Renewals & Duplicates 

License Renewals

Operator licenses are good for four years and must be renewed in the county where you reside. The cost is $20. Payments may be made by cash, check, debit card or credit card. There is a $2 third-party fee for debit or credit card transactions.

Duplicate License and Identification Cards

You can replace lost licenses, stolen licenses and identification cards at any of the six branch locations. To obtain a new license or identification card, two or more documents with the name and signature must be provided. The cost is $12. Payments may be made by cash, check, debit or credit card. There is a $2 third-party fee for debit or credit card transactions.

Name or address changes are required by law to be made to driver’s licenses within 10 days. To obtain a name change, you must show documentation in the form of a marriage license, divorce decree or name change order. You must also change your Social Security card at least 24 hours prior to seeking a duplicate license or identification card. All names on the documentation must match.

For more information, contact the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.