Replace Drivers License

In the state of Georgia, you can get a replacement driver’s license both online and in person. In this article, I’m going to go over the steps and requirements that are needed to get a replacement driver’s license. I’m also going to go over the fees that come with getting a replacement driver’s license and tell you how long it takes to get your replacement driver’s license.

 

How to Get a Replacement Driver’s License Online

In order to replace a driver’s license online, you must first meet several requirements. These requirements are that you need to not be replacing a suspended license, you need to not be replacing a revoked license, you need to not be replacing a cancelled license, you need to be a resident of the United States and you need to be a resident of Georgia. If you meet these requirements, then you must go to the DDS’s ( Georgia Department of Driver Services) website and create an account. Once you have created an account, you need to follow the given prompts and then pay the required fee. Once the fee is paid, your replacement drivers license will be sent to your local post office within 7 days.

 

How to Get a Replacement Driver’s License in Person

Before you can get a replacement driver’s license in person, you must first provide several forms of identification to your local DDS Customer Service Center. These forms are 1 document proving your primary identity, 1 document proving your Social Security number and 2 documents proving your residency. Acceptable forms proving your identity are an original birth certificate, a certificate of naturalization, a certificate of citizenship, a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, a court adoption decree, a marriage license application, a marriage application or a court petition for legal name change. Acceptable forms for proving your Social Security number are a Social Security card, an SSA-1099 form, a W-2 form, a Social Security annual statement, a Medicare card, a federal tax return form, a pay stub with a partial or full Social Security number, an I-797C or a Selective Service notice. Acceptable forms for proving your residency are a financial statement from your bank, a utility bill that has been issued within the last 2 years, mail forwarded to your address by the United States Post Office that has a yellow re-routing sticker, any postmarked mail sent to you by the United States Post Office within the last 2 years, military orders, a letter from your employer, a current rental agreement, a federal income tax return, correspondence from the DDS, a refugee address verification affidavit, an unexpired firearms license, an I-797C, an 1-797A, an unexpired merchant marine license, a homeowners insurance policy, an auto-insurance policy or a property tax bill issued within the last 2 years. Once the appropriate documentation is provided, you are charged a $5 replacement license fee. You will then receive your replacement license within several weeks.

 

There Are Several Ways to Get a Replacement Driver’s License

Throughout this article, I have gone over the necessary steps and requirements that it takes to receive a replacement driver’s license. I have discussed the specific requirements for getting a replacement driver’s license both online and in person. I have also told you how much the replacement fees are and how long it takes to receive your replacement driver’s license. With that being said, I hope this article was informative and you will now know what to do if you ever need a replacement driver’s license.