or checks payable to the DMV.

Here’s what we can help you with:

  • Vehicle, boat, and off-road vehicle registration renewals2
  • Duplicate registration and stickers
  • Driver’s license change of address form
  • Used vehicle, and off-road vehicle transfer of ownership
  • New and used boat transfers
  • Release of liability
  • Replacement license plates
  • Disabled person parking placards
  • Disabled person license plates3
  • Personalized license plates4

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These services must be done through the DMV:

  • New driver’s licenses
  • Driver’s license renewals
  • New vehicle registration
  • Dealer transfers
  • Salvage certificate
  • Original off-road vehicle transfers (brand new vehicles)
  • All other DMV services not available at a AAA branch

You can make a DMV appointment by calling 1-800-777-0133 during business hours or using the DMV’s online appointment system.


Additional Resources:

Renew Online: Renew your vehicle registration online if you have received a renewal bill from the DMV

Transfer of Ownership: Change the registered owner or legal owner checklist

Driver's License Record: FAQs regarding your driving record and requesting information or changes

License Plates: Information on California license plates including replacements and personalized plates

AAA Smog Check Centers: AAA Test-Only Smog Centers in Los Angeles and Costa Mesa

Registration Calculator: Calculate an estimate of your vehicle registration fees


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1Registered vehicle owner must be present to receive license plates.

2Off-road vehicles are motor vehicles that are manufactured for operation exclusively off public roads and highways, including dirt bikes, off-road motorcycles, ATVs, quads, snowmobiles, sand rails, dune buggies, utility task vehicles, or 4x4 sport golf carts.

3Disabled person license plates can be issued to commercial vehicles only when the weight fee exemption is not requested.

4Personalized license plates are available for pickup at your local branch, only after placing an order.