Updated September 2021
Ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state driver's license to Texas
Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to Texas. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time. This page is geared toward people who've moved to Texas but have a driver license from another US state. If you have an international license, visit our Texas driver's license page.
What You’ll Need to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Texas
Application for Driver License or Identification Card (Form DL-14A)
Proof of identity, proof of Social Security number, proof of lawful U.S. presence, and proof of Texas residency
Proof of Texas vehicle registration and vehicle insurance OR a signed affidavit stating that you do not own a vehicle
$25 for Class C driver’s license fee
What You’ll Do to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Texas
- Step 1: Make an appointment to visit the DMV
- Submit the required documents and identification
- Surrender your out-of-state driver’s license
- Submit $25 payment
- Receive a temporary driver’s license receipt
- Step 2: Receive your Texas Class C driver’s license via U.S. mail within 3 weeks
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