License Renewals

Please visit the Homepage for important information about renewals, mail-in renewals & more — click HERE

For other Important Information, click HERE

Operator licenses are good for four years and must be renewed in the county where you reside.


  • $20
  • Payments may be made by cash, debit card, credit card and cashier’s checks and money orders. Personal checks are not accepted.
  • There is a third-party transaction fee for debit and credit card transactions.

KYTC ends Renewal Reminder Cards

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.