Due to weather concerns, Austin area offices,
including Driver License    offices, will open at 10 AM
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018. Other offices may be
affected as well. Please check with your local office.

DPS Vision, Mission, Goals, Values and Motto
  • Mission:
    Protect and Serve Texas
  • Vision
    Proactively protect the citizens of Texas in an ever changing threat environment while always remaining faithful to the U.S. and State Constitution.
  • Core Values:
    1. Integrity: We demonstrate through our actions honesty, fairness and respect for others in our professional and personal lives
    2. Excellence: We strive to be outstanding in everything we do and we never settle for less
    3. Accountability: We seek and accept responsibility for our actions, performance and results
    4. Teamwork: We work closely with other agencies to achieve common objectives
  • Motto:
    Courtesy, Service, Protection
  • Goals:
    1. Combat Crime and Terrorism
    2. Enhance Highway and Public Safety
    3. Enhance Statewide Emergency Management
    4. Enhance Public Safety Licensing and Regulatory Services