DMV Holidays: Hours and Closing Schedule for 2023, & 2024

Closed for the DMV Holidays Schedule

Your state’s Department of Motor Vehicles offices reflect holiday hours and closing schedules alongside most government agencies and state departments.

The DMV holiday schedule varies by state.

Below you will find the common days your local DMV is closed throughout the year.

Here are the common holiday closings for the DMV in 2024, 2025, and 2026:

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Some DMV offices may close or need an appointment prior to visiting.  Before you visit any DMV office, you should call prior to visiting your local DMV.

2023 DMV Holidays

Are you curious about the 2023 DMV Public Holidays? It’s always good to know when the DMV offices will be closed so you can plan your visits accordingly. In 2023, there will be ten holidays observed by the DMV.

What Days is the DMV Closed for Holidays?

The DMV will be closed on December 25th for Christmas Day and on January 1st for New Year’s Day. They will reopen for business on December 26th and January 2nd respectively.

  • Christmas Day – Wednesday, 12/25/2023

2024 DMV Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day – Monday, 01/01/2024
  • Martin Luther King Day – Monday, 01/15/2024
  • President’s Day – Tuesday, 02/19/2024
  • Memorial Day – Monday, 05/27/2024
  • Juneteenth – Wednesday, 06/19/2024
  • Independence Day – Thursday, 07/04/2024
  • Labor Day – Monday, 09/02/2024
  • Columbus Day – Monday, 10/14/2024
  • Veterans’ Day – Monday, 11/11/2024 (Public Holiday)
  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, 11/28/2024
  • Christmas Day – Wednesday, 12/25/2024

2024 New Years Day DMV Offices Would be Closed (Upcoming Holidays)

The DMV will be closed on New Year’s Day in 2024, which falls on a Monday. However, transactions will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd.

2022 DMV Public Holidays (Passed)

2022 is a year to look out for because there are quite a few public holidays that will fall on weekends. The first one is on January 1st, which is New Year’s Day. Then, we have Presidents’ Day on February 21st, Memorial Day on May 30th, Independence Day on July 4th, Labor Day on September 5th, Columbus Day on October 10th, and Veterans Day on November 11th.

There are also a few other days that may be of interest to the DMV community, such as St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th and Tax Day on April 18th. As always, please remember to check with your local DMV office for the most up-to-date information regarding closures and holiday hours.

  • New Year’s Day – Tuesday, 01/01/2022
  • Martin Luther King Day – Monday, 01/21/2022
  • President’s Day – Tuesday, 02/19/2022
  • Memorial Day – Monday, 05/27/2022
  • Independence Day – Thursday, 07/04/2022
  • Labor Day – Monday, 09/02/2022
  • Columbus Day – Monday, 10/14/2022
  • Veterans’ Day – Monday, 11/11/2022
  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, 11/28/2022
  • Christmas Day – Wednesday, 12/25/2022

Questions & Answers

Is the DMV Open on Saturday?

While most DMV and Motor Vehicle offices operate on weekdays, Saturday availability may vary depending on your state and county. To ensure convenience and avoid any surprises, it is advisable to contact your local DMV and inquire about their Saturday opening hours.

Do You Need an Appointment to Visit a DMV office?

Sometimes, it is necessary to make an appointment before visiting a DMV office. Contact or search for your local DMV office to see if they accept walk-in visitors.

Is the DMV Open on Juneteenth 2024?

DMV offices throughout the United States will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth.


Each state may include state-specific holidays, so check with your local DMV for closures. Or see our DMV Office Finder if you need help locating a DMV office near you.

DMV customers should take note of the upcoming holiday hours and closing schedules so they can plan their visits accordingly. The holidays are a busy time at the DMV, so make sure to check the schedule in advance to avoid long wait times or having to come back on another day. Have you ever had to go to the DMV during a holiday? How was your experience? Let us know in the comments below.