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Avoid Peak Times

Avoid peak busy times at the Driver Licensing offices: 1) after 3:00 p.m. each work day, 2) when schools are not in session, and 3) the day before and after a holiday.

Renewal Period

Take advantage of your driver's license renewal period.

Renewal Notice Card

If you received a Renewal Notice from the DMV, please update it and present it to Driver Licensing Staff when renewing. It will save you time!

Think Youíre Ready to Test?

Take the time to carefully review the Nebraska Drivers Manual. Over 60% of first-time applicants fail the written test.

Duplicate License, Permit and State ID Cards

Online Duplicate License or State ID

Residents who have misplaced their driver's license, permit or State identification card may obtain a duplicate from any driver licensing office in Nebraska or, for a driver's license or State idenfication card, you may be eligible to apply for a duplicate online.

If unsure of the location of the closest driver licensing office, refer to Driver Licensing Offices.

If a Commercial License or Permit has been misplaced, application for the duplicate must be submitted in person to a Driverís License Examiner. For information regarding driver licensing offices and schedules for each county, refer to Driver Licensing Services.

In State:

To apply for a duplicate license, permit or State Identification Card, a resident must submit the following:

Complete a data form, Operators License-ID data form at a driver licensing office.

Acceptable Proof of Identification - Nebraska statutes require one form of identification that includes name and date of birth to obtain a duplicate driver license, permit or State ID Card.

You will also be required to submit two forms of proof of address (If address has not previously been verified, or if you have moved). Acceptable proof of address may be found at: Identification/Address/SS Verification Requirements

Upon completion of processing and payment of the fee, the County Treasurer will issue you a 30-day receipt, with driving privileges if appropriate. Your driver license, permit or State ID Card will be mailed to you within 14 business days. If you don't receive your license, permit or ID card within 20 days, contact Driver Licensing Services at 402.471.3861.


A duplicate license, permit, or State ID Card may be obtained by mail if a resident is outside of Nebraska at the time of application.(Note: You must appear in person to apply for a duplicate Commercial License or Permit.)

A properly completed Out of State Renewal/Duplicate Data Form* is required, as well as Acceptable Proof of Identification and two forms of proof of address. Acceptable proof of address may be found at: Identification/Address/SS Verification Requirements

For information regarding fees, refer to Driverís License Fees. Be sure to contact the Driver Licensing Services Home Office in Lincoln, prior to mailing your request for specific questions regarding applications for duplicate licenses, permits and State ID Cards by mail and to determine acceptable methods of payment.

Questions regarding Duplicate Licenses, Permits, or State ID Cards, may be addressed to Email or by contacting this office at (402) 471-3861.