Have you lost your Texas drivers license?
Did someone steal it? Did you accidentally drop it in a campfire or down your toilet? No matter, we can help you replace it! Getting a driver’s license replacement (or duplicate, as it’s often called) is easy. You simply have to complete all of the required steps. Though this may sound difficult, once you’re made aware of these steps (and the various requirements that will need to be satisfied), replacing your lost Texas drivers license is a cinch. Worry no longer – see the steps below!
Replacing Your Texas Driver’s License – A Step-by-Step Guide
Though replacing your lost Texas driver’s license isn’t quite as easy as 1, 2, 3, it’s nearly so! Perhaps the only difference is that there are more than three steps in the process! Follow these steps to apply for a replacement or duplicate Texas driver’s license:
- Visit a Texas DPS driver license office
- Bring a completed license replacement application (available online as a PDF document)
- Pay the required replacement fee of $11 (your license expiration date will not be updated)
- Provide proof of identity (valid passports are accepted or you can submit a birth certificate along with a social security card and W-2 or 1099 form)
- Confirm personal information (for a drivers license replacement, you will be required to verify your social security number or provide proof of)
Not a U.S. citizen? There’s no need to worry. Simply provide proof of lawful presence in the United States. Accepted forms of lawful presence documentation include U.S. passports that state the bearer is a national resident of the country, not a citizen; permanent resident cards; foreign passports with attached and endorsed immigrant visas; and refugee travel documents.
Don’t Hesitate Any Longer!
Now that you know all there is to know about getting your lost Texas driver’s license replaced, you have no reason not to act! Download the application online, fill it out, and visit your nearest Texas DPS driver license office today. And if your drivers license has been stolen, file a report with your local law enforcement agency.