Driver Licenses

URGENT: Your regular New York State license or ID card will not allow you to fly starting October 2020. Lean more about REAL ID or Enhanced Driver Licenses.

If you already have a New York State License

Renew, replace or check

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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