Renew Driver’s License and Identification Card
A driver may renew their driver’s license anytime within six (6) months of expiration.
Individuals with a Mississippi driver's license or identification card that has not been expired for more than twelve (12) months can renew or at a . After twelve (12) months, individuals must renew their driver's license or identification card in-person at a . Renewing at a Driver Service Station will require applicants to take a new photograph and complete the . A $1.00 late fee will apply.
You are only allowed to renew your driver's license or identification card online every other time, therefore if your most recent renewal was done online, you will need to go to a to complete the renewal process.
Military members – Any member of the United States armed forces who had a current Mississippi license at the time it expired and was out of the state because of active duty may renew their license at any time within ninety (90) days of being released from active duty or returning to the state without having to pay a late fee or take an exam, unless the department has a valid reason to believe that the licensee is no longer eligible for a license. Affidavits from military personnel must attest to their military service as well as their discharge or return date.
*NOTE: The Driver Service Bureau may not have had your documentation updated due to a newly modified records management system. In order to prevent any delays, applicants are encouraged to bring their required documents, i.e.; birth certificate, SSN, and two proofs of residency. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Driver Service Bureau highly recommends all applicants make an appointment at dps.ms.gov/appointment.