Sunday, August 20, 2017
     

Driver’s License Information
How to obtain a Kansas Driver’s License
(Ages 18 and up)

If you have never been licensed you must go to a Driver's License Examiner and:

  • Present acceptable proof of identity
  • Not be canceled, suspended, or revoked in any state
  • Pass a vision examination
  • Pass all applicable written examination(s)
  • Pass driving examination (vehicle provided by you)
  • Pay applicable fees

Please Note: An out-of-state license is acceptble as as second form of ID, but not as proof of your legal name and date of birth. You will have to provide the legal documents as outlined under www.ksrevenue.org/dmvproof.htm  . Visit the National Center for Health Statistics at www.cdc.gov/nchs/howto/w2w/w2welcom.htm for information on obtaining birth certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees from each state.

If you have a valid out-of-state license you can go to the Renewal Station at Treasurer’s Office and:

  • Present acceptable proof of identity
  • Not be canceled, suspended, or revoked in any state
  • Pass a vision examination
  • Pay applicable fees

If you have an out-of-state license (expired 1 year or less) you can got to the Renewal Station at the Treasurer’s Office and:

  • Present acceptable proof of identity
  • Not be canceled, suspended, or revoked in any state
  • Pass a vision examination
  • Pass all applicable written examination(s)
  • Pay applicable fees

If you have an out-of-state license (expired over 1 year) you must go to an Exam Station and:

  • Present acceptable proof of identity
  • Not be canceled, suspended, or revoked in any state
  • Pass a vision examination
  • Pass all applicable written examination(s)
  • Pass  driving examination (vehicle provided by you)
  • Pay applicable fees

If you have a valid Kansas or out-of-state CDL license you must go to an Exam Station.

Kansas Department of Revenue Driver’s License Information Site:
www.ksrevenue.org/dmvobtainingdl.htm