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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on October 5, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Georgia, we recommend that you visit the COVID-19: State Services in Georgia website, the Department of Public Health's COVID-19 Materials and Resources or the Department of Community Affairs' COVID-19 Resources.

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Description of Program and Relief

Extension of Expiring Drivers’ Licenses and ID Cards

In light of COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) has extended the expiration date by an additional 120 days for most licenses and ID cards expiring during the period of March 14, 2020 to June 30, 2020. Notices will be mailed, and new cards will be printed and mailed directly to customers.

DDS is providing limited driver services by appointment only. All customers must schedule an appointment when visiting a center. DDS encourages all customers to use DDS Online Services or the DDS 2 GO app during this public health emergency.

Government or Lead Agency

Georgia Department of Driver Services

Dates Available

Currently effective through June 30, 2020

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Eligible types of licenses include: ID cards, commercial (CDL) and non-commercial driver’s licenses, limited

permits, and driving permits. Medical Certifications and CDL endorsements will be extended along with

the CDL licenses.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information

Customers may contact the DDS Contact Center at (678) 413-8400, (678) 413-8500, or (678) 413-8600,

Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 AM.

List of Additional Information

For more information, please visit the Georgia DDS website.

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