Iowa DOT News Release

Iowa DOT offices closed for Christmas and New Year’s holidays

Posted on: December 09, 2015

AMES, IOWA – Dec. 9, 2015 – All  Iowa Department of Transportation business locations will be closed Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. Most business locations will resume normal operations on the Monday following the holiday closure.

All Iowa DOT driver’s license stations will be closed Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015, and Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. These locations, normally closed on Mondays, will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, and Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.  

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. 


Contacts: Iowa DOT at 515-239-1101 or

Iowa highway in the evening