Category Archives: News and Information

Change in online registration renewal eligibility

MEDIA ADVISORY Change in state law allows additional time for online registration renewal eligibility (AUSTIN, Texas – December 30, 2021) A new state law gives Texans additional time to renew their vehicle registration online. House Bill 2152 allows online registration … Continue reading

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Changes to Disabled Veteran License Plates

NEWS RELEASE Reminder: Changes to Disabled Veteran License Plates Coming in 2022 Disabled Veteran Plates with the International Symbol of Access will be available (AUSTIN, Texas – December 30, 2021) Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, a new state law changes the … Continue reading

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TxDMV Board’s Projects and Operations Committee Meeting – December 1, 2021

Projects and Operations Committee Meeting Wednesday, December 1, 2021 – 2:00 p.m.   William B. Travis Building 1701 N. Congress Ave., Room 1.111 Austin, Texas 78701 Link to Meeting Agenda TxDMV Board, committee and advisory committee meetings are open to … Continue reading

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Changes to Disabled Veteran License Plates Coming in 2022

NEWS RELEASE Changes to Disabled Veteran License Plates Coming in 2022 Disabled Veteran Plates with the International Symbol of Access will be Available (AUSTIN, Texas – August 26, 2021) A new state law will change the requirements for Texans with disabled … Continue reading

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Cyber alert: Watch out for suspicious email and text messages

MEDIA ADVISORY Cyber alert: Watch out for suspicious email and text messages (AUSTIN, Texas – June 17, 2021) Some Texans have received emails and texts claiming to come from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV). These messages are not … Continue reading

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Media Advisory: Vehicle Title & Registration Waiver Ends April 14, 2021

Media Advisory Vehicle Title & Registration Waiver Ends April 14, 2021Texans have until the end of that day to complete overdue transactions (AUSTIN, Texas – April 5, 2021) The temporary waiver of certain vehicle title and registration requirements, announced by Governor … Continue reading

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TxDMV Finance and Audit Committee Meeting – March 31, 2021

Finance and Audit Committee Meeting Wednesday, March 31, 2021 – 2:00 p.m. via telephone conference call using Webex or the toll free number below. If you have any technical questions about accessing the meeting, please send an email to Board.Tech.Help@txdmv.gov. … Continue reading

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Reminder: Vehicle Title & Registration Waiver Ends April 14, 2021

NEWS RELEASE Reminder: Vehicle Title & Registration Waiver Ends April 14, 2021Texans have until the end of that day to complete overdue transactions (AUSTIN, Texas – February 12, 2021) If you’re overdue, it’s time to renew! The temporary waiver of … Continue reading

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TxDMV Weather Delay – Austin

Media Advisory (AUSTIN, Texas – January 10, 2021) The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles will delay opening its Austin Headquarters and Austin Regional Service Center until 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, due to weather and road conditions.  — … Continue reading

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Waiver of Vehicle Title & Registration Requirements Ends April 14, 2021

NEWS RELEASE Temporary Waiver of Vehicle Title & Registration Requirements Ends April 14, 2021 Texans have through the end of that day to complete overdue transactions (AUSTIN, Texas – December 15, 2020) If you’re overdue, it’s time to renew! The … Continue reading

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TxDMV Legislative & Public Affairs Committee Meeting – September 30, 2020

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board has scheduled an Open Meeting via telephone conference call.    Legislative and Public Affairs Committee Meeting  Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – 2 p.m. via telephone conference call using Webex or the toll free number below. If you have any … Continue reading

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Texas Communities Combat Crime Thanks to New Grant Funding

NEWS RELEASE Texas Communities Combat Crime Thanks to New Grant Funding  You can protect yourself from auto burglary and theft (AUSTIN, Texas – July 9, 2020) Watch out, auto burglars and thieves! Texas communities are fighting back. At its board … Continue reading

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Waiver of Texas Vehicle Title and Registration Requirements

NEWS RELEASE Temporary Waiver of Vehicle Title and Registration Requirements Remains in Effect (AUSTIN, Texas – July 3, 2020) Texans still get a break from certain vehicle title and registration requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary waiver announced … Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Meeting – June 11, 2020

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board has scheduled an Open Meeting via telephone conference call. Board Meeting  Thursday, June 11, 2020 – 8 a.m. via Webex or the toll free number below. If you have any technical questions … Continue reading

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TxDMV Finance and Audit Committee Meeting – June 10, 2020

The Finance and Audit Committee of the Board of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has scheduled an Open Meeting via telephone conference call. Finance and Audit Committee Meeting  Wednesday, June 10, 2020 – 2 p.m. via Webex or … Continue reading

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TxDMV Pharr Regional Office Reopening for In-Person Transactions

NEWS RELEASE TxDMV Pharr Regional Service Center Reopening  Temporary waiver of vehicle title and registration requirements remains in effect (AUSTIN, Texas – May 28, 2020) The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will reopen its Pharr Regional Service Center on Friday, … Continue reading

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Regional Offices Reopening for In-Person Transactions

NEWS RELEASE Regional Offices Reopening for In-Person Transactions  Temporary waiver of vehicle title and registration requirements remains in effect (AUSTIN, Texas – May 24, 2020) The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) will reopen some of its regional service centers beginning … Continue reading

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Consumer Protection Advisory Committee – CANCELED

Today the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Consumer Protection Advisory Committee (CPAC) was scheduled to meet via telephone conference call starting at 9 a.m. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties today’s meeting will be canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience … Continue reading

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TxDMV Board Meeting – April 2, 2020

        The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Board has scheduled an Open Meeting via telephone conference call. Board Meeting  Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 8 a.m. via Webex or the toll free number below. If you … Continue reading

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TxDMV Regional Service Centers Closed to Public for In-Person Transactions

MEDIA ADVISORY TxDMV Regional Service Centers Closed to Public for In-Person Transactions (AUSTIN, Texas – March 17, 2020) In an effort to reduce the exposure of Texans to COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles announced Tuesday, March 17, … Continue reading

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Important Information Regarding Vehicle Registration, Vehicle Titling, and Disabled Placards Requirements

MEDIA ADVISORY Important Information Regarding Vehicle Registration, Titling and Disabled Placards Requirements (AUSTIN, Texas – March 16, 2020)  In an effort to reduce the need for in-person transactions, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) worked with Governor Greg Abbott … Continue reading

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TxDMV Weather Delays – Feb. 6, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: The following Texas Department of Motor Vehicles regional service centers have adjusted operating hours on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, due to road conditions: Abilene: Delayed opening until noon Midland-Odessa: Delayed opening until noon Vehicle title and registration services: Most vehicle … Continue reading

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7:30 a.m. update: TxDMV Weather Closures – Feb. 5, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: The following Texas Department of Motor Vehicles regional service centers have adjusted operating hours on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, due to inclement weather: Abilene: Closed Amarillo: Closed El Paso: Delayed opening until 10 a.m. Lubbock: Closed Midland-Odessa: Closed Wichita … Continue reading

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TxDMV Weather Closures – Feb. 5, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY: The following Texas Department of Motor Vehicles regional service centers will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, due to inclement weather: Abilene Amarillo Lubbock Midland-Odessa Wichita Falls Vehicle title and registration services: Most vehicle title and registration services are … Continue reading

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TxDMV Office Delays & Closures 9/20/2019

Weather and road conditions are affecting the operating hours of the following Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) offices on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019: Beaumont Regional Service Center: Closed Houston Regional Service Center: Opening at noon Source: News and Information TxDMV … Continue reading

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