Out of state residents attending college in Mississippi may drive on their home state’s issued license.
A Mississippi driver may renew their driver’s license anytime within six (6) months of expiration. To renew your driver’s license on-line (click here). For further information, view the section regarding Renew Driver’s License & ID Card.
Mississippi residents attending college out of state may renew their Mississippi driver’s license by mail with the following documents:
1. Photocopy of your college student identification card;
2. Notarized letter from college on their letterhead stating that you are a full-time student;
3. Photocopy of your Mississippi driver’s license; and,
4. Certified check or money order made out to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety - $24.00 for regular 4-year renewal, $25.00 if expired; or $47.00 for an 8-year renewal, $48.00 if expired. ($1.00 late fee applies).
For replacement of a lost or duplicate license, please send $11.00.
No personal checks or cash accepted.
Department of Public Safety
Office of Central Print
P.O. Box 1459
Canton, MS 39046