Determine the Status of Your License Renew-License
You must have a valid license to drive in the state.
Class D (standard or permanent) driver licenses must be renewed every five years.
It is illegal to drive with an expired license. You have one year to renew without having to retest. You will have to pay a $1.15 fine if you renew late.
The Suspended License page provides information about how to reinstate your license.
To obtain a duplicate license, contact your local office.
Renew In Person Renew-License
To renew you will need to complete the application form, pass a vision exam and pyay the required $25 fee.
For motorcycle endorsement renewals it will cost an additional $8.
Under rare circumstances, renewal applicants may be asked to take the road and written tests.
Renew Online Renew-License
Renewing online is not an option.
Renew by Mail Renew-License
You can renew by mail if you are in the military and not stationed in the state. Otherwise, you must renew in person. There are some exceptions to this rule. Call your local DMV to determine if you qualify for mail renewal.
Update Your Driving Skills Renew-License
Keeping your driving skills and knowledge of new laws up-to-date is important. A refresher course is recommended.