Updated September 2020
Ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state driver's license to Utah
Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to Utah. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time. This page is geared toward people who've moved to Utah but have a driver license from another US state. If you have an international license, visit our Utah driver's license page.
What You’ll Need to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Utah
- Your current out-of-state driver's license
- Completed Driver License Application (Form DLD6a)
- Proof of Identity and Legal/Lawful Status Verification
- Utah Residency/Mailing Verification if different than current Utah Driver License record (must provide two)
- Social Security Verification
- Name Change documents (if applicable)
What You’ll Do to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Utah
- Step 1: Visit any Utah Driver License Division Office
- Your photo will be taken
- Submit all the required documents
- Surrender your out-of-state driver’s license
- Pay a nonrefundable fee of $52.00
- Step 2: Pass the eye (vision) test
- Step 3: Pass a written knowledge test and driving skills test - one or both may be required
- 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
Caveats and Exceptions to Transferring your Driver License to Utah
- Utah law does not have a grace period in which to change an out-of-state driver's license to a Utah license. It simply requires a resident to have a valid Utah driver's license when driving in Utah
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