✅ Updated September 2020
Ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state driver's license to Massachusetts
Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to Massachusetts. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time. This page is geared toward people who've moved to Pennsylvania but have a driver license from another US state. If you have an international license, visit our Massachusetts driver's license page.
What You’ll Need to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Massachusetts
All documents must be originals; photocopies not accepted
- Completed Driver’s License, Learner’s Permit or ID Card Application (Form LIC100)
- Your out-of-state driver’s license
- Proof of U.S. citizenship or lawful presence and date of birth:
- Certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate;
- U.S. passport; OR
- Certificate of Citizenship (Form N-560 or N-561)
- Proof of your MA residency:
- Any RMV-issued document;
- Lease or mortgage documents dated within 60 days;
- Federal-, state-, or municipal-issued documents, such as first class mail; OR
- A medical statement, credit card statement, or utility bill dated within 60 days
- Proof of your Social Security Number:
- Social Security card; OR
- W-2 form
- $115 for the Class D license fee
What You’ll Do to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Massachusetts
- Step 1: Visit your nearest RMV office (optional: make an appointment!)
- Present the required documents and ID
- Pay the $115 fee
- Receive a temporary MA driver’s license
- Step 2: Receive your new Class D Massachusetts driver’s license via U.S. mail
Caveats and Exceptions
Did your out-of-state license expire more than a year ago? Then you will need to successfully complete a vision test, written test, and road test. Get the details here.
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