Replacing a Lost License in Kentucky
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1. Start Your Quote:Replacing a lost or stolen driver license in Kentucky isn't a difficult process. Simply go to your local Circuit Court Clerk's office and tell them you need a duplicate. Because you'll already be in their database, you'll only need to provide your name, date of birth, and Social Security card.
The cost to replace a lost or stolen driver license is $12, unless you are within six months of your expiration date. If this is the case, your replacement license will be handled in the same manner as a renewal license, for a $20 fee. You'll receive your replacement license the very same day.
If you're out of state or in another country when you lose your license, you'll have to wait until you get back home and to your Circuit Court Clerk's office before you can begin the replacement process.
However, if you're away from home because you're in the military, a personal designee―usually a family member―can gather and send the necessary paperwork to you. Once you complete it, have it notarized, and send it back, your personal designee can pick up your replacement license and drop it in the mail to you.
Although Kentucky doesn't require you to report a lost or stolen license to law enforcement, you might want to do so for your own protection. The DDL refers to the Federal Trade Commission as a national source of identity theft protection.MOST FREQUENTLY VISITED SECTIONS
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