How to Replace an Indiana Driver’s License

You will be glad to know that Indiana is one of the few states that allows driving license replacement online for eligible candidates. To begin replacing your IN driving license, make sure to consider the following:

  • How to replace your driving license in person
  • How to replace your driving license online
  • How to replace your driving license from out-of-state

How to Replace Driving Licenses in Person

When renewing your drivers license at a local BMV branch, it is important that you have the required documentation with you to proceed with the process at ease. Gather the below items to hand over to an official DMV agent:

Proof of your identity:

 Examples may include your United States passport, United States birth certificate or foreign passport with immigration papers.

Proof of your Social Security Number:

Examples may include your Social Security card or your W-2 form.

Proof of your legal status in the country:

Examples may include your United States passport, your Certificate of Naturalization or your permanent resident card.

Proof of your residency in Indiana:

Examples may include a recent utility bill or your mortgage agreement.

How to Replace Driving Licenses Online

In certain cases, you may be considered eligible to replace your driving license online. Take note that this option is only available on two separate occasions for drivers. Thereafter, you will be required to make an in-person visit to a local BMV branch.

To be qualified to begin your online replacement, make sure the following applies to you:

  • You are less than 75 years of age.
  • Your last renewal was conducted in person.
  • You have a regular driving license or a chauffeur’s driving license.
  • You have a valid license to drive or it has not been expired for more than 180 days.
  • You do not have a suspended driving license.
  • You do not need to change your residential address or name.
  • You are a citizen of the country.

How to Replace Driving Licenses If Away from Indiana

If you are outside of Indiana when your drivers license is lost or stolen, you can easily apply for a 30-day interim, thus providing you some time to get a driver license copy upon your return. Obtain your 30-day interim by filling out a Request for Interim/Extension License and sending it to the address below:

Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Credential Management

100 N. Senate Avenue, Room N414

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Note: You must be at least 50 miles away from Indiana in order to make this specific type of duplicate drivers license request. When completing the form, you must also list your expected date of return and a temporary mailing address.

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