Here's the ultimate guide to renewing your driver's license in Texas. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time.


What You’ll Need

📌 $25 payment for Class C driver’s license renewal fee ($16 if under age 18)

To renew online...

📌 Your Texas driver’s license number

📌 Audit number (found on renewal card)

📌 Access to printer (to print your temporary license)

To renew at the DMV in person…

📌 Completed Application For Renewal/Replacement/Change Of A Texas Driver License or Identification Card (Form DL-43)

📌 Proof of identity, proof of Social Security number, proof of lawful U.S. presence, and proof of Texas residency

📌 Current driver’s license

📌 Verification of Enrollment and Attendance Form (VOE Form), high school diploma, GED, OR recent report card and attendance record (if under age 18)


What You’ll Do

  • Step 1: Visit the DMV’s Driver License Renewal and Change of Address website
    • Submit the required information
    • Submit payment
    • Print your temporary driver’s license (cannot be emailed; valid for 45 days)
  • Step 2: Receive your renewed Texas Class C driver’s license via U.S. mail in about 3 weeks

Caveats and Exceptions


  • You will need to visit the DMV in person to renew your driver’s license if…


    • Your last driver’s license renewal not done in person at the DMV
    • You are under age 18
    • You have you not yet verified your U.S. citizenship or legal U.S. presence with the DMV
    • You are not a U.S. citizen
  • Did your license expire more than two years ago?  Then you will need to apply for a new driver’s license, including completing the written and road tests.

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