College Students


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