Apply For A New GA License

You must apply for a Georgia Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Georgia resident.  All Customer Service Centers can transfer an out-of-state license to a Georgia driver license.

Please select the item that best fits your current license or permit:

  • Would you like to transfer an Out-of-State Driver's License for a Georgia License?
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  • Would you like to transfer an Out-of-State Learner's Permit for a Georgia Learner's Permit?

     An out-of-state license is defined as one issued by one of the other 49 states and the District of Columbia.

    Basic Requirements:

    1. A person surrendering  an out-of-state Learner's Permit for a Georgia Learner's permit must meet all the other licensing requirements for Georgia. 
      • The state of issuance may have different requirements for those under age 18 than the teen driving requirements in Georgia. Please view the Georgia Teen Driver page or Contact Us for more information. 
      • Georgia law requires that a teen hold a permit for one year and one day before being issued a driver license and time holding an out-of-state permit is counted.
    2. Non-Commercial Learner's permit transfers do not require re-testing.
    3. You will be required to take and pass a vision exam.
    4. Be prepared to take a picture.

    FEES and TERMS

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  • Would you like to exchange an Out-of-State Commerical License (CDL) for a Georgia CDL License?
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  • Are you a non US Citizen?

    View Information for non-US Citizens for more details.

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  • Do you have a Driver's License From Another Country?

    View Drivers From Other Nations for more details.

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