Duplicate Driver License, ID Card or Driver Authorization Card

Ordering Options Top ↑

All duplicate cards are mailed. They are not issued over the counter at DMV offices. See Fees for fee information.

Online

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You may order a duplicate online through a MyDMV account.

The issue date on your latest license or ID card is required to set up a MyDMV account. If you do not have the issue date or an existing MyDMV account, please order in person.

Online Duplicate License, ID Card or DAC (MyDMV)

Some restrictions apply:

In Person

Make an appointment at larger DMV offices.

Review the Real ID information below and bring your proof of identity and address documents if you wish to upgrade to a Real ID compliant license or ID.

Out-of-State

Nevada residents out-of-state may obtain a duplicate driver license by submitting an Application for Nevada Driver License By Mail (DMV 204). Duplicates ordered by mail may not have your photo. You are required to surrender this "valid without photo" document for a photo license within 24 days of returning to Nevada.

You may not order a duplicate identification card by mail.

Real ID or Standard License Top ↑

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Nevada issues licenses and ID cards that comply with the federal Real ID Act of 2005.

If you order your duplicate online or by mail, your new license or ID will be marked "NOT FOR FEDERAL OFFICIAL USE" unless you have already met the Real ID requirements.

If you wish to obtain a Real ID license or ID card, you must visit a DMV office and submit proof of identity and address.

Real ID License

Real ID Driver License

A Real ID compliant license is marked with gold circle containing a star. A Real ID will be required for those who wish to use a driver's license or state ID to board aircraft beginning October 1, 2020. See DHS Real ID Information for details and other instances where a Real ID is required.

To obtain a Real ID license or ID card, you must show proof of identity and residential address one time at the DMV. Most license holders submitted proof of identity in the past. You must show the documents again to obtain a Real ID.

Standard License

Standard Nevada License

A standard Nevada license or ID card is marked "NOT FOR FEDERAL OFFICIAL USE" and will not be valid for boarding aircraft or other uses outlined in DHS Real ID Information.

This card meets the Nevada standards for identification and should be accepted for most purposes including federal or state benefits, registering to vote and as identification for law enforcement and courts.

See The Real ID Act in Nevada for more information.

Homeless and Released Prisoner Fee Exemptions Top ↑

Homeless

The Department is authorized to waive the fee for homeless persons to obtain a duplicate Nevada driver's license or identification card. This is a one-time exemption for duplicates only. You must apply for this in person at a DMV office and complete the declaration form.

You may be required to reimburse the $4.25 photo and technology fees to the Department at the time of your next regular renewal if you are employed at the time of the renewal.

The fee exemption does not apply to:

Released Prisoners

The Department is authorized to waive the $18.25 duplicate fee for persons who have been released from prison within the past 90 days. You must supply official documentation of your release date from the Nevada Department of Corrections or its counterpart in another state.

This is a one-time exemption for duplicates only. You must apply for this in person at a DMV office, complete the request form and provide documentation of your release date.

You may be required to reimburse the $4.25 photo and technology fees to the Department at the time of your next regular renewal if you are employed at the time of the renewal.

The fee exemption does not apply to:

See the Released Prisoner Driver’s License and Identification Card Information Sheet (DMV 013) for information on original licenses and renewals.