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  Texas Driver License

 

Applying for a new Texas State Driverís License

How to get an Texas Driver's License

To obtain a new Texas drivers license, if you are over 18 follow the rules given below

 

        Go to Texas Driver License office and apply in person.

        Provide one or more documents that verify your Identity, name and date of birth.

        Proof of Social Security Number must be provided.

        Application (PDF) should be completed, photographed, fingerprinted, and provide your signature at the time of application.

        The required fee should be paid by cash, money order or check only.

        While appearing for the driving exam, provide the current liability insurance, Texas vehicle registration, and inspection for the vehicle.

 

         

When will you get the Driver's License

          After passing the test, you will receive the license with photo by mail. Until then interim license will be issued which is valid for 60 days.

Moving from another state

          If you are moving to Texas from another state, notify DMV of an address change within 10 days. In order to apply for Texas driverís license follow standard steps as in Texas driverís license.

Renewing a Texas State Driverís License

How to renew your License

The eligibility requirements for online renewal are given below

        Your license has not been expired in more than two years and is a Class C license.

        Last renewal should be completed in person.

        Your age should be between 18 and 79.

        There should not be any change in your vision, mental and physical health.

        You should not have any outstanding tickets or warrants.

        You should enter your driverís license and Social Security card numbers.

        Appropriate fee must be paid by Visa, MasterCard, Discover Credit Card or American Express.

        The fees might vary depending on age.

 

Your license will be processed and renewed by DPS within 15-20 business days. For further details contact the DPS.

 

Serving in the military?

If you are a military service person, you should

        Provide a copy of your military id card, Proof of Social Security Number.

        Fill in and sign the Driver License or Identification card application.

        Fee should be paid.

        Copy of your Leave and Earnings Statement which shows Texas as your home of record must be provided.

Applying for a Texas State ID Card

How to get a Texas state ID card

 To apply and get an ID card, you must

        Go to Texas Driver License office and apply in person.

        Provide one or more documents that verify your Identity, name, date of birth, U.S. citizen or have Lawful Presence. All documents must match.

        Application (PDF) should be completed, photographed, fingerprinted, and provide your signature at the time of application.

        The required fee should be paid by cash, money order or check only.

 

The identification card will be issued with different number, if you have a Texas driver license or commercial driver license.

Replacing a Lost Drivers License

To replace the lost or stolen license, you must  

        Go to Texas Driver License office in person.

        The Driver License Person verifies your identity by seeing you in person and provides another license.

        Proof of Social Security Number and proof of identity must be provided.

        Fill the form at the driver license office and pay the fee to obtain duplicate license.

        The replaced document expires on the same date as it was in original.

 

Before leaving the DMV office, check whether your address is correct and your new driver license will be mailed to you.