Before you visit
Our office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you need to complete a driver license transaction, you must be seated with one of our associates by 4:30 p.m. to allow sufficient time for processing.
Please check our hours and holidays for the best days and times to visit.
You may be able to save a trip to our office by processing your transaction online. View our online services page for options.
Avoid the wait! If you are processing title work, a driver license, or an ID card, you can schedule an appointment.
First Manatee South County Tag Agency, which is privately owned and is not a Manatee County Tax Collector office, offers extended and Saturday hours. For details, read our First Manatee South County Tag Agency FAQ.
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Office wait times
DeSoto wait times do not apply to Specialized Driver License Department, which provides services by appointment only.
Text "wait" to 41411 to get wait times via text message.
Wait times unavailable for First Manatee South County Tag Agency, a private agency that provides extended and Saturday hours.
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All locations are currently closed except for First Manatee South County Tag Agency (open until 2:00 p.m.). This agency offers limited services. For details, please read our First Manatee South County Tag Agency FAQ