Kentucky is opening Driver Licensing Regional Offices across the state to make new REAL
ID-compliant driving and identity credentials (as well as standard credentials) available to Kentuckians who prefer to use them for air travel and federal access benefits once enforcement begins May 3, 2023. Other federally approved documents, like a valid passport or passport card, are accepted for U.S. air travel.
Online and mail-in license renewals are now available. Visit our compare my options tool to determine which option best fits your needs.
- Popup Driver Licensing Program locations will be available in select counties statewide throughout 2022. This traveling service brings all the services offered in Driver Licensing Regional Offices to local communities that don't have a regional office. Applicants must schedule an appointment below. Click
here to learn more about the program. Sign-up For Popup Notifications
- Avoid a repeat trip by arriving prepared. Learn what documents you need to bring by taking the IDocument Guide quiz or reviewing a list of
- Driver Licensing Regional Offices are open to in-person visits from any Kentucky resident. Appointments are
highly suggested, as limited space for walk-ins differs from site to site.
- Check this page or follow us on Twitter (drivekygov or
realidky), Facebook (KYTC Drive or
realidky), or Instagram (KYTC Drive or
realidky) before visiting an office to ensure it is open.
IMPORTANT: THE KENTUCKY STATE POLICE PERFORM ALL WRITTEN AND DRIVER TESTING IN KENTUCKY. CLICK HERE TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT