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Division Of Motor Vehicles

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Driver License & State ID - Renew By Mail

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Eligibility

  

You may be eligible to renew your Alaska Driver's License or State Identification (ID) Card by mail. If your license or ID card is due to expire within one year, please check below to see if you may qualify to renew by mail.

  • Must be 22* to 68 years of age when renewing your Driver's License (you may not renew by mail if you are 69 years of age or older on the expiration date of the driver's license being renewed).
  • Must be 22* years of age when renewing an ID card.
    *If you are 20 or 21 and attending college outside of Alaska, click here for information.
  • Must hold a non-commercial Driver's License or ID card.
  • The last time you renewed your Driver's License or ID card, you must have renewed in person. Commercial Driver's Licenses are not eligible for renewal by mail.
  • A name change will require a visit to the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) with documentation to provide proof of the change.
  • If you wish to renew your Driver's License, it must be valid (it cannot be cancelled, revoked, suspended or disqualified).
  • The last Driver's License issued to you must have been an Alaska license.

If you meet these qualifications, you may apply for a renewal of your Alaska Driver's License or ID card.  Further verification will be conducted at the DMV to determine eligibility. 

If you are out of state and have lost your Alaska Driver's License and are not eligible to renew at this time, please see the following:  Temporary / Extension

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Establish Your Identity

Establish your identity and eligibility for renewal with Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) by completing this page. These answers are checked against State of Alaska records to verify your identity. Completing this page only verifies your identity and eligibility for mail-in renewal. It does not transact any business with the State of Alaska.
Information you provide below must match the information on your last issued Alaska Driver's License or ID card.
Driver's License or ID card number Where is it?
   
Card type you wish to renew
 
Social Security Number
   
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)
   

Full name as it appears on your Driver's License or ID card
First Name
 
Middle Name
Last Name
 
Suffix
   
Weight in pounds (from Driver's License or ID card) Where is it?
   
Height (from Driver's License or ID card) Where is it?
 


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