If you are 21 years or older, learner permits are non-renewable. If an existing learner permit is expired, you must re-take the knowledge test to obtain a new learner permit.
If your provisional driver license expires before you are able to move to the full driver license with conditions stage, you may renew your provisional driver license.
You will receive a renewal notice approximately 60 days prior to your tags expiring. You may renew your disability vehicle tags online, or by mail at
If your commercial Driver license has been damaged, lost or stolen, you can obtain a duplicate commercial driver license. The DMV offers duplicate commercial driver licenses online or at the CDL Office.
If your driver license has been damaged, lost or stolen, you can obtain a duplicate driver license.
If your learner permit has been damaged, lost or stolen, you can obtain a duplicate learner permit.
If your Non-Driver identification card has been damaged, lost or stolen, you can obtain a duplicate Non-Driver identification card.
If your provisional driver license has been damaged, lost or stolen, you can obtain a duplicate provisional driver license.
Your motorcycle endorsement automatically transfers to your duplicate license. For duplicate driver license with motorcycle endorsement requirements, visit the Replace Drivers License section.
DMV will replace your vehicle tag/tags if they are lost or stolen or need to be replaced due to wear and tear. To obtain replacement tags, visit a DMV service location and present the following original documents and pay applicable fees.
Residents may need to replace their parking permits or stickers if they move to a new RPP zone, change their license tag numbers, or replace their windshields. If your RPP zone has changed, you must remove the outdated/expired RPP sticker from your windshield.
As per DC Municipal Regulations Title 18 Section 401.8, the following documents are required:
Schedule a driver road skills test online or call the DMV customer service center at 311 or (202) 737-4404.
The non-commercial driver license road test is available by using either in-house DC DMV personnel based on DC DMV’s appointment system or by using a
DMV encourages all DC residents to support DC's quest for full representation in the US Congress by purchasing and displaying 'Taxation without Representation' vehicle tags.