Updating driving license
We’ll take your photo, make sure your signature meets DVLA standards and check your application. You should receive your new photocard from the DVLA in 3 weeks – though if they have to check your medical or personal details, it may take a bit longer.When all that’s done, we send it straight to the DVLA. Find out if your local branch can sort out driving licence renewal with our Branch Finder. Bring your renewal reminder and your photocard driving licence (if you have it), along with any other items requested in the reminder letter. We take your picture, make sure your application is correct and take your signature using a digital pad. We charge £4.50 to take your picture, check your application and send it off, while the DVLA charges £17 to renew a driving licence. You're risking having your entitlement to drive withdrawn (you will not be allowed to drive) or a fine of £1,000 if your driving licence contains out of date information – so don’t take any chances when it comes to renewing yours.Return to the Top of Document Log in by entering your Review order information, make changes if necessary, and submit payment information.Your new driver license or ID card will be mailed to you in two to three weeks.Immediate Attention: You will need a federal compliant card such as a passport, military ID, or REAL ID to board a domestic flight or access some federal facilities beginning October 1, 2020.
Return to the Top of Document You must renew every six years.
Please wait 72 hours after payment to track the status of your license/ID card. The system is available 7 days per week, 24 hours per day except for routine maintenance down time. If your driver license or ID card was lost or stolen, you must visit a driver license office to report the incident and get a new card. Name changes must be done in person at a driver license office. The picture on your new driver license or ID card will stay the same.
If you want a new picture, you must go to a driver license office to renew. When you complete a driver license renewal or address change, you will print the receipt and use it as a temporary driver license (valid for 45 days).
After you request a new license or ID, you will receive it in the mail in two to three weeks, no matter what method you used to request it.
Return to the Top of Document You can track whether your license or ID card has been produced or mailed on the DPS website.
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A field office visit is required to apply for a REAL ID.