AMES — All Iowa Department of Transportation business locations will be closed Monday, Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day.

Iowa DOT driver’s license service centers, which are normally closed on Mondays, will also be closed Saturday, Nov. 9 in observance of the holiday. The service centers will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 8:30 a.m.

Many people may be able to complete driver’s license business online at

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.

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