Schedule an Arizona DMV appointment fast and easy

For most Arizonans, getting or renewing a license is time-consuming and complicated. You’ll remain stuck in long queues, and the whole endeavor may take hours. But do you know that there’s a better, faster, and more efficient way to get an Arizona DMV appointment? 

DoNotPay is an app that can schedule your Arizona state DMV appointment in a few minutes. There’s no need to call or email anyone for an appointment—you can do it directly from your smartphone. Open DoNotPay in your favorite web browser or download the app for iOS to book your DMV appointment. With DoNotPay, you don’t need to waste a productive day to visit the DMV. 

How to book an Arizona DMV appointment

There are two ways you can schedule an appointment at the Arizona DMV on your own:

  • In person
  • Online

Most people prefer scheduling an appointment online from an authorized third-party provider.

Booking an appointment with the Arizona DMV in person

If you want to visit a local MVD (Motor Vehicle Services) to schedule an appointment in person, you need to get there early. Booking an appointment in person can take hours. On top of that, you will probably spend a couple of hours waiting in queues. If booking in person is the best option for you, check out the complete list of Arizona MVD offices to find the nearest one.

Booking Arizona DMV Appointments Online

  1. Visit the Arizona Department of Transportation website.
  2. Choose from 8 different services offered by the Service Arizona ADOT:
  • Vehicle Registration Renewal
  • Address or Email Change
  • Personalized/Specialty Plates
  • Driver License/ID
  • Restricted Use 3-Day Permit
  • Voter Registration
  • MVD Office Appointments

You may also use a Quick Vehicle Renewal tool on the official website.

Click Driver License/ID to apply for a temporary ID card or replace an ID card. This section also includes Travel ID card appointments. Select one of the following services:

  • Replace Driver’s License
  • Replace Identification Card
  • Replace Both Driver License and Identification Card
  • Temporary Identification Card

Enter your personal information. Note that the information you provide should match your Arizona Driver License. If you don’t know your Driver’s License or Identification Card number, call customer service at 602-255-0072. When you’re done, hit Continue. 

  1. Choose the nearest Arizona MVD.
  2. Select a free slot that suits you.
  3. Select your preferred notification method (phone, SMS, or email) and hit continue.
  4. Review your request to check if all the information is correct.
  5. Click Continue or Done to confirm the booking.   

Booking by phone

You can’t book an Arizona DMV appointment by phone. You can use their hotlines only for general inquiries. 

Important Arizona MVD phone numbers

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Here are the phone numbers of Arizona MVD offices. 

  • Motor Vehicle Division Inquiries: 602-255-0072
  • General Non-Motor Vehicle Inquiries: 602-712-7355

If you have any additional concerns, you can visit the Contact ADOT page and send your questions and feedback using the customer reply form. Complete the information needed to submit the form, and attach any files related to your concern. You can expect a reply in two business days.

How to book an Arizona DMV appointment with DoNotPay 

DoNotPay is an efficient app that offers a variety of innovative, time-saving services to help you deal with different legal and administrative complaints or issues. If you need to pay the Arizona DMV a visit, DoNotPay can get your appointment in just a couple of minutes. You don’t need to talk to an agent on the phone, wait on hold, or spend hours in queues. You just need to take the following steps:

  1. Open the DoNotPay app in your web browser or download the iOS version of the app from the App Store. 
  2. Select the type of appointment you want to book:
  3. Renewing or applying for a driver license
  4. Schedule a written or behind-the-wheel driver’s test
  5. Renewing a vehicle registration
  6. Changing your address
  7. Titling a vehicle
  8. Requesting for driver records
  9. Select the most convenient time for the appointment.
  10. Click Done.

DoNotPay can also help you prepare any paperwork you need for your appointment. Our app will let you know which forms or documents you need and help you fill them in.  

What type of appointment can I schedule at the Arizona DMV?

You can set up an appointment with the Arizona DMV for any of the following services:

  1. Apply for a new license, renew your old one, or replace a driver’s license
  2. Request for driver records
  3. Secure a learner’s permit or a commercial license 
  4. Register or renew a car registration
  5. Titling a vehicle
  6. Get a behind-the-wheel driver’s test
  7. Get a commercial driver’s test
  8. Get a replacement license plate, sticker, or ID registration card
  9. Secure vehicle moving permits

What documents should I prepare before my appointment with the Arizona DMV?

The Arizona Motor Vehicle Division Office requires applicants to bring documents that will prove their identity. These documents are essential if you want to get an official learner’s permit or a driver’s license.

Documents needed for a Graduated Instructor Permit (Age 15 and 6 months)

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Two documents that prove your identity or lawful presence. Take note that at least one should have a photo ID. Both documents should be certified true copies
  • A fee of $7
  • A Driver’s License or Identification Card application duly signed by a parent or a guardian in the presence of an MVD representative or agent.

After submitting these requirements, the MVD agent will review the documents presented. You will be asked to take a vision test and a written exam. 

In order to prove your identity, you can use any of the following documents:

  • Birth Certificate
  • US Certificate of Birth Abroad
  • US Passport or Passport Card
  • Permanent Resident Card/Resident Alien Card
  • USCIS Employment  Authorization Card
  • US Certificate of Naturalization
  • US Certificate of Citizenship
  • Enhanced Driver License or Enhanced ID Card
  • Enhanced Tribal Card
  • Delayed Birth Certificate
  • Tribal Certificate of Indian Blood
  • Foreign Passport
  • Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Affidavit of Birth
  • US Military DD-214
  • Active Duty, Reserve or Retired US Military ID Card
  • I-94 form with unexpired foreign passport and an unexpired US Visa
  • I-94 form without a passport
  • ADC Released Offender Card 
  • Refugee Travel Document I-571
  • Record of an extended previous Arizona Driver License or ID Card

Documents needed for a Graduated Driver’s License (Age 16 and Up)

  • Your Graduated Instructor permit
  • Your Social Security Number
  • Two documents that prove your identity. At least one of these documents include your photo, and both should be certified original copies. Refer to the list above for acceptable documents. 
  • A fee of $25
  • Your Certificate of Completion of the Driver’s ED program. You may also use any proof that you were able to complete 30 hours of actual driving practice

After the representative has reviewed the submitted documents, you need to pass the driver’s test or a road test. You can only get your license if you pass these tests. To apply for the test, you need will the following documents:

  • The vehicle’s registration 
  • The vehicle’s insurance

Documents needed to get a Travel ID

Starting October 1, 2020, you won’t be able to pass the security checkpoints at TSA airport for domestic or local travel unless you have the Arizona Travel ID or a US passport. To get a Travel ID, you must provide:

  • A document that states your primary identification or proof of status
  • Your Social Security Number
  • Two documents with your name and current residential address. These documents should come from two different entities (business, tribal or government agency/organization)

Registration renewal documents

To renew your driver’s registration, you can schedule your appointment online, by phone or in person. The MVD will send you a notice to let you know if you need to pass a vehicle emission test. You will need to fill out several forms provided by the MVD and pay the fees.

How long do I have to wait for an appointment at the Arizona DMV?

The wait time for every office depends on the number of customers waiting for their turn and other unforeseeable concerns. You may have to spend as much as five hours waiting! 

Consider that the average wait time for appointments booked in advance is around 23 days. You’ll have to consider your unique situation to decide whether to book your appointment in person or book it online. The DMV may give you a shorter wait time if you book in advance and if you explain why you urgently need to visit the DMV. 

The DoNotPay app can help you avoid these situations by scheduling an appointment for you. Use DoNotPay directly in your web browser or download the app for iOS.

When is the best time to visit an Arizona DMV office?

If you want to book your appointment in person by visiting an Arizona MVD office, make sure to check their working hours ahead. Some offices operate Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, while others are open only on specific days of the week.

In most Arizona DMV offices, road testing is conducted at 3:30 pm while vehicle inspection is at 4:00 pm. Most other examinations and tests take place at 4:45 pm. 

How to avoid the long wait when making an appointment with the Arizona DMV?

The best way to avoid wasting hours in queues is to use DoNotPay. The app will make a DMV appointment in your stead in just several minutes.

Major DMV locations in Arizona

There are several DMV Arizona offices to choose from. You can find the complete list of the DMV offices, addresses, and office hours, as well as the number of customers currently waiting with an interactive map here.

Colorado City

Address:

16 Central St. 

Colorado City, AZ 86021

Phone: (928) 875-2898

Open times

Monday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Phoenix Northwest

Address:

20626 N. 26th Ave 

Phoenix, AZ, 85027 

Phone: (602) 255-0072

Open times

Monday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Phoenix South Mountain

Address:

221 E. Olympic Dr. 

Phoenix, AZ 85040 

Phone: (602) 255-0072

Open times

Monday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

With the DoNotPay app, you can avoid all this hassle when looking for the DMV office to contact for your concerns. You can book an appointment with the right DMV office without wasting any time. You can use the app in any web browser or download the free iOS version from the App Store. 

DoNotPay also helps you ACE your written exam

DoNotPay can also help you study for your written exam with a free practice test. Drivers that do well on our practice tests are guaranteed to do well on the written exam. If you have an upcoming practice test, make sure you pass by using our free DMV practice test.

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