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The Department of Driver Services (DDS) helps you obtain, renew, or replace learner’s permits, ID cards, and licenses. Learn about driver services during COVID-19. Apply for a Georgia Driver's License Georgians who are 18 and older may apply for a non-commercial driver’s license. Georgia may be filled with peaches, but it's also filled with highways and streets, which is why a driver's permit is a necessity, and the road to one starts here with studying this Georgia Driver's Handbook. We ensure that this is the very latest edition by providing it directly from the Georgia Department of Driver Services. We recommend that you study as often as necessary until you feel. The Driver Services Department issues licenses to more than 8.5 million Illinois drivers and more than 3 million photo identification cards to drivers and non-drivers at more than 130 locations. In addition, Driver's Services maintains driving records and takes administrative action against unsafe drivers.
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The Department of Driver Services (DDS) helps you obtain, renew, or replace learner’s permits, ID cards, and licenses. Learn about driver services during COVID-19.
Apply for a Georgia Driver's License
Georgians who are 18 and older may apply for a non-commercial driver’s license.
Renew a Driver's License
You must renew your driver’s license every 8 years.
Change an Address on an Existing Georgia License
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For in-state moves, you have 60 days to change the address on your existing Georgia license.
Transfer an Out-of-State License
If you're moving from another state, you must transfer your current license to a Georgia driver's license within 30 days of moving.
Apply for a Georgia Learner's Permit
A learner’s permit is for Georgia teens preparing to get their full driver’s license.
Apply for a Georgia Provisional Driver's License
Once you meet certain requirements, you can apply for a provisional driver’s license at age 16.
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- Drivers Under 21
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- Identification Cards (ID)
- Reinstatements (Non-DUI)
- Manuals and Testing
- Exceptions Processing
- Reinstatements (DUI or Interlock)
- Additional Information
- Driver Record Information
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- License Plates
- Emissions Information
- Persons With Disabilities
- Commercial Vehicles - IRP
- Other Information
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Motor Vehicle Division - Map of Locations
1881 Pierce St.
Lakewood, Colorado 80214
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (303) 205-5600 TDD: (303) 205-5940
FAQ - Driver License
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- Where can I find the contact information for my local DMV/Driver License office?
Use this map of DMV/Driver License offices to find a location convenient for you.
Each entry on the map will provide you with:
- Name of the office
- Hours of operation
- Services provided
- Phone number
- What do I need to bring with me to get a Colorado driver license, permit or ID card?
- Can I renew my driver license or ID card online?
- How do I change my address on my driver license or ID card?
You do not have to come to a driver license office or buy a new card unless you want your new address displayed on your license, permit or ID card. You may do any one of the following:
- Change your address online. After changing your address online, print a label (for example, a return address label) with your new address and affix it to the back of your license, permit or ID card.
- Download and print the change of address form (DR2285) from the state's website. Complete the form and drop it in the mail or deliver to a driver license office. After mailing the form, print a label (for example, a return address label) with your new address and affix it to the back of your license, permit or ID card.
- Pick up a change of address form at a driver license office. Give the completed form to a driver license employee. You can then print your own label (for example, a return address label) with your new address and affix it to the back of your license, permit or ID card.
- Visit a driver license office and provide your current license, permit or ID card, your new address, payment and proof of address to the driver license employee. A new license, permit or ID card will be mailed to the address you provide.
- How does my child apply for a permit?
- Can I transfer my CDL to Colorado from another state?
Yes, all valid (or expired less than 1 year) out-of-state CDLs will transfer to Colorado with all endorsements except HAZMAT and school bus.
- Do I need to show my Social Security card? What if I don't have one?
- Can I just verify my Social Security Number Verbally to a obtain a Colorado Document (Driver License, Instruction Permit or Identification card)?
- How long will it take for my driver license or ID card to arrive?
All licenses, permits and ID cards are mailed and should arrive at the mailing address you provided within 30 days. If it has been over 30 days and you still have not received your card, please contact the office where your card was issued or call 303-205-5948.
- Do I have to wait until my birthday to renew my Colorado driver license or ID card?
Persons turning 21 years old cannot renew their driver license or ID card prior to their birthday. Persons age 22 years old or older may renew their license or ID card at any time prior to the expiration date.
- If my license expires, will I need to retest to renew it?
If your license is expired for one year or less, you will not be required to retest. If your license has been expired for more than one year, you will be required to take both the written exam and drive skills test.
- I am not in Colorado right now and need to renew my license. How can I do that?
- You may renew by mail.
- If you have a regular license, you may apply for a one year extension (three years for active duty military) or a reissue while out of state. Complete form DR2989 and follow instructions contained on the form. NOTE TO CDL DRIVERS: Due to medical and testing requirements for CDL drivers, only a 30-day extension is available. There is no fee for this 30-day extension.
Please submit your request to:
Colorado Department of Revenue
POB 173350 Room 164
Denver CO 80217-3350
NOTE TO CDL DRIVERS IN THE MILITARY: If you have a Colorado CDL license and are based out of the state or overseas, your license is automatically extended for up to 3 years per Colorado Revised Statute 42-2-118(2) as long as a military ID or military orders are presented with the license. Please do not request an extension, no sticker will be mailed to you.
- What are the fees?
- I want to keep my out-of-state driver license, can I apply for a Colorado ID card?
You cannot hold both a valid driver license and valid ID card. If you are a new resident of Colorado, you must apply for a Colorado card and surrender your out-of-state card.
- If I move to Colorado, do I have to take a test to transfer my driver license?
No testing is required if you hold a valid driver license from any U.S. state, Canada, France, Germany or the Republic of South Korea. However, you will need to meet identity requirements, show proof of address and provide your Social Security number.
If you are new to Colorado from another country, click here.
- How long must a teen hold their permit before getting a license?
- I'm under 18 years old and just got my license, what are the rules?
- If I'm an organ donor, will that show on my driver license, permit or ID card?
If you answered 'yes' to the organ and tissue donor question when you applied for your license, permit or ID card, then a heart with a 'Y' in the center will show on the front of your license, permit or ID card. Also, by answering 'yes', your name is automatically entered in the confidential Donate Life Colorado Registry. For more information, please contact Donor Alliance at 303-329-4747 or 888-868-4747.
- Can I use a cell phone while driving?
Colorado law prohibits a driver with any type of instruction permit from using a cell phone while they are driving. This includes instruction permit holders of all ages. Exceptions are:
- If it is an emergency
- If the driver is contacting a public safety entity (police, fire department, etc.)
- If the driver has parked the vehicle
Colorado law prohibits drivers under 18 years of age from using a cell phone while driving unless it is to contact the police or fire department or it is an emergency. Drivers 18 years and younger may not use a cell or mobile phone for text messaging while driving unless it is to contact the police or fire department or it is an emergency.
- Does Colorado offer a military identifier for your driver license or ID card?
- Can I register to vote online?
Register online or request a paper voter registration form.
- Can I take my written exam or drive skills test with a school?