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Convert an Out-of-State Motorcycle License or Endorsement

Effective May 1, 2014, DC DMV will implement a REAL ID credential.  For information about REAL ID, please review our FAQs.

A person with a valid out-of-state motorcycle license or a valid out-of-state license with a motorcycle endorsement may obtain a DC REAL ID license with a motorcycle endorsement.


  • You have applied for a DC REAL ID driver license and motorcycle endorsement
  • You are clear of all outstanding debts to the District of Columbia
  • You provide the following documents:

Service Locations

To convert your out-of-state motorcycle license or out-of-state license with a motorcycle endorsement, you may visit any service location except Adjudication Services or the Inspection Station.


  1. Complete the Drivers License Application [PDF]
  2. Provide the required documents
  3. Take and pass the vision test
  4. Take a photograph (DC law and policy requires a full frontal digital photo that shows either the ears or up to the hairline without exposing the hair)
  5. Pay the appropriate fees
  6. Surrender your out-of-state license
  7. Obtain your DC REAL ID driver license with motorcycle endorsement


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