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Governor Abbott, DPS announce limited reopening of driver license offices

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of Public Safety will begin a phased opening of driver license offices starting May 26th with limited service offerings.

As part of this opening plan, DPS will

that allows customers to book appointments up to six months in advance.

The limited services being offered will be by appointment only.

The four-phase plan for the opening of driver license offices is as follows:

Phase 1:

Offices in DPS’ Northwest and West Texas regions will reopen with limited services beginning May 26, 2020.

Customers who currently do not possess a Texas DL, CDL, learner permit or ID card, as well those who are in need of a driving test, can begin scheduling appointments in these two regions on May 22 at 1 p.m.

Phase 2:

Offices in DPS’ South and Central Texas regions will reopen with limited services beginning May 29, 2020.

Customers who currently do not possess a Texas DL, CDL, learner permit or ID card, as well those who are in need of a driving test, can begin scheduling appointments in these two regions on May 26 at 1 p.m.

Phase 3:

Offices in DPS’ North and Southeast Texas regions will reopen with limited services beginning June 3, 2020.

Customers who currently do not possess a Texas DL, CDL, learner permit or ID card, as well those who are in need of a driving test, can begin scheduling appointments in these two regions on May 29 at 1 p.m.

Phase 4:

Allow customers to schedule an appointment for all DL office transactions anywhere in the state and is expected to begin midsummer.

DPS will announce details on this phase at a later date. Extension for expiration dates will remain in effect until phase 4 is implemented.

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