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Take it online, Texas!

We are the official website of the State of Texas.

Welcome to Texas.gov!

You’re at the right place to take care of government transactions, find information
about our great state, engage with your government, or just get pointed in the right direction.

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Start here to take care of your government business online. It’s convenient, safe, and so much better than standing in line!

Important COVID-19 Information

If you need information or have been impacted by COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, here are some helpful resources. Make sure to seek information from your local city and county government officials too. Be well, Texas!

Helpful Links

Texas State Agency Resources

Texas Needs Supplies, Services and Equipment

The State of Texas is seeking critical equipment and capacity for medical providers, such as personal protective equipment (PPE), alternate care sites, and infection-control products. If you have products, sites, or equipment available for the state to consider procuring, please click the appropriate links below. Thanks for your support!


Texas Needs Volunteers

If you are an active or retired health care provider, a medical or nursing student, or just a Texan who wants to help, please click the Register to Volunteer link. We appreciate your support!​

If your healthcare facility needs volunteers, please use the Request Volunteers link to submit a request for medical and/or non-medical staffing support. ​


Help the Texas COVID-19 Response Efforts

Make a difference and make a secure, tax-deductible donation through the OneStar Foundation.

Are you compliant with federal REAL ID requirements?

The Federal REAL ID deadline has been extended. Starting October 1, 2021, you’ll need a valid passport, a U.S. military ID, or a REAL ID-compliant driver license with a gold star to travel in the U.S.

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Got a valid passport or a gold star?
You’re compliant and good to go!

No gold star? You have options!


If your license or ID expires before October 2021, you’ll get the gold star on your next renewal. If your card expires before October 2022, you can renew up to two years ahead of time to get the gold star.

Can I renew online?


Visit www.texas.gov/dlrenewal to check your eligibility and renew your driver license or ID online, or you can visit a DPS office.


Need more info on REAL ID ?



Use the REAL ID Document Check for a customized checklist of the documents you’ll need to bring to your Driver License Office visit. Get more detailed information on REAL ID compliance at the DPS REAL ID website.

Drivers

Save your driving to see the more scenic attractions across Texas. Skip the office lines and take care of all your driving business online.





State Agencies


Navigating government agencies can be tougher than dry brisket. Here you’ll find contact info and more for all the state agencies.


Public Safety, Dept. of

  • 5805 N Lamar
    Austin, Texas 78752


Motor Vehicles, Dept. of

  • 4000 Jackson Ave., Bldg. 1
    Austin, Texas 78731


Governor, Office of the

  • 1100 San Jacinto Blvd, Suite 151B
    Austin, Texas 78701


Comptroller, Office of

  • LBJ Bldg, 111 E 17th St, First Floor
    Austin, Texas 78774-0100


Texas Secretary of State

  • James E. Rudder Bldg.

    1019 Brazos St.

    Austin, Texas 78701





Work

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In your neighborhood


Dern it! Need to go to a government office? Let us help you find one. We can also help you locate fun stuff like parks and libraries.

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Info


Here’s a bunch of really great general information.

We’ve wrangled it together by subject for easy browsing.





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#GetEngaged

Connect with Texas government here – one tweet, post, video, pin, or picture at a time!





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Records

Official state documents! Order vital records, print driver records, and more – straight from the horse’s mouth.








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