Driver Licenses


Green Light Law

See information on how to apply for a learner permit and driver license under New York State's Green Light Law.

If you already have a New York State License

Renew, replace or check

Sign up for emails and text reminders when your license is about to expire. You can also change your subscription or unsubscribe. 

License changes

Tickets, points, penalties and restoring license

Get a license for the first time or exchange from another state

New York State residents age 16 or over can apply for a New York driver license.

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Types of licenses


License requirements