The City of Sarasota is located in Sarasota County, Florida. The population for Sarasota Florida and surrounding areas according to the 2004 US Census Bureau is 589,959. If you live in the city of Sarasota you know the DMV offices can be very busy. Our first recommendation is to try and complete your DMV needs online. The Florida DMV has automated many processes so that in most cases you don't have to go to the local DMV office.
There are several Sarasota DMV Offices in Sarasota County including Sarasota and Venice. Each DMV location has different hours. Many offices are open from 7:30am until 6pm.
If you need an appointment to take your DMV test for a drivers license or take your behind the wheel test you can make that appointment online. The DMV online appointment system walks you through the process of making an appointment for a variety of tests and renewals.
If at all possible it is recommended that you make an appointment for your Sarasota DMV needs. You should arrive about 15 minutes before your appointment and be sure to bring the required identification and other paperwork.