Iowa DOT News Release

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

Posted on: December 14, 2020

AMES, IOWA – Dec. 14, 2020 – All Iowa Department of Transportation locations will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24-25, 2020, and Friday, Jan. 1, 2020, for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. All Iowa DOT driver's license service centers will also be closed Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, and Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. 

Appointments are required for driver's license and ID services and can be made at Many people may be able to complete driver’s license business online at


For questions, please go to the Iowa DOT’s contact page.

Iowa highway in the evening