DMV Holidays: Hours and Closing Schedule for 2023

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 holidays 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 2022:

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic DMV offices maybe close before visiting any DMV office you should call prior to visiting your local DMV.

2022 DMV Public Holidays

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

2023 DMV Public Holidays

  • New Year’s Day – Tuesday, 01/01/2023
  • Martin Luther King Day – Monday, 01/16/2023
  • President’s Day – Tuesday, 02/20/2023
  • Memorial Day – Monday, 05/29/2023
  • Juneteenth – Monday, 06/19/2023
  • Independence Day – Thursday, 07/04/2023
  • Labor Day – Monday, 09/04/2023
  • Columbus Day – Monday, 10/9/2023
  • Veterans’ Day – Friday, 11/10/2023 (Public Holiday)
  • Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, 11/23/2023
  • Christmas Day – Wednesday, 12/25/2023

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.