Ultimate Guide to Transferring your Driver License to Utah


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Here's the ultimate guide to transferring your out-of-state license to a Utah driver license. This is specifically if you have a US driver's license from another state and want to change it to Utah driver license. If you have a driver license from another country, check out getting a driver's license in Utah.

What You’ll Need to Transfer your Driver License to Utah

  • Your current out-of-state driver's license
  • Completed Driver License Application (Form DLD6a)
  • Proof of Identity and Legal/Lawful Status Verification
  • Utah Residency/Mailing Verification if different than current Utah Driver License record (must provide two)
  • Social Security Verification
  • Name Change documents (if applicable)

What You’ll Need To Do

  • Visit any Utah Driver License Division Office: Have your picture taken, Submit all the required documents, Surrender your out-of-state driver’s license, Pay a nonrefundable fee of $52.00
  • Pass the eye (vision) test
  • Pass a written knowledge test and driving skills test - one or both may be required
  • After all requirements for a driver license have been successfully completed, you will receive a temporary license with photo on the same day.  The completed driver license will then be mailed to you in approximately 8-10 weeks
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Caveats and Exceptions

  • Utah law does not have a grace period in which to change an out-of-state driver's license to a Utah license. It simply requires a resident to have a valid Utah driver's license when driving in Utah

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