Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa DOT offices closed for Veterans Day

Posted on: October 30, 2017

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 30, 2017 – All Iowa Department of Transportation business locations will be closed Friday, Nov. 10, in honor of Veterans Day. 

Iowa DOT driver’s license service centers will also be closed Saturday, Nov 11, but open on Monday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. These centers are typically closed on Mondays.

Many people may be able to complete driver’s license business online at or at one of the conveniently located self-service kiosks. Kiosk users should check the host location's holiday schedule to determine hours and availability. 

Special note to motor carriers
The Office of Vehicle & Motor Carrier Services typically experiences a heavy workload on the day following the holiday. Customers are urged to submit applications for oversize permits, especially those weighing more than 156,000 pounds, several days before the permit is needed.


Iowa highway in the evening