California Dept of Motor Vehicles Links
This page provides quick links to many DMV services you may find useful. Make an appointment, renew your registration, order your driving record, and much more!
(Have your license plate number and VIN number available)
The department is required to suspend the registration of a vehicle when:
The registered owner fails to provide evidence of insurance within 30 days after the issuance of a registration card upon initial registration or transfer of ownership.
DMV is notified that a policy has been cancelled and a replacement policy has not been submitted within 45 days.
The registration is obtained by providing false evidence of insurance
Have an accident?
You must report it to DMV if there is at least $1,000.00 in damage or if anyone was injured.
Click here for a printable PDF DMV accident report (SR1)
Click here to report it to DMV directly online