So you need transfer your out-of-state driver’s license to Virginia?


What You’ll Need

  • 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

  • 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 Exceptions

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