DMV to extend office hours at 24 Los Angeles area field offices to help ease wait times

The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday that it will open 17 more field offices in the Los Angeles metro area an hour earlier beginning Monday, July 1.

The change will provide the public with 24 early-hour offices in the region.

Starting next week, the following field offices will open at 7 a.m. every weekday except Wednesday to help ease customer wait times. The offices will continue to open at 9 a.m. on Wednesday and close at 5 p.m. daily.

• Arleta
• Costa Mesa
• Compton
• El Monte
• Fullerton
• Glendale
• Hollywood (driver license/identification card only)
• Inglewood
• Laguna Hills
• Montebello
• Oxnard
• Rancho Cucamonga
• San Clemente
• Simi Valley
• Stanton (driver license/identification card only)
• Torrance
• Westminster

Offices in Lincoln Park, Newhall, Pomona, Redlands, Santa Ana, Whittier and Winnetka have offered the extended hours since last summer, serving thousands of customers during the extra morning hour.