Renew your Arizona driver's license

Determine the Status of Your LicenseRenew-License

In Arizona it is not necessary to renew your drivers license until you turn 65. If this birthday is coming up, its your responsibility to renew the drivers license.
A new photo and replacement license is required every 12 years.
You must also have adequate insurance to drive in the state
Valid License
You dont need to renew your license until you turn 65, whether you have a Class D Operators License, or a Motorcycle Class M license.
Renewals are only done in-person at an MVD Office.
Expired License
If your license has expired you can renew it within the year and pay a $10 fee.
Suspended License
If you’re not sure about whether your license is suspended or close to being suspended due to too many citations, check your driving record. If your license has been suspended, youll have to pay a fee ranging anywhere from $20 to $200.
Lost License
Duplicate licenses cost $4.

Check Your Renewal NoticeRenew-License

Arizona Driver Licenses are good until you turn 65 years old. No renewal notice is sent out.
You must get a new photo taken every 12 years, and you will get a notice telling you to come in for a new photo and a replacement license.

Renew In PersonRenew-License


You may not renew by mail or online. To renew, be prepared to complete a drivers license application and have your current license with you. You will have a new photo taken and must pass a vision test. A $10 fee applies. This license is good for five years.

Update Your Driving SkillsRenew-License

Taking a supplemental traffic school course helps you to learn new traffic laws and reinforces what you may have forgotten.

Military PersonnelRenew-License

Each states motor vehicle agency has different renewal policies for drivers in the military.