All driver’s licenses MAY now be renewed online. Your notice may tell you to come into an office but due to special circumstances related to COVID-19, try online first.
This online system allows you to renew your driver’s license (DL) or identification card (ID).
Be sure to review the eligibility guidelines below before beginning.
Watch this video to learn how to Create a DMV Account to Renew Driver’s License & ID Card (Step-by-Step).
Before you begin…
Review the eligibility guidelines below to determine whether you will be able to renew your DL/ID online.
If you do not already have a DMV online account, you will be asked to create an account.
Be prepared to pay a renewal fee in the amount shown on your renewal notice.
What to expect:
You should receive your new DL/ID card in the mail within three to four weeks. If you have not received your DL/ID card after 60 days, call 1-800-777-0133 to check the status.
|Drivers 70+ – non-commercial||Beginning December 6, 2020, eligible to renew online or by mail for expirations March 2020 through the COVID-19 pandemic.||Complete online renewal or renew by mail|
Drivers 69 and under
|Expanded eligibility to renew online or by mail for licenses expiring during the emergency.||Submit online renewal application or renew by mail|
|First Time REAL ID||Requires office visit.||• Complete online application|
• Upload documents
• No appointment necessary
• Bring documents to office visit
|REAL ID Renewal||Can be completed online.||No office visit required|
|Limited-term REAL ID renewal||Requires an office visit|
|All permits expiring March 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021 are extended for six months or to a date 24 months from the date of application, whichever is earlier.||No action necessary|
|Commercial License||All commercial driver’s licenses, endorsements and commercial learner’s permits expiring between March 2020 – May 2021 have an extension valid through May 31, 2021.||• No action necessary|
Are you eligible to renew online?
You may NOT renew online:
If you are not the person named on the renewal notice.
If you want to change your name, address, or gender identity (any updates to your information must be done before or after renewal).
If you want to change from a standard DL/ID to a REAL ID, Reduced Fee DL/ID, No Fee DL/ID, Senior ID, or Commercial DL.
Not eligible to renew online?
Whether you want to get a different kind of DL/ID or change your info, these links are great places to start.