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Locations & Hours



Please be advised that our Downtown and Outer Loop-Highview Driver’s License Branches will be closed Wednesday and Thursday, October 18 and 19, for mandatory employee training. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. All other branches will be open with regular hours.


Please be advised that the Kentucky State Police will not offer driver testing on Friday, October 20, due to their in-service day.


Please be advised that our

Middletown Driver’s License Branch

will move to the following address on November, 1, 2017:

11700 Main Street

Middletown, KY 40243

Its hours of operation and

phone number will remain the same.


Please be advised that Gov. Bevin has signed into law Real ID legislation to bring Kentucky into compliance with federal security regulations for driver’s licenses. For more information, click here.


Welcome to DriveJefferson.com — your one-stop source for information about obtaining a Kentucky driver’s license or state identification card in Jefferson County, Ky.

Kentucky driver’s licenses and IDs are issued by the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk under guidelines established by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and in partnership with the Kentucky State Police, which handles driver’s written and road testing.


There are six convenient driver’s license branches in Jefferson County:

  • Downtown
  • West Louisville
  • Southwest
  • Outer Loop-Highview
  • Middletown
  • Bowman Field

For Locations & Hours, CLICK HERE

Payment information for all six driver’s license branches:

  • Cash
  • Check (Cashier’s checks and money orders are accepted. Personal checks are not accepted.)
  • Credit cards (There is a $2 convenience fee for using a credit card.)
  • Debit cards (There is a $2 convenience fee for using a debit card.)
  • There is an ATM at all locations. (There is a $3.50 bank service charge.)


What you can do at all six driver’s license branches:

  • Renew an operator’s/driver’s license ($20)
  • Renew an operator’s/motorcycle license ($30)
  • Renew a driver’s permit ($12)
  • Renew a commercial driver’s license (Fee varies.)
  • Get an ID card (Adult: $12, Child
[ages 2-14]: $4)
  • Get a duplicate driver’s or commercial driver’s license ($12) (Commercial license price varies.)
  • Transfer a license to Kentucky if you’re moving from another state and your license is still valid ($20 — operator only) Learn more here
  • Pay a traffic citation. (There is a $6 convenience fee for using a credit card. It must be processed 3 business days before the scheduled court date. The Downtown Branch does not process traffic citations.)