Obtaining a New York State Driver’s License or a Non-Driver ID Card

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To obtain, renew, or replace a driver’s license or a Non-Driver Photo ID Card, you must complete an MV-44 form. Get this form at http://dmv.ny.gov/forms/mv44.pdf or at any Motor Vehicle office.  You can also apply online.

If your driver license or your learner permit is expired for two years or more, you cannot renew your driver license. You must apply for an original license. You must pass the vision test, the written test, and the road test, and complete a pre-licensing course.

  1. Driver License.
    The process to apply for a non-commercial driver license in NYS normally includes the following steps:

    • Apply for a learner permit. Pay the application fee and the driver license fee. Pass the vision test and the written test. Receive your learner permit.
    • Practice for your road test.
    • Take a driver education course or a DMV-approved pre-licensing course.
    • Use your driver education certificate or pre-licensing course certificate to make an appointment for your road test by phone or on-line.
    • Pass your road test and receive your NYS driver license.
  2. Non-Driver Photo ID Cards.
    A person of any age who does not have a driver license can apply to the DMV for a non-driver photo ID card. You can apply for a non-driver photo ID card if your NYS driver license is suspended or revoked. A non-driver photo ID card contains the same personal information, photo, signature and special protection against alteration and fraud as a photo driver license.

Identification and Fees.
To obtain a Driver License or a Non-Driver ID Card , you must appear at a Motor Vehicle office with proof of name and date of birth. Complete information on these identity requirements can be found at http://dmv.ny.gov/id-card/prove-identity-and-age and these requirements can change.  An eye test is required, which can be done at the Motor Vehicle office. There is a fee to obtain a Driver License or a Non-Driver ID.

Other name(s)

DMV

Address

 

Office Location Address
Westchester Peekskill
Office
1045 Park Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Westchester White Plains Office 200 Hamilton Ave.
White Plains, NY 10601
No written license testing, apply at
Yonkers or Peekskill.
Westchester Yonkers Office 1 Larkin Plaza
Yonkers, NY 10701

For telephone inquiries from the 914 area code, call 1-718-477-4820.  Visit http://dmv.ny.gov/contact-us/dmv-phone-numbers for additional phone numbers.

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Phone

718-477-4820

Website

http://www.dmv.ny.gov/

Hours of operation

Mon, Tue, Wed, & Fri 8:30-4:00; Thu 10:00-6:00

Fees

$64.50 for Class D or DJ license