Find DPS Houston information including phone, address and hours of operation for the six different locations listed below.
Houston Texas DPS Offices
1. What should I bring when I visit the Houston Department of Public Safety office?
It varies upon what it is that you are trying to accomplish. If you are renewing your Houston drivers license, then you will need to complete a drivers license renewal form, and have your old license and your social security number. If you are trying to obtain your first TX driver license, then you will need to finish a online drivers ed course prior to your application at the DPS Houston Office. If you are between the ages of 14-17, you can get 10% off the enrollment cost for internet drivers education by clicking here. If you are between the ages of 18-24, you can enroll in an online Adult Drivers Ed class by clicking here.
2. What are the DPS Houston office hours?
We have listed the office hours and telephone number for all DPS Texas locations, including the DPS Houston office. Since the DPS Houston may close during special holidays, we strong recommend you call in advance of your visit to make sure that the DPS Houston office is open.
3. Can I pick up the forms that I need at the DPS Houston office?
Yes, or you can access them online here on our website by clicking here. We advise you to have the required forms prepared before your visit. Trust us, it will save you time. You’ll thank us later!
4. Is it true that the DPS Houston now requires a “Proof of Residency” policy for first time drivers license applicants?
Yes. However, it’s not just the DPS Houston. Effective April 2012, any Texas driver applying for an original Texas drivers license, Commercial Drivers License or Identification card is required to bring at least two documents to verify his or her identity. This is Texas law.
5. What forms of payment are accepted at the Houston DPS?
Houston DPS now accepts accept credit cards, cash, checks, and money orders.