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NOTICE: Please be advised that all Jefferson County Driver’s License branch locations will CLOSE beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, to undergo a scheduled technology upgrade. The Bowman Field and Southwest Driver’s License Branch locations will be open on Saturday, Oct. 1, with regular business hours. All Driver’s License branch locations will reopen on Monday, Oct. 3. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience. For information regarding testing hours on Sept. 30, please check with Kentucky State Police at 1-844-233-9944.

 

Please be advised that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Driver Licensing has discontinued the printing and mailing of the Driver’s License Renewal Reminder Cards. It will continue to mail CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) Renewal Reminder Cards, as mandated by Federal Law. For the Kentucky Transportation’s Memo on the subject, click here. For the Lexington Herald-Leader’s related story, 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.)