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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 June 8, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Kentucky, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Resources portal or the Louisville Metro COVID-19 Response website.

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Description of Program and Relief

Remote Renewal and Replacement of Driving Credentials

Cardholders whose operator’s license, permit or identification card was lost or expired between March 1 and June 30, 2020, may apply with their local circuit court clerk to receive a new card in the mail. Applicants requesting a card renewal must not require any testing. Circuit court clerks in the applicant’s county of residence will administer the application process and mail the credential directly to the applicant.

Government or Lead Agency

Kentucky Department of Transportation

Dates Available

Remote application will remain effective through July 31, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

The operator’s license, permit or identification card must have been lost or have expired between March 1 and June 30, 2020.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

Remote application will remain effective through July 31, 2020.

Contact for More Information

Applicants may visit realidky.com to schedule an appointment online and to learn more about the services offered.

List of Additional Information

More information is available on the Administrative Office of the Courts COVID-19 web page.

The relevant Executive Order can be found here.


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