Welcome to IowaDriversLicense.org

We are here to simplify the process of obtaining your Iowa drivers license by providing you with up-to-date information and assisting you with all the necessary steps to getting your license as quickly as possible. We will make sure you are prepared with everything you need to know, what you need to bring, and where you need to go for all your drivers license needs.

 
Renew Your Iowa Driver License
It is against Iowa state law to drive with an expired license. If you need to renew your license, take action now before it's too late. Read more

Change the Address on Your Iowa Driver License
Have you recently moved? If your address has changed, you'll need to file for an updated license. Read more
Replace Your Iowa Driver License
If your driver license has been lost, damaged or stolen, you'll need to have it replaced as quickly as possible. Read more
Apply for a New Iowa Driver License
Are you a new driver, or did you just move to Iowa ? If so, you'll need to apply for an Iowa driver license. Read more
Apply for an Iowa Learner's Permit
Before you can get your license in Iowa , you have to spend some time practicing with a learner's permit. Read more
Driver's Education in Iowa
If you're at least 15 years of age and want to earn your license, you'll need to complete an approved Iowa driver's education program. Read more
Change the Name on Your Iowa Driver License
If your name has recently changed, you'll want to update your driver license as soon as possible. Read more
 

Many drivers' license services may be processed online. Check out the Driver License Easy Guide™ to assist you with driver license services that may be handled online. If you have received a notification from the Iowa ODS, check your notification to see if you are able to submit your requests online.

If you need to visit the ODS in person, please read these 10 helpful tips:

1. Find the closest ODS office location.
2. Take note of the office hours.
3. Appointments are available at all offices for faster service.
4. Avoid Mondays and Fridays.
5. Avoid going during lunch hours.
6. Avoid the first and last day of the month.
7. Avoid the day after a holiday.
8. Come prepared with all required documentation to complete your service.
9. Print and fill out your forms ahead of time.
10. If you have questions, contact your local MVD office ahead of time.

 


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