How To Renew Your Wisconsin Drivers License

Do you need to renew your drivers license in Wisconsin? We've collected useful and up-to-date information to help save you time when renewing your drivers license. Select from the options below to get started. 

1: Get Started with Online Application Assistance

Online application assistance services in Wisconsin can facilitate the processes involved in many DMV related services by providing invaluable information and step-by-step instruction on how best to proceed. Whether you are looking to renew, replace or get a new WI driver’s license or ID card, online application assistance services can help with these and many more. Other benefits include one-click access to an entire inventory of official Wisconsin forms and publications, as well as other useful Wisconsin resources.

2: By mail

Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the DMV in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local DMV.

3: Via a DMV office

If your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at your local DMV office. Varying DMV offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the DMV closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your DMV allows you to make a personal appointment.




Renewing a Wisconsin Drivers License

Its important to renew your Wisconsin driver’s license before it expires. In order to do so, you must:

  • Fill out an application for renewal
  • Present your current drivers license
  • Present your renewal notice
  • Bring your Social Security card
  • Pay 8-year renewal fee of $34

Use this list to find out all the documents you'll need to renew your Wisconsin drivers license.

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