NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – If you’re one of the many people who have waited for months now to get your drivers license, you’ll be able to do so starting May 26.
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) centers across Texas are reopening Tuesday morning, with plans in place to protect people from the novel coronavirus.READ MORE: North Texas Crossing Guard Killed After Driver Accident In School Zone
Governor Abbott closed driver service centers back on March 19, and the state is gradually reopening them in phases.
North Texas DPS Driver’s License Centers will reopen on June 3, and appointments can be made starting May 29. DMV locations in Dallas and Fort Worth open Tuesday, May 26.UPDATE: Investigation Continues Into Cause Of Military Plane Crash Into Texas Neighborhood
At DPS driver’s license centers, you can book an appointment months in advance. These centers will be limited for in person services to first-time Texas drivers who need a license as well as those who need to take a test.
Inside the DMV, you’ll find social distancing guidelines in place, including: offices limited to 25% of total capacity.
Customers will have to go in alone, unless a caregiver is needed.
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The state’s temporary waiver of vehicle title and registration requirements will remain in effect — but many drivers can still renew their license online.