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Saturday February 6th, 2016 8:41AM

Drivers licensing holiday schedule announced

By Staff
ATLANTA - State Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell announced Thursday the upcoming holiday hours for driver licensing and testing customer service centers and administrative offices statewide. (Schedule below).

In addition, Mikell offered some advice for customers who need licenses or IDs during this busy time:

*Plan ahead:

Visit the DDS website at www.dds.ga.gov for complete location and hours of service information.

Tuesday is always the busiest day during the week. Wednesday or Thursday afternoons are the best time to plan a visit.

Any day before or after a holiday closing is a very busy day.

Proof of identity, residency and social security number is required for anyone renewing or obtaining a driver's license or ID as required by the Federal Real ID Act. Before visiting an office, please review the new document requirements at www.dds.ga.gov.

Check for online services at www.dds.ga.gov such as initiating a change of address, replacing a lost license, payment of citations and license suspension/reinstatement information.

*Holiday schedule:

All DDS Customer Service Centers and administrative offices will be closed Thursday, November 28 through Friday, November 29 for Thanksgiving Holidays. Centers with Saturday operating hours on November 30. However, walk-in road tests will not be given on Saturday, November 30 or Tuesday, December 3 in efforts to manage customer wait times.

December
All DDS Customer Service Centers and administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday December 25 for holidays. In an effort to manage customer wait times, walk-in road tests will not be given on Thursday, December 26 or on Tuesday, December 31.

January
All DDS locations will be closed on New Year's Day, Wednesday, January 1.
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