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North Dakota License Renewal

Renew a North Dakota Driver’s License or ID

Keeping a valid North Dakota license or ID is important for a variety of reasons. There are two options to renew a license or ID. You can renew:

  • Online.


  • In person.

The Department of Transportation (DOT) allows drivers to renew up to:

  • 10 months before expiration.
  • 1 year after expiration (without having to retest).

North Dakota Online License Renewal

You are eligible to renew a driver’s license online if you:

  • Are under 65 years old.
  • Did NOT renew online last time.
  • Have changed any of the information on your license besides your address.

To renew online, visit the online portal and:

  • Enter your:
    • Driver’s license number.
    • License issue date.
    • Last 4 digits of your social security number (SSN).
    • License issue date.
    • License expiration date.
  • Scan 2 items to prove your North Dakota residence if you need to change your address or hold a commercial driver’s license (CDL). CDL holders* must also provide a scan of their:
    • Medical examiner’s certificate (if there is not a current one on file). Email a PDF to [email protected] or fax to: (701) 328-0308. Approval may take 2-3 business days.
    • Proof of legal U.S. presence.
  • Provide payment for the renewal fee.

*CDL holders with a Hazmat endorsement must renew in person.

Renew a North Dakota License or ID in Person

To renew a ND license or ID in person, visit your local licensing office and provide your current license and corrective lenses (if you use them to drive). You will be required to take a vision exam when you renew in person.

Consider booking an appointment to spend less time waiting in line.

North Dakota License and ID Renewal Fees

  • License renewal: $15.
  • CDL renewal: $15 + $3 for each endorsement.
  • Non-driver ID renewal (under 18 years old): $8.
  • Non-driver ID renewal (18 years old or older):