Locations & Hours
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Driver’s license services are being transitioned from Circuit Court Clerk Offices to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) per KRS 186.490. Please be advised of the following: 

 

Online Renewals

• You can now renew your license online. For details, visit the KYTC website HERE.

 

 

DL Branches

• Southwest/Dixie Highway Branch has transitioned to KYTC as a Driver Licensing Regional Office. For KYTC offices, visit their website HERE.

• Outer Loop-Highview Branch has closed

• Downtown Branch has closed

• Effective July 6, West Louisville/Nia Center (2900 W. Broadway, 40211) AND Middletown (11700 Main St., 40243) are ALTERNATING weeks of operation

 

JULY 2021

July 6-9 West Louisville/Nia OPEN, Middletown CLOSED

July 12-16 West Louisville/Nia CLOSED, Middletown OPEN

July 19-23 West Louisville/Nia OPEN, Middletown CLOSED

July 26-30 West Louisville/Nia CLOSED, Middletown OPEN

 

AUGUST 2021

Aug. 2-6 West Louisville/Nia OPEN, Middletown CLOSED

Aug. 9-13 West Louisville/Nia CLOSED, Middletown OPEN

Aug. 16-20 West Louisville/Nia OPEN, Middletown CLOSED

Aug. 23-27 West Louisville/Nia CLOSED, Middletown OPEN

Aug. 30 & 31 – Sept. 1-3 West Louisville/Nia OPEN, Middletown CLOSED

 

Senior Hour

• From 8 to 9 a.m. each day at each branch, Seniors and those with health issues will be served first (reservations not needed)

 

Driver Testing

• By Kentucky law, the examination of applicants for driver’s permits and licenses is the sole responsibility of the Kentucky State Police. KSP testing is by appointment ONLY. To schedule a test in Jefferson County, visit their website HERE.

• If you already have an appointment for a Kentucky State Police Permit/Road Test, report to Window No. 3 at Bowman Field Branch under portico (Do not wait in Driver’s License line)

 

 

REAL ID

• For REAL ID (Not Office of the Circuit Court Clerk) — Go to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet website for information/appointment. Click HERE.

• If you already have an appointment for a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet REAL ID, report to “KYTC Bowman,” 3545 Roger E. Schupp at Bowman Field (located across the parking lot from the Driver’s License Branch)

 

County Clerk’s Office

• For Motor Vehicle Registration/License Plate (Not Office of the Circuit Court Clerk) — Must see County Clerk’s Office. Click HERE

 

 

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

Kentucky driver’s licenses and IDs are processed 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. Please be advised that per KRS 186.490, driver’s license services are being transitioned from Circuit Court Clerk Offices to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC).

Driver’s license branches in Jefferson County:

  • West Louisville/Nia Center
  • Middletown 
  • Bowman Field

For Locations & Hours, CLICK HERE

Payment information:

  • Cash
  • Credit card (There is a third-party convenience fee for using a credit card.)
  • Debit card (There is a third-party convenience fee for using a debit card.)
  • Check (Cashier’s checks and money orders are accepted. Personal checks are NOT accepted.)
  • The Bowman Field branch has an ATM. (There is a bank service/convenience fee.)

What you can do at all 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