Find DPS Austin information including address and hours of operation. Please select any of the four locations below.
1. What should I bring when I make an appointment at the DPS Austin office?
It varies upon what it is that you are trying to accomplish. If you are renewing your Austin 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 complete a online drivers ed course prior to your application at the DPS Austin Office. If you are between fourteen and seventeen years old, you can get 10% off the enrollment cost for internet drivers education by clicking here. If you are between eighteen and twenty-four years old, you can enroll in an online Adult Drivers Ed class by clicking here.
2. What are the Austin hours of operation?
We have listed the office hours and telephone number for all DPS Texas locations, including the DPS Austin office. Since the Austin Department of Public Safety may close during special holidays, we strong recommend you call in advance of your visit to make sure that the DPS Austin office is open.
3. Can I pick up the forms that I need at the DPS Austin office?
Yes, or you can access them online here on our website by clicking here. We strongly recommend you to have the mandated forms prepared before your visit. Trust us, it will make the process faster. You’ll thank us later!
4. Is it true that the DPS Austin now requires a “Proof of Residency” policy for first time drivers license applicants?
Yes. However, it’s not just the DPS Austin. Effective April 2012, any vehicle operator applying for an original Texas drivers license, Commercial Drivers License or ID card is required to bring a minimum of 2 documents to verify his or her identity. This is Texas law.