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It can be a shock to open your wallet or purse and discover that your driver's license has vanished. Whether you've lost your license or someone has stolen it, the idea of being without identification is not a pleasant one―and concerns about identity theft don't help matters.
Fortunately, the state has created licenses that are nearly impossible to duplicate. These extra safety measures might assuage your fears of counterfeiting.
If you've lost your commercial driver's license (CDL) but found yourself in this section, head over to our Replacing a Lost CDL section.
In order to receive a duplicate license, you will need to go to an exam center.
You'll also need to present identification, provide proof of your Social Security Number, provide 2 proofs of residency documents, and pass any necessary tests. The Wyoming Department of Transportation (DOT) will asses a renewal license fee of $15.
The route to replacing a stolen license begins at a local police station and will result in your new license having a different number. You should describe the theft to a law enforcement officer, who will document it.
Then bring a copy of the police report and any number of documents from the list of suitable identification to an exam office. In the case of a stolen license or ID card, the more proof you have of who you are, the better. You will also need to complete a Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application.
The DOT will charge a $15 renewal fee. If you are replacing an ID card, the fee is $10.
If your license is lost or stolen while you are out of the state or out of the country:
- Complete a Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application.
- Provide 2 proofs of your WY residency.
- Include your renewal/replacement fee.
- Mail your application to:
5300 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82009-3340
It's a good idea to keep photocopies of your driver license in your possession when traveling, just in case. That way, you'll have a record of your license number, expiration date, and other useful information if something bad should happen.Other Topics in This Section