✅ Updated September 2020
Ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state driver's license to Nevada
Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to Nevada. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time. This page is geared toward people who've moved to Nevada but have a driver license from another US state. If you have an international license, visit our Nevada driver's license page.
What You’ll Need to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Nevada
- Proof of Identity.
- U.S. Passport
- U.S. Birth Certificate
- Valid Real ID driver’s license
- Instruction permit
- Identification card from another state
- Nevada Department of Corrections Identification Card
- Social Security Number(SSN)
- Nevada residency (2 documents), certified or originals dated within the last 60 days.
- Original Nevada License, ID’s
- Driver Authorization Card.
What You’ll Do to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Nevada
- Step 1: Pass the vision test.
- Step 2: Pass the written knowledge exam (under 21 years old or if required). See the NV DMV website for more information.
- Step 3: If you have a driver's license from another country or U.S. territory, you must also pass an on-road driving test.
- Step 4: Pay the required fees.
Caveats and Exceptions in Transferring your Driver License to Nevada
- Nevada transfers most motorcycle endorsements from other states. If you take the skills test on a motorcycle under 90cc, your license will be restricted to that size or smaller.
- You must hold a Class M motorcycle license to drive a motorcycle.
- A driver's license is not required to operate an off-highway vehicle.
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