Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa DOT offices closed for Veterans Day

Posted on: October 29, 2012

AMES, Iowa – Oct. 29, 2010 – The Iowa Department of Transportation is announcing office closures in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.  

Driver's license stations
All Iowa DOT driver's license stations will be closed Saturday Nov. 10, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 8:30 a.m. Iowa DOT driver’s license stations are closed on Mondays.  

Motor Carrier Permit Center
The Motor Carrier Permit Center will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day. Normal business hours will resume at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Truckers needing permits for oversize loads to travel in Iowa will need to get permits in advance. Normal hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  


Office of Driver Services at 515-237-3253 or
Office of Vehicle and Motor Carrier Services at 515-237-3264 or



Iowa highway in the evening