Information for the News Media
Public Information Office
October 26, 1999
Driver License Office
The DPS Driver License office located at
6121 North Lamar Blvd. will close Oct. 29 and reopen on Nov. 1 at Northcross Mall, 2525 W.
Anderson Lane, Suite 440. The new office will process license renewals, changes of address
and duplicate licenses ONLY. No original licenses, which require testing, will be issued
at the Northcross Mall office.
The new mall office will be open to the public from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The office
will be closed on regular state holidays, including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
The North Lamar Driver License Office will be closed
from November 1 until early July as the building undergoes expansion and renovations to
allow staff to more efficiently serve the public.
The new North Lamar office will have more seating
for the public and additional space for conducting driver license-related business.
The building, which was constructed in 1963,
originally served as the district Highway Patrol office. Renovations turned the building
into a license issuance office, but the building was not specifically configured for
issuing driver licenses or giving driver tests.
The new office telephone numbers are:
Anyone needing to take a written or driving test to get a Texas
driver license can go to the following Austin offices:
- 13730 Research Blvd., 335-8131
- 4719 S. Congress Ave., 444-5241