It’s time! You’re ready to get a Texas driver license. That means you need to make a trip to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Not exactly sure where to go? No worries, Aceable has got you covered. There’s no need to worry, “Is there a DPS near me?”, as the Texas DPS has dozens of locations across the state, so there’s sure to be a DPS office near you. Whether you live in Austin, Garland, Houston, El Paso, San Antonio or somewhere in between, we can help you find the closest driver license office. All you have to do is gather up your DPS forms and go!
Check out the guide below to find the closest DPS office in each major Texas city.
Texas DPS Locations
Austin DPS Locations
There are 16 DPS locations in the greater-Austin, TX area. However, there are only three locations within the city limits.
Austin North Lamar: 6121 North Lamar Boulevard, AUSTIN, TX 78752, 512-424-2076
Austin Northwest: 13730 Research Boulevard, AUSTIN, TX 78750-1812, 512-464-3700
Austin South: 6425 South Interstate 35, Ste. 180, AUSTIN, TX 78744, 512-444-5241
Dallas DPS Locations
There are 4 DPS locations in the greater-Dallas, TX area. There is one location within the Dallas city limits.
Dallas-South Mega Center: 39025 LBJ Service Road, DALLAS, TX 75232, 214-330-3958
El Paso DPS Locations
There are 4 DPS locations in El Paso, TX.
El Paso Gateway: 7300 Gateway East, EL PASO, TX 79915, 915-598-3487
El Paso Hondo Pass: 4505 Hondo Pass, EL PASO, TX 79904, 915-751-6455
El Paso Northwest: 1854 Northwestern, EL PASO, TX 79912-1122, 915-877-1647
El Paso Scott Simpson: 11612 Scott Simpson Drive, EL PASO, TX 79936-6210, 915-849-4100
Fort Worth DPS Locations
There are 3 DPS locations in Fort Worth, TX.
Fort Worth East: 3500 Miller Avenue, Charles F. Griffin Sub-Courthouse, FORT WORTH, TX 76119, 817-413-6318
Fort Worth Mega Center: 8301 Brentwood Stair Road, FORT WORTH, TX 76120, 817-285-1900
Fort Worth South: 6413 Woodway Drive, FORT WORTH, TX 76133-5536, 817-294-1075
Houston DPS Locations
There are 9 DPS locations in the Houston, TX area with six locations within the city. Three of those locations are mega centers.
Houston North Mega Center: 8418 Veterans Memorial Drive, HOUSTON, TX 77088, 281-449-2685
Houston Southeast Mega Center: 10810 Galveston Rd (HWY 3), HOUSTON, TX 77034, 281-929-5300
Houston Gessner Mega Center: 12220 South Gessner Road, HOUSTON, TX 77071, 713-219-4100
San Antonio DPS Locations
There are 4 DPS locations in San Antonio, TX. Two of those locations are in the city of San Antonio itself.
San Antonio General McMullen: 1803 South General McMullen, SAN ANTONIO, TX 78226-1127, 210-436-6611
San Antonio South East: 6502 South New Braunfels Avenue, SAN ANTONIO, TX 78223-3014, 210-531-2240
Living in a Texas city we didn’t mention? Simply search for your nearest Department of Public Safety office using their Driver License Office locator tool. You’ll find each location’s phone number, hours of operation and a link to schedule an appointment online if available.
Texas Drivers Ed Courses You Can Take Anywhere
Even if you live nowhere near a Texas DPS office you can still take Aceable’s online Texas drivers ed course. It allows teens to complete the required education using a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer. The course offers unlimited permit practice tests and allows you to complete the DPS written exam in the app!
But that’s not all! You get to choose between two drivers ed courses to find the one that's right for you. There’s the Texas Parent Taught Drivers Ed course and the Instructor Taught Teen Drivers Ed course.
Are you an adult that wants to learn the best practices before taking the road test? Aceable’s Texas Adult Drivers Ed course was created specifically for older drivers that need a refresher or an initial driving lesson. We also offer a Texas defensive driving course to help you dismiss a speeding ticket and keep points off your license!
If you have any questions about our Texas drivers ed and defensive driving courses, get in touch with Aceable today and we’ll guide you through the process.