✅ Updated December 2020
Ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state driver's license to Georgia
Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to Georgia. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time. This page is geared toward people who've moved to Georgia but have a driver license from another US state. If you have an international license, visit our Georgia driver's license page.
What You’ll Need to Transfer your Out-of-State License to Georgia
- Proof of identity
- U.S. passport (valid or expired less than 10 years) OR
- U.S. birth certificate (original or certified copy)
- Proof of Social Security number
- Social Security card OR
- W-2 form with your full name and at least partial Social Security number
- Proof of residency in Georgia (2 forms of proof required)
- Utility bill dated within prior 2 years
- Financial statement dated within prior 2 years
- School attendance certificate
- Out-of-state driver’s license (valid or expired less than 2 years ago) OR a certified driving record (if license has been lost)
- $32 payment for Class C driver’s license (valid for 8 years)
What You’ll Do to Transfer your Out-of-State License to Georgia
- Step 1: Visit your nearest DDS Customer Service Center (optional: make an appointment!)
- Submit the required documents & ID
- Pass the vision test
- Have your photo taken
- Submit payment
- Receive a temporary driver’s license
- Step 2: Receive your Georgia Class C driver’s license via U.S. mail
Caveats and Exceptions to Transferring your Driver License to Georgia
- Need a REAL ID? Then visit our Georgia REAL ID page to find out what is required.
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