License Renewal in Wyoming
COVID-19 Effects on Licensing Services
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state DMVs nationwide have closed driver licensing offices, extended license and registration expiration dates, and/or limited the transactions they are processing. If possible, residents should use the DOT's online services to complete any relevant transactions. Follow the DOT's most recent updates for the latest information.
If your Wyoming driver's license is nearing its expiration date, you'll need to submit a renewal application to the Wyoming Department of Transportation (DOT).
On this page, you'll find instructions on how to renew your driver's license before it expires.
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Wyoming REAL ID Licenses
The Wyoming DOT issues federally-compliant REAL ID driver’s licenses in addition to standard driver’s licenses. Beginning October 2021, the REAL ID will allow you to continue using your license for domestic travel and entry into federal and military buildings—a standard ID will no longer suffice for these activities. After that date, without a REAL ID license, you will need another form of federal identification (like a passport or birth certificate).
If you don't yet have a REAL ID, you must renew your license in person. For more, visit the state's guide to REAL IDs.
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When to Renew Your WY Driver's License
NOTE: Make sure your address on file with the WY DOT is correct. If you need to notify the DOT of an address change, view our Changing Your Address page.
Class C (standard) driver's licenses in Wyoming need to be renewed every 4 years.
Within 120 days of your driver's license expiration date, you should receive a renewal application in the mail, if you're eligible to renew by mail. If you didn't receive your notice and you think you should have, call the Wyoming DOT at (307) 777-4800.
If you're planning to renew your driver's license in person, you do not need your renewal notice. You may only renew your license or ID card by mail once every 10 years.
NOTE: If you recently changed your name, you must notify the DOT in person. For more information, read our page about Changing Your Name.
Expired Driver's License
If you let your Wyoming driver's license expire, you will need to apply for a new license and re-take the written knowledge and driving exams again.
To check the status of your driver's license, you can always obtain a copy of your driving record.
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Renew Your Wyoming Driver's License
You can renew your WY driver's license by mail or in person at your local Wyoming DMV office.
NOTE: If you're a non-U.S. citizen, you must renew your WY driver's license in person.
You may only renew by mail once every 10 years.
To renew your driver's license by mail:
- Complete a Wyoming Driver License Application (Form FSDL-705).
- Provide 2 documents proving your Wyoming residency.
- Complete a Forwarding Request, if you need your renewed driver's license sent to an out-of-state address.
- Submit payment for the $30 renewal fee.
- Send everything to:
5300 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82009
Allow up the Wyoming DOT up to 30 days to process your driver's license renewal. If your current driver's license will expire during this time, consider renewing in person. You can check the status of your license renewal by contacting the WY DMV.
You must renew your driver's license in person at least once every 10 years.
NOTE: When renewing in person, you must provide specific documents to meet the Real ID requirements. You will need to provide all the documents required that you have not previously given to the DMV. You will also need to provide new documents if any of the information has changed.
To renew your driver's license in person, you'll need to visit your nearest Wyoming DMV office and bring:
- Your current Wyoming driver's license.
- Your birth certificate or U.S. passport.
- Proof of your Social Security number (SSN).
- 2 documents proving your Wyoming residency.
- Proof of your name change, if applicable, such as your:
- Marriage certificate.
- Divorce decree.
- Court order.
- A completed Driver Medical Evaluation (Form FSDI-915) and/or Driver Vision Evaluation (Form FSDI-914), if you have any medical or vision problems.
- Payment for the $30 renewal fee.
You'll also need to pass a vision test and have your photo taken while at the DMV office.
Military License Expiration Waivers
Notice for Military Members Stationed in Germany
If you are currently stationed in Germany, please be aware that some states require you to have a valid U.S. driver's license in addition to your USAREUR license. Read our article for more information.
Active duty Wyoming military residents can have your driver's license expiration date waived during the tenure of your service. An "I" designation will be added to your driver's license, keeping it current AS LONG AS it is accompanied by either your active duty orders or your military ID.
Should you deploy or be stationed outside of Wyoming and choose not to extend your driver's license, you may renew by mail.
Fees to Renew Your WY Driver's License
The cost to renew your Wyoming driver's license is $30.
The Wyoming DMV accepts the following payment methods:
- Cash. (Do not send cash by mail.)
- Money order.
Some Wyoming DOT offices accept credit and debit card payments. However, you may want to contact them directly, before your visit, to find out exactly which payment methods they accept.