Renew License or ID

Alert:

  • If your license expiration is between March 1, 2020 and April 30th, 2021, see special instructions for submitting your eye exam at dmv.ny.gov/vision

Before You Begin

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  • On the confirmation page, you can download and print a temporary license or non-driver ID in PDF format to use until your new document arrives in the mail. We will also email you a copy of the temporary document.
  • The temporary document is valid for 60 days.
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Proof can either be
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See the information about verifying or changing your address Opens new window before you try to renew if
  • You know your current address is not on our records.
  • You are not sure if your current address is on our records.
  • The address on your current document is not your current address.
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  • A NYS driver license or non-driver ID card that has "UNDER 21" on it normally expires on your 21st birthday.
  • If you renew 40 days or less before your 21st birthday, we will issue you a document on or near your birthday without "UNDER 21" on it.
  • If your renewal is processed 41 days or more before your 21st birthday, you will receive a document with "UNDER 21" on it.
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