✅ Updated August 2022

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Ultimate guide to renewing your driver's license in Utah

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


What You’ll Need to Renew your Utah Driver License

  • In-Person Renewal
    • Completed Driver License Application (Form DLD6a)
    • Current Utah driver license
    • Proof of residence - if your address has changed from what is on your current license
    • Payment of a nonrefundable fee of $52.00
  • Online Renewal
    • Last Name
    • Driver License Number
    • Date issued
    • PIN - found in the letter mailed indicating eligibility to renew online


What You’ll Do to Renew your Utah Driver License

  • If renewing by person:
    • Step 1: Walk-in at any Driver License Office (optional: schedule an appointment!)
      • Your photo will be taken
      • Submit all the required documents
      • Provide current Utah driver license
    • Step 2: Pass the eye (vision) test
    • Step 3: Pay a nonrefundable fee of $52.00
    • Step 4: After all requirements for a driver license have been successfully completed, you will receive a temporary license with photo on the same day.  The completed driver license will then be mailed to you in approximately 8-10 weeks
  • If renewing online:
    • Step 1: Visit the Utah Driver License Online Renewal 
    • Step 2: Provide all the required information
    • Step 3: Pay the applicable fees
    • Step 4: Print a temporary license/ID card


Caveats and Exceptions to Renewing your Utah Driver License

  • You can renew your Utah driver license six (6) months prior to the expiration date
  • License renewals are good for eight (8) years and will expire on your birth date of the eighth year
  • 25-question written knowledge test (open-book) may be required if you have had more than four (4) citations in eight (8) years, have been suspended or revoked, or your Utah driver license has been expired for more than six (6) months
  • If your Utah driver license will expire while you are temporarily out-of-state, you can apply to renew your Utah driver license more than six (6) months prior to the expiration date, if you provide proof that you will be absent from the state during the six (6) month period prior to the expiration date of your driver license
  • After you have completed the online renewal application, you will have the opportunity to print a temporary license/ID card. A PDF file containing your personal DL/ID card information will be automatically downloaded to the computer that you are using. Print this at your own risk.

Need a REAL ID?  Then visit our Utah REAL ID page to find out what is required.


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