Fees and Terms

The Fee schedule and Terms issued are shown below. 

NOTE: FEES DO NOT REFLECT $5.00 DISCOUNT for renewing your driver's license or id card using Online Services, (free documents are excluded).

DDS Customer Service Centers accept Credit/Debit Cards including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express. We also accept Cash, Money Order and Checks.

DDS Online Services accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and debit cards issued with a MasterCard or Visa logo for payment of fees.

Select for License Fees and Terms:

 

TYPE  TERM  FEE

Non-Commercial Licenses

Regular Driver's License 

8 Years $32

Class (A, B, C, E, F, M) 

NOTE: Volunteer Firefighters will not incur a fee for a (Class E or F) license. Volunteer Firefighter must provide a “Letter of Eligibility” – form #: DDS-517 - to receive free E or F license

Permit Fees

NOTE: The $10 permit fee must be paid before the test begins.  If any part of the test is failed, no refund will be issued and the permit fee must be paid again prior to every testing attempt.

Learner's Permit (Class CP) 2 Years $10 
Learner's Permit (Class EP and FP)  1 Year $10 

Learner's Permit (Class MP) 

6 Month $10 
 
Provisional Driver's License (Class D) 5 Years $10

Honorary Driver's License

8 Years

No Fee

Note: Honorary Driver's License Issued to a spouse of a disabled honorably separated veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces who does not have a driver’s license or the unmarried surviving spouse of a deceased honorable separated veteran. Form DS516 is required for first time issuance. 

National Guard Driver's License 

8 Years

No Fee

Note: National Guard - (Class A, B, C, and M) - Requires proof of eligibility for each renewal or issuance

Veteran Driver's License (Combat) 

8 Years

No Fee

Veteran Driver's License (Non-Combat) 

Class (A, B, C and M) 

8 Years $32
 
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Commercial Licenses & Permits

NOTE: All CDL Licenses require a CDL Application Fee 

CDL License (Class A, B, and C)

8 years $20

CDL NOTE:

  • Restricted CDL, Class B is valid for 5 years but limited to the seasonal period. 
  • The Farm Services Related Industries Waiver card will be issued for a continuous 180-day period and applicants are permitted to obtain one waiver card in any twelve (12) month period. 
  • CDL Licenses with an H or X endorsement limited to 5 years. 

CDL Learner's Permit (Class AP, BP)

6 months $10 
NOTE: The $10 permit fee must be paid before the test begins.  If any part of the test is failed, no refund will be issued and the permit fee must be paid again prior to every testing attempt.
CDL Application   $35 
CDL Road Skills Test   $50
CDL Endorsements term of license w/o Hazmat  $5 each 

CDL Endorsement Note: 

  • Endorsements without Hazmat are valid for the term of the CDL License and are automatically renewed with the CDL License without any additional fees. 
  • TSA Background and Fingerprints are required for Hazmat for 1s time issuance as well as renewals.
  • Endorsements with Hazmat are valid for 5 years from the Threat Assessment date and applicants must pass Hazmat knowledge test and TSA Background checks to be renewed. 
  • If Hazmat Endorsements are added during the initial issuance, then no fee applies. 
  • All endorsements with or without Hazmat added after issuance will be charged a $5 Fee one time. 
For-Hire Endorsement Term of License $15
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Identification Cards (ID Cards)

Georgia ID Card 8 years $32

Georgia ID Card for Voting Purposes Only

*Note: Must provide proof of valid voter registration

8 years No Fee when Qualified
Honorary ID Card 8 years No Fee
National Guard ID Card Not available N/A
Veteran ID Card (Combat) 8 years No Fee
Veteran ID Card (Non-Combat) 8 years $32
Veteran Handicapped ID Card 6 months (temporary)
4 years
No Fee
Handicapped ID Card 8 years $5

Indigent ID Card

*Note: Customer must present voucher and required documents to receive ID card

8 years $5 (May be billable to shelters with agreements with DDS)
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Limited Permits & Probationary Driver's Licenses

Limited Permit Up to 1 yr $25
Limited Permit Renewal 1 year $5
Limited Permit Replacement Equal to Original Term of Permit $20
Controlled Substance Permit (after 3rd violation) Up to 3 years $25
Habitual Violator Probationary Driver's License (HVPL) Up to 3 years $210
Habitual Violator Probationary Driver's License Replacement Equal to Original Term of Permit $20
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Other Services

Address Change Original Expiration Date Free once per Renewal Period 
Note: If you have already received a free address change since your last renewal, charges may be associated with your address change request, and renewal may be required. 
Driver's License Reinstatement   Reinstatement Fees and Payment Options
Replacement/Duplicate: Driver's License, Permit or ID Card(excludes Limited Permit and HVPL-see separate fees) Original Expiration Date $5
Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) 3 year report
7 year report
Lifetime report

$6
$8
$8

License Renewal by Internet   $5 discount
 

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Additional Fee Information: 

Non-Citizens, Short Term fee of $20 applies.

  1. If there is an expiration date on the Immigration documents then the driver's license expiration date will match the expiration of the Immigration documentations, but not to be issued for more than 5 years.

  2. If there is no expiration date on the Immigration documents and the customer is a Lawful Permanent Resident, Asylee, Refugee then the driver's license will be issued for 5 years.

  3. If there is no expiration date on the Immigration documents and the customer is not a Lawful Permanent Resident, Asylee, Refugee then the driver's license will be issued for a maximum of 1 year.

Replacement

If a replacement driver's license/permit/ID card is requested within 150 days of the original date, it will be processed as a Renewal and new term and fees apply.

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