License Reinstatement

  • ​​​​​​​No testing is required for persons suspended for less than one (1) year.​

  • Eye and written tests are required BEFORE reinstatement for drivers suspended for more than one (1) year.​

  • Any time your driving privilege is suspended, a $40.00 reinstatement/re-licensing fee may be required.

  • If paying by certified check or money order, make payable to the "Kentucky State Treasurer."

  • ​Please refer to your suspension notice from the Division of Driver Licensing to see if a reinstatement fee will be required.

Kentucky State Police oversee all written and road testing throughout Kentucky. Click here to schedule an appointment.​


  • Appointments are highly encouraged, but limited walk-ins are available on a case-by-case basis.

​2. By Mail
  • Include name, Driver's License number, and a certified check or money order made payable to the "Kentucky State Treasurer.

  • Mail payment and information to:​

     Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
    Division of Driver Licensing​​
    Attn: Central Section​​
    200 Mero Street
    Frankfort, KY 40622​

3. By Phone
  • You can pay a reinstatement fee over the phone by calling KYTC at 502-564-1257. ​