Licenses & IDs

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Explore Your Options

Getting your license or ID can seem like a daunting task but Virginia DMV strives to make the experience as seamless as possible.

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Find the documents you need

Use our online document guide to make your DMV visit a breeze!
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Schedule your knowledge exam and road test

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Start your driver’s license application online to save time.
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Update your license or ID card to a REAL ID

To board a domestic flight or enter a secure federal facility or military base, a REAL ID is required starting May 7, 2025