✅ Updated August 2020

Ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state driver's license to Virginia

Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to Virginia. We've simplified the entire process for you so you can save time. This page is geared toward people who've moved to Virginia but have a driver license from another US state. If you have an international license, visit our Virginia driver's license page.

 

 

What You’ll Need to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Virginia

  • Completed Driver’s License and Identification Card Application (Form DL 1P)
  • Proof of identity, Social Security number, legal presence in U.S., and residency in Virginia
  • Out-of-state driver’s license
  • $32 for Class D driver’s license (valid for 8 years)

 

What You’ll Do to Transfer your Out-of-State Driver License to Virginia

  • Step 1: Visit your nearest DMV office (optional: make an appointment!)
    • Submit the required documents & ID
    • Pass the vision test
    • Surrender your out-of-state driver’s license
    • Submit payment
    • Receive a temporary driver’s license
  • Step 2: Receive your Virginia Class D driver’s license via U.S. mail

 

Caveats and Exception in Transferring your Out-of-State Driver License to Virginia

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

 

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