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Tuesday, 11 April 2023 12:18

Get a REAL ID or Enhanced ID

A REAL ID is a special type of driver's license or identification card issued by the DMV that meets federal requirements. Starting in May 2025, you will need a REAL ID to board domestic flights within the U.S. or enter certain federal buildings, unless you have a valid passport.

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Thursday, 09 February 2023 08:00

NY State Adventure License

What is the adventure license?
The adventure license is a way for holders of a NY State DMV-issued photo document (driver's license, learner permit, or non-driver identification card) to have any of the various lifetime sporting/recreational licenses, privileges, or certifications you have purchased from the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and/or the Office of Parks and Historical Preservation (Parks) added to your DMV issued photo document.

Driver license, permit or non-driver ID 

You must visit your local DMV office and bring proof of the change.

If you have a Standard license, permit or non-driver ID 

Please note: If you have a EDL or REAL ID, see instructions further down the page.

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 11:15

Exchange Your Out-Of-State Driver License

Who must exchange their out of state license

You must exchange your out-state driver license (from another U.S. state or territory, federal district, or Canadian province) within 30 days of becoming a resident of New York. 1

Tuesday, 02 August 2022 13:46

Renew your Driver's License in New York

How to renew a license

Renew your license before it expires, or you could face fines

If you drive with an expired license and get a traffic ticket, you will receive fines and penalties

  • 60 days or less after the expiration date: $25 to $40 plus state and local surcharges
  • more than 60 days after the expiration date: $75 to $300 plus state and local surcharges

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Long Island City Location

30-97 Steinway St., Suite 303
Astoria, NY 11103

Manhattan Location

31 East 32nd Street, Suite 604
New York, NY 10016

Brooklyn Location

261 13th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215