Why is the wait for a California DMV appointment so long?

Why is the wait for a California DMV appointment so long?

  Most people dread going to the California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) and avoid it as long as humanly possible. Even if you decide to make a California DMV appointment, chances are you may have to wait weeks, if not months, for that appointment. Here is data we have on appointment trends that will help you save time when you book your next DMV appointment. And if you remember one thing from this post, book an appointment, there's no excuse. ConsiderĀ even express appointments options if you're in a pinch. What our California DMV appointment data reveals... We recently booked our 1000th California DMV appointment for folks looking to take driving tests, renew licenses, or register vehicles - like you! Our YoGov data team wanted to better understand just how long people had to wait for an appointment at the DMV.   šŸŽˆĀ 2018 update:Ā Here are the latest wait times for an DMV appointment online.   By now, we know that most California residents have learned that booking...
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The Longest DMV Wait Times in California

The Longest DMV Wait Times in California

There can be quite a bit of confusion and misinformation with walk-in wait times at California DMV's: just when is the best time to visit? And how long can the waits actually be? We decided to crunch the numbers to understand exactly how long people have to wait at when walking into DMV's across California. We put together charts that help explain this based on thousands of wait times collected from 11/28 to 12/2 in 2016. Here's what we learned. Be sure to read to the end to learn how to cut down on your DMV wait times completely. Also, above all else, book an appointment to cut down on your wait time! Yes, California DMV wait times can be over 3 hours Of the thousands of average California DMV wait times we collected throughout the week at around 40 California DMV locations, we can confidently say this: There are some very unfortunate wait times. In the chart below, we put together the longest 20...
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