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License Renewal

DMV Keys to Convenience

The DMV Keys to Convenience provides alternate methods to access DMV services, including online services through myDMV, mail, town clerks, and Kiosks

Renew or Replace Driver's License or ID Card

Renew or replace your Driver's License or Non-Driver Identification Card securely online in 5 minutes or less using VTPics, Vermont DMV's online service portal!

Most types of licenses or IDs can be renewed or replaced via this service. Upon completion, you will receive a confirmation that you can print immediately and carry it with your current license/ID. Your permanent license will arrive by mail within 10* business days.

Have your Vermont Driver's License or ID Number and your credit card number ready.

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Is there a grace period for renewing a Driver's License?

Yes, 14 Days.

23 V.S.A. § 611

Can I renew my license early?

A license can be renewed up to six (6) months prior to the expiration date.

I lost my renewal PIN, can DMV provide it for me?

No. DMV staff do not have access to your renewal letter PIN.

How do I know if my PIN has the number zero or the letter O?

The online renewal PIN will never include the letters I or O. 

What browsers are supported for online renewal?

See supported browsers for more information.

My license /ID number has the letter A at the end. Does the A need to be capitalized when applying online?

Yes. When entering the license/ID number online you must enter a capital A.

I am no longer required to wear eyeglasses to drive. Can I remove this restriction from my license online?

No. Endorsements and restrictions cannot be removed or changed online.

I entered all of the correct identifying information but the system will not log me in. Why?

It is possible the DMV has conflicting identifying information in your record. Please contact us for assistance.

Am I eligible to renew online if my photo is only valid for two years?

No. Your photo must be valid for four or more years to renew online.

How do I know if I hold a license/ID that can be used to board a plane?

If your license/ID has a star in the upper right hand corner, it is Real ID compliant and will be accepted by TSA for in-country flights.

Can I upgrade from REAL ID to an EDL online?

No. You must visit a permanent DMV office with all of the required
documents to upgrade to an EDL.

Can I have my license/ID expedited?

There are no expedited services available.

I'm currently out of state. Can my license/ID be sent to a temporary address?

You may enter a special mailing address if all of the required identifying information is provided.

What if I do not know my license number can I still apply online?

Your license/ID number is a requirement to log into the online portal.

Can I renew my license/ID early online?

You can apply online up to 6 months in advance as long as you meet all other online requirements.

How will I know when my license/ID is shipped? Will I receive a tracking number?

You will not receive a tracking number. The status of your online license/ID request can be found in the VT Online Portal after logging in with the required information.

Is there an additional fee if I apply online?

No. The same fees apply if you were to apply in person or through the mail.

I hold an RDL can I apply online?

Yes as long as you meet all other online requirements.

Is the receipt valid for driving or identification purposes?

No. The receipt is only to show payment confirmation.

Will I receive a temporary license if I apply online?

No. You will receive a printable confirmation receipt.

How long before I receive my license/ID if I apply online?

7-10 Business days. 

Will license/ID renewals still be mailed out?

Yes, the renewal application will still be mailed out.