Nebraska Frequently Asked Questions

Am I required to take a motorcycle training course?
Motorcycle training courses are not required in Nebraska. However, the National Safety Council of Nebraska (NSCN) recommends their motorcycle safety training courses for all motorcycle riders in the state. Motorcycle training courses can help riders of all levels be safer on the streets. NSCN courses are approved by the Nebraska DMV which means successful completion exempts class takers from the DMV test.

For more information: How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

Am I required to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle?
In Nebraska, all motorcycle riders are required to wear helmets while operating their vehicles.

For more information: How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

Are there times I won’t be allowed to renew registration?
Proof of financial responsibility or car insurance is required to renew car registrations in Nebraska. Residents without proof will not be allowed to renew. Additionally, there are certain vehicles that are ineligible for car registration renewals, including:

  • Vehicles with certain types of license plates:
    • Amateur radio license plates
    • Pearl Harbor survivor license plates
  • Tax-exempt vehicles
  • Farm and commercial vehicles
  • Vehicles with registrations that have been expired for one or more years

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

Can I have different addresses on my driver license and my vehicle registration?
In Nebraska, you are required to report an address changing to the DMV and request a drivers license within 60 days of moving. However, you are not required to change your address on your car registration until your registration renewal expiration date. So you can have different addresses on your drivers license and car registration.

For more information: How to Handle a Change of Address in Nebraska

Can I keep the car insurance I have from my previous state of residence?
New residents in Nebraska must apply for car insurance policies issued by insurance companies authorized to do business in Nebraska. However, you should not cancel your previous car insurance until you get car insurance in Nebraska.

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

Can I renew my commercial drivers license online?
No, the Nebraska DMV does not currently give drivers the option to complete CDL application renewals online.

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

Can I request a certified driver’s record online?
Nebraska doesn t have a distinction between types of driving records. To learn more about how to check driving records, contact your local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

Can I take the DMV written test online?
No, you cannot take the Nebraska DMV written or driving test online. You must visit a local Nebraska DMV office.
Can I use my state CDL anywhere in the United States?
Whether or not you can travel outside of Nebraska with your CDL license depends on the type of CDL license you hold. If you have an intrastate CDL license, you are not allowed to operate commercial vehicles outside of Nebraska. If you have an interstate CDL license, you can travel throughout the country.

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

Can somebody else renew my registration for me?
Yes, you can have another individual renew your car registration by mail, online or in person at a local Nebraska DMV office. Whoever renews your registration must still submit the required documentation and applicable registration fees.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

Do boats need to be registered?
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission issues boat registrations for three-year periods through the your local county treasurer. All vessels using a mechanical device for propulsion must be registered. Exceptions include:

  • Vessels not using machinery for propulsion
  • Boats registered in another state and only in Nebraska for 60 days
  • Government owned vessels
  • Racing motorboats
  • Vessels documented by US Coast Guard

To register, complete a boat registration application (available at county clerk offices) along with the registration fee.

Fees for vessels are dependent on the class and size of the vessels:

  • Class One Vessels less than 16 feet: $27
  • Class Two Vessels between 16 feet and 26 feet: $50
  • Class Three Vessels between 26 feet and 40 feet: $71.50
  • Class Four Vessels between 40 feet and over: $119
  • Class Five Motorboat dealers/manufacturers of motorboats (for demonstration or testing): $50
  • Duplicate Registration: $9

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

Do I need a motorcycle license to ride a scooter or moped?
Licensing requirements for scooters and mopeds in Nebraska vary based on the vehicle. Mopeds in Nebraska are considered any vehicle with a maximum speed of 30 mph and an engine that has 50cc or less or that uses pedals for propulsion. Mopeds do not have to be titled or registered. However, scooters are considered any vehicle with tires bigger than 14 inches and an engine 45ccs or more. Scooters are treated as motorcycles, which means that they require a title and registration. You will also need to obtain a Class M motorcycle license.

For more information: How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

Do I need to attend traffic school if I get a speeding ticket?
In Nebraska, you may have to take a traffic school course as part of the process to pay speeding tickets, if ordered by the court. In addition, you can take a state-approved defensive driving course to remove two points from your driving record, provided you have less than 12 points on your record at the time of course completion.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

Do I need to cancel my insurance if I am moving to another state?
Nebraska residents moving out of state should cancel their car insurance only after they have applied for insurance in the new state they are in. Most states have car insurance requirements. Contact the DMV of the state you are moving to for minimum liability requirements.

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

Do I need to file a police report if my license was lost or stolen?
To deter potential identity theft, Nebraska residents are urged to report stolen or lost drivers licenses to local authorities. Once you have received the police report, bring it to a local Nebraska DMV office so the officials can put a flag on your credentials. For more information on identity theft, contact the Nebraska Driver and Vehicle Records Division, Fraud Investigation Section at 402-471-3790.

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

Do I need to file a police report if my registration was lost or stolen?
While it is not required that you report your lost or stolen car registration before applying for a replacement, it is recommended by the Nebraska DMV. Having a police report on you can help you avoid fines if you are stopped prior to getting a car registration copy. Additionally, putting it on file with the DMV can help you avoid any potential identity theft issues.

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

Do I need to return my license plate if I move out of the state?
Once you have settled into your new state, you should surrender your Nebraska license plate by mailing it and your car registration to the Nebraska DMV. You should also mail a copy of your registration for proof of your move. You will be mailed a prorated registration refund.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

Do I need to take a drivers ed course?
Residents of Nebraska getting drivers permits must be at least 16 years old to receive the permit. Requirements for receiving a drivers permit include:

  • Possessing a learners permit or school permit for at least six months
  • Have less than three points on their driving records
  • Have completed either a DMV-approved driver safety course or present a certificate of completion for 50 hours of driving practice with a parent or guardian over 21 (with 10 hours at night)

Completing a driver s ed course also exempts drivers from having to take the written and driving tests for the provisional driving permits.

For more information: Learner’s Permits for Beginner Drivers in Nebraska

Do I need to turn in my damaged car title?
When applying for a car title replacement due to a damaged original title, you should submit the damaged title along with the completed State of Nebraska Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title form RV-707a.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

Do I need to turn in my damaged registration?
While you are not required to turn in your damaged car registration when applying for a duplicate car registration, you should bring it with you when applying. The damaged copy can serve to expedite the car registration replacement process. To learn how to replace car registrations, visit a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

Does a motorized scooter need to be registered?
Nebraska s DMV has varying definitions for two-wheel vehicles aside from motorcycles.

Mopeds are bicycles that use pedals for propulsion, automatic transmission and an engine that doesn t exceed 50cc s. Top speed must be no higher than 30 mph. Moped do not need to be titled or registered. However, if the pedals are removed the vehicle becomes an off-road vehicle and must be operate on private property only.

Minibikes are two-wheeled motor vehicles with wheel and tire diameters of no more than 14 inches and an engine displacement of less than 45cc s. Minibikes must be used for off-road purposes only and must be titled. They do not require registration.

All other two-wheel vehicles in Nebraska are considered motorcycles for registration and titling purposes.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

Does my vehicle qualify for a smog inspection?
First time Nebraska registrations and cars being registered from out-of-state must undergo a visual inspection through the Nebraska sheriff s office. To complete the inspection:

  • Visit an inspection station.
  • Show the inspection officials your car title.
  • Pay the $10 car inspection fee.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

How can I avoid a license suspension if I choose not to insure my vehicle?
There are certain options for Nebraska residents who do not want to get typical car insurance. Options include:

  • Certificate of Deposit: issued by State Treasurer after vehicle owner has deposited $75,000 in cash or securities with the State Treasurer s office
  • Self-Insurance: must have a minimum of 26 vehicles registered to your name

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

How can I get a veteran designation on my ID card?
As of July 2014, Nebraska residents who are military veterans can apply for a veteran s designation on their ID card. Applicants must first register with the Nebraska Department of Veteran’s Affairs Registry either by applying online at the Nebraska VA websiteor by calling the VA office at 402-471-2450.

From there, just indicate you would like the veteran designation on your ID card during the application process.

For more information: How to Apply for a Nebraska Identification Card

How can I obtain a copy of the driver manual?
Nebraska driver s manuals are available on the Nebraska DMV website.

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

How can I pay for my traffic or parking ticket?
Nebraska drivers who have received citations have the choice to pay traffic tickets online, in person or by mail. To pay traffic tickets in person, visit a local Nebraska DMV office with the traffic fines. To pay a traffic ticket by mail, follow the directions printed on the traffic ticket fines and mail the ticket with a check for the traffic ticket price. To pay traffic tickets online, visit the Nebraska Citation Payment website.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

How can I renew my drivers license?
In Nebraska, residents caneither renew drivers license online with theirdrivers license renewal notices or print and complete a New, Renewal and Replacements Permit, Class O, Class M and State ID Card Data form and submit it to a local Nebraska DMV office. You will also need to submit proof of identity and residency as well. Your drivers license renewal will be mailed to you within 10 to 14 business days.

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

How can I renew my vehicle registration?
Car registration renewals in Nebraska can be processed online, by mail or in person at a local Nebraska DMV office. When renewing car registrations, you will need to submit a few required documents including:

  • The expired or expiring car registration document
  • Proof of insurance (original documents only) or financial responsibility

To renew car registration online, visit the Nebraska Online Registration Renewal page.

To renew expired car registrations by mail, complete your registration renewal notice and send it along with applicable fees to the address listed.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

How can I transfer my registration to another state?
To transfer registrations from Nebraska to another state, visit a local DMV office in the state you are moving to with the following documents:

  • Nebraska car title
  • Completed Application for Certificate of Title from the new state
  • Inspection documents (if applicable)
  • Proof of auto insurance.
  • Any applicable county tax fees.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

How do I apply for a commercial drivers license?
To initiate the Nebraska commercial drivers licenseapplication process, visit a local Nebraska DMV office with the following documents:

  • One proof of US citizenship/legal residency:
    • Certified US birth certificate
    • Valid US passport
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Certificate of Citizenship
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by US Department of State
    • Valid Permanent Resident Card
    • Valid Employment Authorization Card
    • Valid Record of Arrival and Departure in a valid foreign passport
  • Two proofs of Nebraska residency:
    • Bank account statement issued within the last 90 days
    • Pay stub issued within the last 90 days
    • Government document issued within the last 90 days
    • Magazine issued within the last 90 days.
    • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating a postmark or stamped date within the last 90 days
  • Proof of Social Security Number

At the DMV office, you will need to take a vision test, written test (if no prior commercial drivers learners permit) and the skills test. You will also need to submit the CDL License Data Form. The CDL application fee is $55 in addition to a $2.50 issuance fee.

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

How do I apply for a disabled person parking placard or plates?
Prior to applying for a disables parking placard in Nebraska, you must receive medical certification from a healthcare professional. Disabled drivers can apply for a disabled placard online, by mail or by visiting a local Nebraska DMV office.

To apply for a disabled placard online, you will need your doctor, physician s assistant or nurse practitioner to complete the application on the Nebraska DMV online system.

Mailed disabled placard applications require a completed Application for Handicapped Parking Permit. You must include both your completed medical certification and a copy of a proof of identity such as one of the following:

  • US birth certificate
  • US passport
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Certificate of Citizenship

Mail the application and supporting materials to the following address:

Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Driver and Vehicle Records Division Attn: Handicapped Parking Permits P.O. Box 94789 Lincoln, NE 68509

You may also apply for a handicapped license plate by completing an Application for Handicapped License Plates. Include your signed medical certification and send it to the following address:

You will receive an approval letter which you can take to a Nebraska DMV office with your vehicle registration fee to receive your license plate.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

How do I apply for a drivers license?
Applying for drivers licenses in Nebraska can be done in person at a local Nebraska DMV office. In certain situations, you may also be able to apply for a drivers license online. Applying online is limited to drivers who meet the following requirements:

  • Had a Nebraska provisional permit for at least one year
  • Are 17 or older
  • Less than three points on driving record in past year
  • No address or name changes

Drivers who don t meet these requirements must apply for drivers licenses in person. To apply, you will need to present the DMV officials with certain identification, residency and Social Security Number documents. You will also have to pass a vision exam, written knowledge exam as well as a driving test. Drivers must also pay the drivers license fee, which are as follows:

  • One year or less drivers license: $7.50
  • One to two year drivers license: $12.50
  • Two to three year drivers license: $16.50
  • Three to four year drivers license: $21.50
  • Five year drivers license: $26.50

Your new license to drive will arrive in the mail within 30 days.

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

How do I apply for a learner’s permit?
To apply for a provisional drivers permit in Nebraska, visit a local Nebraska DMV office.Drivers permit applications require you to submit a few documents including:

  • School driver s permit (if under 18) or a school permit waiver form
  • Certification form for 50 hours of driving practice (if applicable)
  • Proof of identity
  • Two proofs of residency
  • Proof of Social Security Number

You will also need to pass the written, vision and driving tests. The written and driving tests will be waived if you completed a driver safety course. Additionally, you must pay the $17.50 provisional driving permit fee.

You may be able to apply for a provisional drivers permitonline if you meet the following requirements:

  • Held a school learners Permitfor at least six months
  • Completed a Nebraska DMV-approved driver safety course
  • Are under 18 and at least 60 days from your 16th birthday

While you can apply for your provisional permit for driving before your 16th birthday, it will not be issued until your birthday has passed.

For more information: Learner’s Permits for Beginner Drivers in Nebraska

How do I apply for a motorcycle license?
To apply for a motorcycle licensein Nebraska, visit a local Nebraska DMV office to complete a motorcycle drivers license application. You will need to present one proof of identity and two proofs of residency. Drivers must also pass a vision test, written knowledge test and road skills test. Additionally, you will need to pay the $26.50 motorcycle driving license fee. For drivers who already possess a drivers license can obtain a motorcycle endorsement fee for $7.50. Drivers with a CDL license can get a motorcycle license endorsement for $12.50.

Contact the Nebraska DMV office to schedule an appointment for a road skills test.

For more information: How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

How do I change my address on my car insurance?
In Nebraska, car insurance companies are privately owned and operated. As a result, you must contact your car insurance company directly to request a new insurance car with your updated address. To do so, call the customer service number on your insurance card, request a customer service official and ask “How do I change my address?” They will give you instructions from that point.

For more information: How to Handle a Change of Address in Nebraska

How do I change my address on my car registration?
Nebraska residents who are changing address when moving from one county to another county in Nebraska are not required to change addresses on their vehicle registration. However, you must report the address changing during the registration renewal process. A Nebraska driver wondering where to change your address should visit a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

How do I change my address on my commercial drivers license?
Commercial drivers in Nebraska who have recently changed their address should follow the same address change checklist as noncommercial drivers. The only difference in the address change request process is you must submit your application to a Driver s License Examiner office in person. To do so, visit a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Handle a Change of Address in Nebraska

How do I change my address on my drivers license?
Nebraska residents who need to make an address change request on their drivers license, must visit a local Nebraska DMV office. At the DMV office, you must present your previous drivers license along with the following documents:

  • New, Renewal and Replacements License Form
  • Two proofs of address:
    • Bank account statementissued within the last 90 days
    • Pay stub within the last 90 dayswith name and address of employer
    • Federal, state or local government documents issued within the last 90 days
    • Magazines received within the last 90 days
    • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating apostmark or stamped date within the last 90 days
    • Any correspondence, receipt, invoice dated within the last 90 days
    • Nebraska vehicle registration
    • Life, health, auto or home insurance policy or card
    • Valid real estate tax statement or receipt
    • Any valid professional license
    • Nebraska voter registration card
    • Mortgage, lease or rental agreement
    • Nebraska DMV Renewal Notice
    • Blank check or deposit slip
  • Replacement drivers license fee of $11

Once your application is processed, you will be issued a 30-day receipt that can be used as an interim drivers license. Your new license will arrive in the mail within 14 business days.

For more information: How to Handle a Change of Address in Nebraska

How do I change my address on my ID card?
To process an official address change in Nebraska on your drivers license, you must submit an address change form to anlocal Nebraska DMV office. At the DMV office, you must present your previous drivers license along with the following documents:

  • New, Renewal and Replacements License Form
  • Two proofs of address:
    • Bank account statementissued within the last 90 days
    • Pay stub within the last 90 dayswith name and address of employer
    • Federal, state or local government documents issued within the last 90 days
    • Magazines received within the last 90 days
    • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating apostmark or stamped date within the last 90 days
    • Any correspondence, receipt, invoice dated within the last 90 days
    • Nebraska vehicle registration
    • Life, health, auto or home insurance policy or card
    • Valid real estate tax statement or receipt
    • Any valid professional license
    • Nebraska voter registration card
    • Mortgage, lease or rental agreement
    • Nebraska DMV Renewal Notice
    • Blank check or deposit slip
  • Replacement drivers license fee of $11

Once your application is processed, you will be issued a 30-day receipt that can be used as an interim drivers license. Your new license will arrive in the mail within 14 business days.

For more information: How to Handle a Change of Address in Nebraska

How do I change my name on my car insurance?
Car insurance companies in Nebraska are privately owned companies. As such, if you are asking “how do I go about changing my name on my car insurance card?” you will have to contact the insurance company. Look at your insurance card and dial the number for customer service. From there, ask the representative “How to change my name?”
How do I change my name on my car registration?
The process to change names on car registrations in Nebraska, you must visit a local Nebraska DMV office in person. At the DMV, submit the following documents to a DMV official:

  • Current car title
  • Current registration card
  • Current Nebraska s drivers license
  • Car registration replacement fee of $6.75

Once you have completed the legal name change process with the DMV, you will be issued new registration card.

How do I change my name on my driver’s license?
Prior to submitting a name change request with the Nebraska DMV on your drivers license, you must first submit an official name changewith the Social Security Administration (SSA). To do so, print and complete an Application for a Social Security Card and submit it to the SSA along with the following documents:

  • Proof of US citizenship or lawful presence (if not already established):
    • Birth certificate
    • Valid US Passport
  • Proof of identity:
    • US Drivers License
    • Non-driver ID Card
    • US Passport
  • Proof of name change:
    • Marriage document
    • Divorce decree
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Official court order documents

After completing the name changing with the SSA, you can then complete name change forms with the Nebraska DMV. To do so, bring a New, Renewal, Duplicates and Replacements, Permit, Class O (Car), Class M (Motorcycle) and State ID Card Data Form to a local Nebraska DMV office. Additionally, bring the following documents:

  • Proof of legal name change documents
  • Two documents proving Nebraska residence
  • Drivers license replacement fee of $13.50

You will receive your drivers license replacement within 14 business days.

How do I change my name on my ID card?
To petition for a name change on your ID card in Nebraska, you must first change your name on your Social Security Card by printing, completing and submitting an Application for a Social Security Card to the SSA. Once you request a name change with the SSA, you can bring a New, Renewal, Duplicates and Replacements, Permit, Class O (Car), Class M (Motorcycle) and State ID Card Data Form to a local Nebraska DMV office with the following documents:

  • Proof of legal name change documents
  • Two documents proving Nebraska residence
  • ID card replacement fee of $11
How do I contact the Social Security Administration for my name change?
Knowing how to change your name legally with the Social Security Administration is the first step for changing your name with the DMV. To change your name with the SSA, you will need to print and complete an Application for a Social Security Card and submit it to the SSA with the following documents:

  • Proof of US citizenship or lawful presence (if not already established):
    • Birth certificate
    • Valid US Passport
  • Proof of identity:
    • US Drivers License
    • Non-driver ID Card
    • US Passport
  • Proof of name change:
    • Marriage document
    • Divorce decree
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Official court order documents
How do I file a complaint when I believe someone has illegally accessed my DMV record?
Nebraska drivers who believe that their drivers records have been illegally accessed should notify the Nebraska DMV. To do so, submit a request by email or by phone at 402-471-3918.

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

How do I file a police report if my car registration was stolen?
Prior to replacing a lost or stolen car registration certificate, license plate or decal in Nebraska, you should report the loss/theft to the authorities. To do so, visit any local police station and ask to file a police report. Bring the police report with you to a local Nebraska DMV office and present it to DMV officials. To replace lost car registrations you should also bring the required documents and fee.

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

How do I file a police report if my car title was stolen?
Before applying to replace your stolen or lost car title, the Nebraska DMV recommends that you file a police report with the local authorities. To do so, visit any local police department and tell the officials you need to report your loss/theft. After receiving the report, bring it with you to a local Nebraska DMV office when applying for your car title replacement.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

How do I get a copy of my driving record?
Nebraska driving records can be ordered online and viewed moments after purchase. To purchase an online driving record, visit the ClickDMV website. Applications for DMV driving records can also be submitted by mail or in person at a local Nebraska DMV office. The fee to check your driving recordis $3.

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

How do I get a duplicate ID card?
ID card applications for renewal in Nebraska can be conducted online, by mail or in person at a local Nebraska DMV office. To replace ID cards online, visit the ClickDMV website. Online ID card replacements can be obtained so long as you have not ordered more than two replacement ID cards online within the past five years.

To apply for ID card replacements by mail, print and complete an Out of State License Renewal, Replacements, Permit, Class O (Car), Class M (Motorcycle) Data Form TSIRDT. Additionally, you will need to present proof of identity and residency, as well as the ID card replacement fee.

To get ID card replacements in person, follow these steps:

Your replacement ID card will arrive by mail within 14 business days.

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

How do I get a hardship license?
Nebraska issues employment driving permits to drivers with suspensions due to excessive points on driving records, an Administrative License Revocations or Violating Support Orders. There are separate applications for each violation, including:

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

How do I get a replacement license if I am in the military and stationed elsewhere?
Nebraska residents who are active-duty military members stationed out-of-state can apply for drivers license replacements through the mail by completing an Out-of-State License Renewal, Duplicates and Replacements form. Once completed, have the form notarized with your signature and mail it to the Nebraska DMV along with proof of identification, and the duplicate drivers licensepayment. Mail items to the following address:

Department of Motor Vehicles P.O. Box 94789 Lincoln, NE 68509

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

How do I get a traffic ticket dismissed?
Nebraska residents with traffic tickets have the choice of paying traffic tickets or fighting it through the court. The instructions for fighting a ticket are printed on the ticket itself. You will need to arrange a court date and show up to dispute it. From there, the judge will rule whether the ticket remains or is dismissed. To learn more about how to pay traffic tickets and the cost of traffic tickets, contact the court clerk in the county where the ticket was issued.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

How do I obtain a copy of someone else’s driving record?
To check driving records in Nebraska on behalf of another person, you will need to provide your own name, address and signature as well as the authorization of the record holder. The record holder s authorization and signature must be notarized in Box 2 of the Application for Copy of Driving Record.

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

How do I obtain a duplicate car registration?
Lost, damaged or stolen car registrations in Nebraska must be replaced in a timely manner to avoid potential fines. To replace car registrations, you must visit in person the local Nebraska DMV office that issued your original car registration. You will be able to complete a car registration replacement application and submit the required documents at the office (forms are not available online). Identification and the car registration copy fee are required at the time of application. There is currently no option to replace car registration online.

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

How do I obtain a duplicate car title?
Obtaining a car title replacement in Nebraska, you should visit a local Nebraska DMV office. Prior to visiting the office, print and complete the State of Nebraska Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title form RV-707a. Every person whose name was on the original title must sign the completed application and present proof of identity,exceptions are made for husband and wife joint titles. You must have the form notarized before submitting it. In addition, you will need to provide your title number, vehicle identification number (VIN) and the vehicle s year, make and model. You will also need to bring your duplicate car title fee.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

How do I obtain a duplicate license?
To replace lost drivers licenses in Nebraska, you can either visit a local Nebraska DMV office or apply for a drivers license replacement online. In person requests can be made by completing an Application to Replace Licenses form. You will also need to submit proof of identity, residency and proof of Social Security. The drivers license replacement fee is also due at the time of application. You will receive a 30-day receipt that can serve as your license. Expect to receive your drivers license copy within 14 business days.

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

How do I obtain a salvaged car title?
Following a declaration of total loss on a vehicle in Nebraska, you must obtain a salvaged car title by submitting a Notice of Owner-Retained Salvage to a local Nebraska DMV office. Additionally, prior to operating the vehicle on a public road you will have to get a vehicle inspection. Once the inspection is completed, you must submit an Application for Certificate of Title along with the vehicle s original certificate of title. The salvage title fee is $10.

For more information: Title Transfers or Obtaining a New Title in Nebraska

How do I obtain car registration?
First time car registrations in Nebraska can be conducted by mail or in person at a local Nebraska DMV office. Registering cars requires drivers to present a few documents to the County Treasurer including a DMV car registration application.

Nebraska vehicle expiration dates depend on the vehicle s purchase month. The exception is for residents owning two or more vehicles who can obtain registrations that start and expire during the calendar year.

To get car registrations by mail, send the documents to your local DMV office. There is currently no option to register a car online.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

How do I reinstate after a revocation as a Habitual Traffic Offender?
Nebraska does not currently have any habitual traffic offender laws. However, drivers who have received 12 or more points within two years will receive a suspended driving license. To reinstate, you must follow the steps outlined by the court that issued the suspension.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

How do I reinstate my license if I refused to submit a breath/urine/blood test?
Drivers in Nebraska who refuse a chemical test during a DUI/DWI stop will have their drivers license revoked for a minimum of 90 days. To reinstate your license, you will have to complete the requirements set out by the court handling your case. In the event of a DUI stop following an accident, law enforcement officials are allowed to force drivers to undergo a chemical test whether they refuse or not.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Nebraska

How do I reinstate my suspended license?
There are a number of steps you must follow to reinstate revoked drivers licenses in Nebraska depending on the violation that led to the drivers license suspension. Possible tasks include:

  • Complete driver s education course
  • Satisfy court requirements (if applicable)
  • Provide proof of insurance (SR-22 from insurance company)
  • Retake driving skills and knowledge tests (if applicable)
  • Pay suspended drivers license reinstatement fees

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

How do I remove points from my driver’s license?
To remove points from your drivers record in Nebraska, you can take a state-approved defensive driving course. Completion of the course will remove two points from your record. You must have less than 12 points on the record at the time of course completion to receive the point reduction.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

How do I renew my driving permit?
Provisional permit renewals and replacements in Nebraska require a visit to a local Nebraska DMV office. At the DMV office, request and complete a provisional permit application. Submit the document along with a proof of citizenship and two proofs of residency. You will also need to pay the $17.50 renewal fee.

For more information: Learner’s Permits for Beginner Drivers in Nebraska

How do I renew my ID card?
The ID card renewal process can be conducted either online or in person at a local Nebraska DMV office. Residents can renew ID cards 90 days before it expires if they are 21 or older or 10 days before it expires if they are younger than 21 years old. ID card renewal reminders are mailed out 90 days prior to the ID card expiration date.

To apply for an ID card renewal in person, visit a DMV office with your renewal notice and a completed ID card application form DMV 06-104.

You will also need to provide proof identity and residency, along with the ID card renewal fee.

To renew ID cards online, you must be 21 or older and have no necessary corrections on your ID card. Visit the ClickDMV website to apply and pay your ID card renewal fee. You will receive your new ID card within 20 days.

For more information: How to Apply for a Nebraska Identification Card

How do I renew my license if I am in the military and stationed elsewhere?
To renew licenses when you are an active duty military member stationed outside of Nebraska, print and complete the Out of State License Renewal, Replacements, Permit, Class O, Class M Data Form. Send the form in the mail along with a copy of one of the following documents:

  • Current military orders
  • Military leave papers
  • Military discharge papers (valid for 60 days after discharge
  • Military ID card

You should also provide copies of documents proving your Nebraska residency.

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

How do I renew my medical report for a commercial license?
The Nebraska DMV will send a letter to CDL license holders notifying them that their self-certification is expiring. You must return the Self Certification Categories Certificate form enclosed along with any necessary documentation by the deadline on the form.

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

How do I renew my motorcycle license?
The Nebraska DMV mails out motorcycle license renewal notices within 90 days of your expiration date. You will be required to submit a New, Renewal and Replacements Permit, Class O, Class M and State ID Card Data Form along with the renewal notice at a local Nebraska DMV office. You will also need to show proof of identity and proof of residency.

For more information: How to Renew/Replace a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

How do I replace my license if I am a non-U.S. citizen?
Applying to replace stolen drivers licenses in Nebraska if you are a non-US citizen requires the same Application to Replace Licenses form. However, the identity and residency forms you submit may be different. Documents include:

  • One proof of legal US residency:
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by US Department of State
    • Valid Permanent Resident Card
    • Valid Employment Authorization Card
    • Valid Record of Arrival and Departure in a valid foreign passport
  • Two proofs of Nebraska residency:
    • Bank account statement issued within the last 90 days
    • Pay stub issued within the last 90 days
    • Government document issued within the last 90 days
    • Magazine issued within the last 90 days.
    • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating a postmark or stamped date within the last 90 days

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

How do I replace my license if I lost it out of state?
Mailed application to replace driving licenses can be submitted by Nebraska residents who are currently out of state or in another country. To submit an out-of-state application, print and complete the Out of State Renewal/Replacement Data Form. You will need to submit it along with proof of identity, proof of Nebraska residency and proof of Social Security. Application fees should be paid with a check or money order.

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

How do I transfer my car title between states?
New Nebraska residents inquiring “How do I transfer car titles to Nebraska?” must submit a few documents to a local Nebraska DMV office, including:

  • Proof of ownership:
    • Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin (MSO)
    • Out-of-state Certificate of Title
    • Last vehicle registration
    • Court Order

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Nebraska

How do I transfer my car title if I lost the original?
A lost car title must be replaced prior to initiating a Nebraska car title transfer. To do so, print and complete an Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title form and submit it to a local Nebraska DMV office. The seller should also provide the buyer with either a completed Bill of Sale or Nebraska Sales Tax statement.

At the DMV office, complete and submit an Application for Certificate of Title form along with the $10 titling fee.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Nebraska

How do I transfer my car title?
To initiate a car title transfer in Nebraska, the previous owner of the vehicle and the new owner must both complete all sections of the certificate of title and sign it. For vehicles that do not have a certificate of title or have a certificate of title that is damaged beyond legibility, an Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title form should be completed. All open liens must also be release prior to visiting a local Nebraska DMV office. The seller should provide the buyer with either a completed Bill of Sale or Nebraska Sales Tax statement.

At the DMV office, complete and submit an Application for Certificate of Title form along with the $10 titling fee.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Nebraska

How do I transfer the title of my RV?
Nebraska drivers wondering how to transfer car titles for their RV should follow the same procedure as for any other type of motor vehicle. The previous owner of the vehicle and the new owner must both complete all sections of the certificate of title and sign it before submitting it to a local Nebraska DMV office. For RVs that do not have a certificate of title or have a certificate of title that is damaged beyond legibility, an Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title form should be completed also. The seller should also provide the buyer with either a completed Bill of Sale or Nebraska Sales Tax statement.

At the DMV office, complete and submit an Application for Certificate of Title form along with the $10 titling fee.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Nebraska

How does a military member obtain a motorcycle license?
Active duty military members in Nebraska wondering how to get a motorcycle license can do so through the same process as non-military members. Military members on active duty stationed outside of Nebraska with licenses issued after August 27, 1971 will have a valid license for as long as they are on active duty up to 60 days after discharge.

For more information: How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

How does the DMV check my vision?
The Nebraska DMV requires drivers to have minimum vision standards before they can be issued a drivers license. Failure to meet the minimum standards will require drivers to have their eyes checked by a professional and receive corrective lens before being issued a license. Drivers who cannot meet the minimum standards with corrective lens will not be issued a license.

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

How long do I need my learners permit before I can get my drivers license?
Nebraska drivers can apply for an unrestricted operator s driver s license after possessing a provisional permit once they have met one of the following qualifications:

  • Are at least 17 years old and had a provisional drivers permitfor at leastone year
  • Are 18 years old

Drivers in Nebraska will not be permitted to receive an unrestricted license if they have received three or more points on their driving recordsin the 12 months prior to their license application.

For more information: Learner’s Permits for Beginner Drivers in Nebraska

How long does it take to receive my replacement car title after ordering online?
There is currently no option to replace car titles online. To order a car title copy, you must visit a local Nebraska DMV office in person.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

How long will I have a suspended license for not taking a chemical test?
Nebraska implied consent laws require drivers to take chemical tests if asked during a DUI stop. Drivers who refuse to take a chemical test will automatically receive a 90-daydrivers license suspension.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

How long will it take to get my new ID card?
ID card applications for initial cards will be processed right away at a local Nebraska DMV office. Replacement and renewal ID cards will be sent by mail between 14 and 20 business days after application.

For more information: How to Apply for a Nebraska Identification Card

How many points can I get on my driving record before my driver’s license is suspended?
The Nebraska DMV utilizes a point system that assesses demerit points to drivers records based on the type and number of driving offenses committed. Drivers who accumulate 12 or more points on their DMV driving record in a two-year period will receive an automatic drivers license revocation.

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

How many times can I attend a traffic school course to remove points from my driving record?
The amount of times a Nebraska driver can attend traffic school to obtain a traffic ticket dismissal depends on the type of offense committed. For a list of eligible violations, visit the National Safety Council website.

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

How much does it cost to change my name on my car registration?
The fee to change your name on your car registration in Nebraska is $6.75. To find out the steps on the name change checklist, you can visit a local Nebraska DMV office and ask the official “How do I go about legally changing my name?”
How much does it cost to change my name on my car title?
The fee to change your name on car title in Nebraska consists of two charges: the title transfer fee and the replacement title certificate fee. The title transfer fee is $10, while the replacement title certificate fee is $14.
How much does it cost to change my name with the DMV?
The fees to complete the legal name change processin Nebraska depend on the document you are applying to duplicate with your new name. Fees include:

  • Replacement drivers license: $13.50
  • Replacement ID Card: $11
  • Title Transfer fee: $10
  • Replacement title certificate: $14
  • Replacement registration card: $6.75
How often do I need to renew my CDL license?
Nebraska CDL licenses are valid for five years. To learn how to get a CDL license, contact a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

How soon can I renew my driver’s license?
Nebraska drivers can renew drivers licenses up to 90 days prior to the expiration date.

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

If a family member dies and leaves his or her car to me, how do I switch over the title?
Nebraska residents named a Transfer on Death (TOD) beneficiary on the car s title application can initiate a transfer of title at a local Nebraska DMV office. You also have the option to transfer title after selling it and completing the title assignment. To complete a TOD transfer car title, you should submit the car title certificate, a completed Application for Certificate of Title form, the deceased family member s death certificate and the $10 transfer car title fee.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Nebraska

If I do not renew on time, will there be an additional fee?
No, Nebraska does not charge a late fee for renewing expired car registrations. However, driving with an expired car registrations can result in fines and possible license suspensions.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

If I file a police report, will my replacement fee be waived?
The Nebraska DMV does not currently waive replacement fees for residents who have police reports. However, police reports are still an important part of identity theft protection.

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

If I have been in an accident, what property damage do I have to report?
Car accidents in Nebraska that must be reported include the following:

  • Accidents resulting in an injury or death
  • Accidents resulting in over $1,000 in damage

Individuals that have been in accidents that fit into one or both of these categories must file a Driver s Motor Vehicle Accident Report with the Nebraska Department of Roads.

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

If I live outside of the state for half the year, am I still required to have car insurance?
Nebraska residents must possess proof of financial responsibility for all vehicles they own that are registered in Nebraska. Vehicles that are exempt include:

  • All trailers
  • Snowmobiles
  • Boats
  • Vehicles owned by dealers
  • Campers on the back of trucks

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

If I lost my traffic or parking ticket, how can I find the information again?
Nebraska residents who have lost their speeding or traffic tickets can find the information online by visiting the Nebraska Citation Payment website. You can also contact the Nebraska court system for the county where the ticket was issued.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

If I’m out of state and lost my ID, how can I get a new one?
Nebraska residents like college students and military members who are currently out-of-state can replace lost ID cards by printing and completing an Out-of-State License Renewal, Duplicates and Replacements form TSIRDT. Mail the form along with a notarized signature, proof of identity and the ID card replacement fee to the following address:

Department of Motor Vehicles P.O. Box 94789 Lincoln, NE 68509

Nebraska residents who are out of the country when they lose their ID card can apply for a replacement by calling the Nebraska DMV office and asking them to mail you the replacement forms.

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

If my driver’s license was confiscated at the time of my DUI/DWI arrest, how do I get it back?
Nebraska drivers license suspensions resulting from an arrest fordriving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) isinstitute for a set period of time depending on whether or not you have any previous offenses. If this is your first offense, you will have to wait six months to get your license back. For a second DUI ticket, you will receive a one-year drivers license revocation. Three or more offenses will result in a 15-year drivers license revocation. Drivers can dispute the suspension in a court hearing. If you lose the hearing, you can also apply for an ignition interlock permit which allows you restricted driving privileges to certain destinations such as work-to-home and home-to-work.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Nebraska

Is there a different process I must follow if I lost personalized plates?
To replace Nebraska personalized license plates, visit a local Nebraska DMV office to begin the registration replacement process. Bring all the pertinent information about your vehicle and notify the DMV official that you have lost the license place. Replacement license plate fees vary based on the type of license plate you owned.

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

Is there a minimum age I have to be to get a commercial drivers license?
The minimum age requirements in Nebraska for a commercial driving license depend on whether you are completing a CDL application for intrastate or interstate travel. Intrastate applicants must be at least 18 years old. Interstate applicants must be at least 21 years old.

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

Is there an age limit to renew your license?
There is no age limit to renew licenses in Nebraska. However, if you are under 21, you will need to renew your license during a set time frame based on your birthday.

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

Should I carry the registration on me or in the car?
The Nebraska DMV requires drivers to carry a current registration certificate in their car and display a current sticker on their license plate.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

What address will my replacement license be mailed to?
The Nebraska DMV will mail your duplicate drivers license to the address listed on your DMV file. Exceptions include Nebraska residents who are out-of-state or out of the country. In these cases, your drivers license replacement will be mailed to the address listed on the Out-of-State License Renewal, Duplicates and Replacements form.

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

What are requirements for seniors to renew a driving license?
Senior citizens over 72 for renewing drivers licenses must renew in person at a local Nebraska DMV office. You will also be required to retake the vision test, as well as the written or road test at the discretion of DMV officials.

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

What are some reasons that may require me to transfer my car title?
There are a few reasons why you may be asking yourself “How do I transfer car titles?” Common motives include:

  • Moving to Nebraska
  • Moving out of Nebraska
  • Selling a vehicle
  • Buying a vehicle
  • Inheriting a vehicle following a death

To learn where to transfer car titles, visit the local Nebraska DMV offices page.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Nebraska

What are some violations that may constitute in a suspended license?
There are a number of violations that can lead to a suspended drivers license in Nebraska. Violations include:

  • Failure to comply/pay a traffic ticket
  • Excessive points on driver s record
  • Court ordered suspensions for traffic violations
  • Insurance cancellation suspensions
  • Failure to stay current on support payments
  • Accident suspensions
  • Default of payment following accidents
  • Unsatisfied judgment suspension
  • Administrative license revocation for alcohol violations
  • CDL disqualifications

To reinstate suspended drivers licenses, you must meet the requirements on the court order.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

What are the age restrictions to ride a motorcycle?
Nebraska motorcycle driving license applicants must be at least 17 years old to obtain a Class M motorcycle license. Riders must also have had a provisional motorcycle permit for at least a year and had no more than three points on their driving record.

For more information: How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

What are the available commercial license endorsements?
There are currently five endorsements for commercial drivers licenses. Endorsements include:

  • T: Double/Triple Trailers (requires knowledge test only)
  • P: Passenger (both knowledge and skills tests required)
  • N: Tank Vehicle (requires knowledge test only)
  • H: Hazardous Materials (requires knowledge test only)
  • S: School Buses (both knowledge and skills tests required)

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

What are the consequences of driving with a suspended license?
Nebraska laws prohibit drivers from operating a motor vehicle while in possession of a suspended driving license. Residents with a drivers license suspensionfound to be operating a motor vehicle will be charged with a Class II misdemeanor and given a $1,000 fine and six months in jail.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

What are the different types of driving records?
The Nebraska DMV provides one type of driving records. You can obtain a copy either online or by completing an Application for Copy of Driving Record and submitting it to a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

What are the fees associated with an ID card?
Fees for Nebraska ID cards depend on the length of the ID card s validity (due to applicant s age, CDL status or other exemptions from the typical five year validity period) and whether or not you are applying for an ID Card replacement. Fees are as follows:

  • One year or less: $5
  • One to two years: $10
  • Two to three years: $14
  • Three to four years: $19
  • Four to five years: $24
  • ReplacementID cards: $11

An additional $2.50 surcharge will be added to all ID card fees.

For more information: How to Apply for a Nebraska Identification Card

What are the fees for a duplicate drivers license?
The fee to replace lost or stolen drivers licenses in Nebraska is $13.50. To replace DMV drivers licenses, print and complete an Application to Replace Licenses formor apply for a drivers license replacement online.

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

What are the learners permit restrictions during my first year?
Provisional permits in Nebraska come with a few restrictions, including:

  • No unsupervised driving between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m. (except for school and work purposes)
  • No more than one passenger younger than 19 years old (except for immediate family members)
  • All passengers must be wearing a seatbelt

Once you have had your provisional permit for at least a year, you can apply for your unrestricted driver s license.

For more information: Learner’s Permits for Beginner Drivers in Nebraska

What are the medical certifications required to obtain a CDL?
To apply for a CDL in Nebraska, you must complete the medical self-certification process. There are four categories of self-certification:

  • Interstate Non-Excepted
  • Interstate Excepted
  • Intrastate Non-Excepted
  • Intrastate Excepted

Commercial driving license holders who are exempt from medical certification include:

  • Any driver with a license to drive commercial issued prior to July, 30 1996
  • Government employees
  • Custom harvester drivers
  • Bee keepers
  • Private motor carrier of passengers used for non-business purposes

You will have to specify during certification whether you are driving solely interstate or intrastate.

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

What are the most common reasons why I would need to replace my registration?
Common reasons for replacing a car registration are if your original registration has been damaged, lost or stolen. To learn more about how to replace car registrations, visit a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

What are the penalties for getting a traffic ticket with a driver’s permit?
There are no additional penalties in Nebraska for receiving a traffic ticket with a learners permit. However, learners permits require drivers to have a driver 21 or older accompanying them at all times unless they are driving to or from school or school-related activities.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

What are the penalties of being convicted of driving under the influence?
Aside from mandatory minimum periods of drivers license suspensions, convictions of driving under the influence in Nebraska come with a number of other penalties. Depending on the number of offenses, you will have to serve between seven days and two years in jail. You will also pay anywhere between $500 and $25,000 in fines. Additionally, once the probation period is started, you will be required to install an ignition interlock device.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Nebraska

What are the reinstatement fees I will have to pay for a suspended license?
Fees for reinstating suspended drivers licenses in Nebraska vary based on the violation that resulted in the suspension. Fees are a follows:

  • Insurance law violation suspensions: $50
  • Driving record point suspension: $125
  • Blood Alcohol Content test failure/refusal suspensions: $125
  • Online transaction fees: $3

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

What are the required fees for my vehicle registration?
Getting car registrations in Nebraska requires a few registration fees. The Nebraska DMV charges a motor vehicle tax and vehicle fee that varies depending on the type of car you are registering. Additional registration fees include:

  • Car registration fee: $15
  • License plate fee: $3.30
  • County general fund: $1.50
  • State recreation fund: $1.50
  • DMV cash fund: $2
  • Emergency Medical System Operation Fund: $0.50

Certain Nebraska counties charge additional fees.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

What are the required fees to get a replacement car title?
The fee to replace lost car titles in Nebraska is $14. Car title copy fees can be paid through certain methods such as money orders, credit cards or personal checks. Available methods are based on the local Nebraska DMV office you visit. Corrections on your title require a new title issuance, including a fee of $10 for a new vehicle or $7 for updated lien information.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

What are the required fees to get replacement registration?
Applications to replace stolen, damaged or lost car registrations can be submitted at local Nebraska DMV offices. Nebraska car registration replacements are issued for a fee of $6.75.

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

What are the required fees to renew my registration?
Car registration renewals in Nebraska require fees that are based on the type of vehicle you drive. Factors that affect your car registration renewal fee include:

  • Vehicle s age
  • Vehicle s value
  • County vehicle is registered in

Total costs of renewing car registrations include a variety of fees, such as:

  • Motor vehicle tax
  • Motor vehicle fee
  • Registration fees

To find out the total fees, visit the Nebraska DMV Registration Fee and Tax Estimator page. To find out how to renew car registrations, contact a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

What are the requirements to operate a three-wheel motorcycle?
Nebraska DMV differentiates between three-wheel motorcycles and two-wheel motorcycles by requiring different tests. Once you pass the three-wheel motorcycle test, you will be issued a Class Z three-wheel motorcycle only endorsement.

For more information: How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

What are the suspensions eligible for a hardship license?
In Nebraska, hardship licenses or employment driving permits can be issued to drivers who have received suspended drivers licenses due to excessive points on their driving record, Administrative License Revocations or three-month suspensions for Violating a Support Order.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

What do I need to do to get my driver’s license if I fail the driving test?
To obtain a Nebraska driving license following a test failure, you must wait one day and take the test again. Three test failures in a row will require the driver to meet one of the following requirements before they can reapply:

  • Complete a Nebraska DMV-approved drivers training course
  • Have a learner s permit for at least 90 days

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

What documents do I need to get a learner’s permit?
There are a few documents the Nebraska DMV requires when you are applying for a provisional or learning permit. Submit the documents when you apply at a local Nebraska DMV office. Required documents include:

  • Proof of identity:
    • US birth certificate
    • US passport
    • Permanent Resident Card
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Certificate of Citizenship
  • Two proofs of residency:
    • Bank account statement from last 90 days
    • Pay stub from last 90 days
    • Federal, state or local government documents from last 90 days
    • Magazines received at address in last 90 days
    • Envelope, box or postcard with a postmark sent in last 90 days
  • Proof of Social Security Number:
    • Social Security Card
    • W-2 form
    • SSA-1099 form
    • Pay stub with applicant s name and Social Security Number
    • Unexpired Record of Arrival and Departure in foreign passport

For more information: Learner’s Permits for Beginner Drivers in Nebraska

What documents do I need to get a motorcycle license?
There are a few required documents you must submit when getting a motorcycle license at a local Nebraska DMV office. Required documents include:

  • One proof of US citizenship/legal residency:
    • Certified US birth certificate
    • Valid US passport
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Certificate of Citizenship
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by US Department of State
    • Valid Permanent Resident Card
    • Valid Employment Authorization Card
    • Valid Record of Arrival and Departure in a valid foreign passport
  • Two proofs of Nebraska residency:
    • Bank account statement issued within the last 90 days
    • Pay stub issued within the last 90 days
    • Government document issued within the last 90 days
    • Magazine issued within the last 90 days.
    • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating a postmark or stamped date within the last 90 days
    • Any correspondence, receipt or invoice dated within the last 90 days
    • Valid Nebraska vehicle registration.
    • Valid life, health, auto or home insurance policy documentation
    • Valid real estate tax statement
    • Any valid Nebraska professional or drivers license
    • Nebraska voter registration card
    • Mortgage, lease or rental agreement
    • Nebraska DMV Renewal Notice
    • Blank check or deposit slip
  • Proof of Social Security Number

For more information: How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

What documents do I need to get my drivers license?
Required documents to get drivers licenses in Nebraska include the following:

  • One proof of US citizenship/legal residency:
    • Certified US birth certificate
    • Valid US passport
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Certificate of Citizenship
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by US Department of State
    • Valid Permanent Resident Card
    • Valid Employment Authorization Card
    • Valid Record of Arrival and Departure in a valid foreign passport
  • Two proofs of Nebraska residency:
    • Bank account statement issued within the last 90 days
    • Pay stub issued within the last 90 days
    • Government document issued within the last 90 days
    • Magazine issued within the last 90 days.
    • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating a postmark or stamped date within the last 90 days
  • Proof of Social Security Number

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

What documents do I need to present for a replacement car title?
To replace car titles in Nebraska, you must present a few documents at a local Nebraska DMV office. Required documents include:

  • Vehicle information:
    • Title number
    • Vehicle identification number (VIN)
    • Year, make, and model
  • Complete the Application for Certificate of Title form RV-707 (if making corrections to title)
  • Marriage certificate, divorce decree or court order showing your name change (if applicable)

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

What documents do I need to present for proof of residency?
During the address change request process in Nebraska, you must submit a number of documents including a New, Renewal and Replacements License Form and proof of residency. Proof of residency documents can include:

  • Bank account statementissued within the last 90 days
  • Pay stub within the last 90 dayswith name and address of employer
  • Federal, state or local government documents issued within the last 90 days
  • Magazines received within the last 90 days
  • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating apostmark or stamped date within the last 90 days
  • Any correspondence, receipt, invoice dated within the last 90 days
  • Nebraska vehicle registration
  • Life, health, auto or home insurance policy or card
  • Valid real estate tax statement or receipt
  • Any valid professional license
  • Nebraska voter registration card
  • Mortgage, lease or rental agreement
  • Nebraska DMV Renewal Notice
  • Blank check or deposit slip

For more information: How to Handle a Change of Address in Nebraska

What documents do I need to present if I am a non-U.S. citizen changing address?
To change your address in Nebraska as a non-US citizen, you must submit the same documents as residents who are US citizens. Required documents include:

  • New, Renewal and Replacements License Form
  • Two proofs of address:
    • Bank account statementissued within the last 90 days
    • Pay stub within the last 90 dayswith name and address of employer
    • Federal, state or local government documents issued within the last 90 days
    • Magazines received within the last 90 days
    • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating apostmark or stamped date within the last 90 days
    • Any correspondence, receipt, invoice dated within the last 90 days
    • Nebraska vehicle registration
    • Life, health, auto or home insurance policy or card
    • Valid real estate tax statement or receipt
    • Any valid professional license
    • Nebraska voter registration card
    • Mortgage, lease or rental agreement
    • Nebraska DMV Renewal Notice
    • Blank check or deposit slip
  • Replacement drivers license fee of $11

For more information: How to Handle a Change of Address in Nebraska

What documents do I need to present to get a replacement car registration?
When applying for a duplicate car registration in Nebraska, you should have the following information and documents with you:

  • License plate number
  • Make and model of your vehicle
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Proof of identity
  • Car registration replacement fee

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

What documents do I need to present to get new registration?
To learn how to register cars in Nebraska, visit a local Nebraska DMV office with the following documents:

  • Car registration application
  • Proof of insurance (photocopies not accepted)
  • Proof of paid sales tax
  • Copy of signed lease agreement (if applicable)

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Nebraska

What documents do I need to present to renew my car registration?
To renew car registrations in Nebraska, you must submit a few required documents including:

  • The bottom portion of your registration renewal notice (or your current registrationcard)
  • Proof of insurance or financial responsibility

You will also need to submit the applicable fees to renew car registrations.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

What documents do I need to present to renew my drivers license?
Required documents for renewing drivers licenses in Nebraska include the following:

  • One proof of US citizenship/legal residency:
    • Certified US birth certificate
    • Valid US passport
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Certificate of Citizenship
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by US Department of State
    • Valid Permanent Resident Card
    • Valid Employment Authorization Card
    • Valid Record of Arrival and Departure in a valid foreign passport
  • Two proofs of Nebraska residency:
    • Bank account statement issued within the last 90 days
    • Pay stub issued within the last 90 days
    • Government document issued within the last 90 days
    • Magazine issued within the last 90 days.
    • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating a postmark or stamped date within the last 90 days
  • Proof of Social Security Number

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

What documents do I need to transfer my car title?
Drivers transferring car titles in Nebraska will need to submit a few documents to local Nebraska DMV offices to complete the process. Required documents include:

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Nebraska

What documents will I need to present to replace my drivers license?
Applications to replace drivers licenses in Nebraska must be submitted with the following documents:

  • One proof of US citizenship/legal residency:
    • Certified US birth certificate
    • Valid US passport
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Certificate of Citizenship
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by US Department of State
    • Valid Permanent Resident Card
    • Valid Employment Authorization Card
    • Valid Record of Arrival and Departure in a valid foreign passport
  • Two proofs of Nebraska residency:
    • Bank account statement issued within the last 90 days
    • Pay stub issued within the last 90 days
    • Government document issued within the last 90 days
    • Magazine issued within the last 90 days.
    • Any envelope, box or postcard that has been sent indicating a postmark or stamped date within the last 90 days
  • Proof of Social Security Number

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

What exams do I need to pass to get a motorcycle license?
Nebraska Class M motorcycle licenses require applicants to pass both a written knowledge test and on-cycle skills test. The written test requires you to know Nebraska road rules and safe riding techniques, while the on-cycle skills exam tests rider s knowledge of vehicle control, crash avoidance and other riding techniques.

For more information: How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in Nebraska

What forms must I fill out for a duplicate car title?
Depending on your particular situation, you will have to fill out either one or two forms for replacing car titles. To replace lost or stolen car titles with no corrections, complete the State of Nebraska Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title form RV-707a. To process corrections on your title, complete the Application for Certificate of Title form RV-707.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

What happens if I get traffic ticket fines and I have a CDL?
There are a number of disqualifying offenses for CDL license holders in Nebraska. Disqualification offenses are classified by the following:

  • Imminent Hazard Disqualification
  • Violating Out-of-Service Orders
  • Serious Disqualifying Railroad
  • Serious Disqualifying
  • Major Disqualifying

Disqualifications can range from two months to five years. DUI disqualifications will result in lifetime disqualifications. For a full list, visit the Commercial Drivers License Disqualification page on the DMV website.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

What happens to my commercial driver license if I am convicted of a DUI?
Nebraska CDL license holders convicted of DUIs are subject to the same penalties as drivers holding noncommercial drivers licenses. Additionally, you will receive a year drivers license suspension for a first offense. A second DUI offense will result in a lifetime disqualification of your CDL license.

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

What if the original is located after my car title replacement has been issued?
Nebraska car titles found after a car title replacement has been issued should be surrendered to a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

What information does a driving record contain?
Nebraska paper and online driving records contain comprehensive information on the residents entire driving history. Information includes:

  • Name (including any aliases)
  • Date of birth
  • Driver s license status
  • Physical and/or mailing address
  • Driver s physical description (sex, race, height, weight, eyes color, hair color)
  • County of residence
  • CDL medical and self-certification information (if applicable)
  • Driver s license, permit or ID Card number
  • License class
  • County of issuance
  • Date of issuance
  • Date of expiration
  • Restrictions
  • Endorsements
  • Driving offense convictions/administrative adjudications (if applicable)
  • Drivers license administrative withdrawals

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

What is an ID card?
DMV ID cards issued in Nebraska are photo-issued cards that serve as a form of identification for residents who don t have driver s licenses. ID cards can conveniently provide proof of identity in many situations.

For more information: How to Apply for a Nebraska Identification Card

What is considered the legal alcohol limit?
What is the cost of a DUI?
The cost of DUI citations in Nebraska depends on the severity and number of offenses you have on your record. Costs are as follows:

  • First offense: up to $500
  • Second offense: up to $1,000
  • Third offense: up to $10,000
  • Fourth or more offense: up to $25,000

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Nebraska

What is the cost of a traffic ticket?
The cost of traffic tickets in Nebraska are listed on the ticket once you receive it. You can also find out how much is traffic tickets along with the rest of your ticket information by entering your information on the Nebraska DMV website.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

What is the cost to get a driver record?
Checking driving records in Nebraska costs $3 per record. To obtain a driving record, complete an online application or Application for Copy of Driving Record.

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

What is the DUI penalty for a CDL driver?
Commercial drivers in Nebraska who are assessed DUI or DWI tickets while operating a commercial vehicle are guilty of a Major Disqualifying Offense. For a first offense, the penalty is a one year CDL disqualification. If the CDL driver is transporting hazardous materials, the disqualification will be for three years. A second offense will result in a lifetime disqualification. These penalties are in addition to other fines and penalties assessed by the court.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Nebraska

What is the DUI penalty for a minor?
Minors in Nebraska given a DUI ticket will face anywhere from seven to six months in jail, $500 in fines and a drivers license suspension of six months to one year. Additionally, minors may be assessed any of the following additional charges:

  • Distributing alcohol to other minors
  • Minor in possession of alcohol
  • Soliciting alcohol
  • Child endangerment violations
  • Possession of false identification
  • Moving/Vehicle maintenance violations

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Nebraska

What is the minimum liability insurance coverage?
Getting car insurance in Nebraska is a requirement. Nebraska s DMV sets the minimum liability insurance for cars operated in the state as the following:

  • $25,000 for bodily injury, per person
  • $50,000 for total bodily injury if multiple people are hurt
  • $25,000 for property damage

To learn how to get car insurance and view a range of competitive car insurance quotes, visit the car insurance page.

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

What is the passing score for a written test?
Nebraska DMV written tests consist of 25 questions, of which the applicant must get at least 20 questions right. Each level of licensing (learner s, provisional, unrestricted) has a test with different questions. Residents who have completed a DMV-approved driver s ed course are exempt from taking the written and driving tests.

Drivers who fail the test three times in a row cannot reapply unless they meet the following requirements:

  • Pass a DMV-approved driver s ed course
  • Hold a learner s permit for at least 90 days

For more information: Learner’s Permits for Beginner Drivers in Nebraska

What is the process to get a title for a scooter or motorcycle?
To title a scooter or motorcycle in Nebraska, you will need to make sure they meet the requirements of the state. Scooters are considered motor vehicles with tires bigger than 14 inches and an engine of 45 ccs or more. Scooters are treated as motorcycles during the titling process. To title a motorcycle, visit a local Nebraska DMV office with a completed Application for Certificate of Title form. The fee for titling is $10.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Nebraska

What languages is the written test available in?
The written knowledge test for a Nebraska driver s license is available in English and Spanish. For other language options, contact a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

What must I do to reinstate my driver’s license as a result of a DUI/DWI?
Nebraska drivers who have received a license revocation due to a DUI or DWI citation must first satisfy the court requirements for their period of suspension. Following the suspension, you will need to complete an alcohol treatment program approved by the Nebraska DMV, as well as pay the $125 drivers license reinstatement fee. Additionally, you must pass any drivers license tests required for reinstatement.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Nebraska

What penalties will I face if I do not change my address with the DMV?
Nebraska residents who have not reported their change of address and received a new drivers license can be issued a citation by law enforcement. You have 60 days after moving to report the change of address to the Nebraska DMV. To learn about the steps to change address in Nebraska, visit a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Handle a Change of Address in Nebraska

What penalties will I face if I do not renew my expired drivers license?
Nebraska doesn t charge a late fee for expired drivers license renewals. However, driving with an expired drivers license is prohibited and may lead to fines. The Nebraska DMV accepts applications to renew driving licenses up to one year after the expiration date. After that date, you will need to take the drivers license tests over again.

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

What proof of insurance can I provide when registering my car?
There are various methods of proving you have insurance for cars you own to the Nebraska DMV. Documentation includes:

  • Certificate of Insurance: issued by your insurance company
  • Bond: issued by an authorized surety company, conditioned for the payment of up to $75,000 and filed with the Nebraska DMV
  • Property Bond: conditioned for the payment of up to $75,000 with at least two individual sureties who each own real estate within Nebraska
  • Certificate of Deposit: issued by State Treasurer after vehicle owner has deposited $75,000 in cash or securities with the State Treasurer s office
  • Self-Insurance: must have a minimum of 26 vehicles registered to your name

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

What should I do if I have not received my registration tags or stickers?
To report any problems with your Nebraska car registration renewals, contact the Nebraska DMV by phone at 402-471-3918 or by email through the online form.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

What should I do if I have not received my renewed license?
You should receive your Nebraska drivers license renewal within 10 to 14 business days of application. Contact the Nebraska drivers licensing service through the following information if you have not received the license in that time:

Nebraska State Office Building Driver Licensing Services 301 Centennial Mall South P.O. Box 94726 Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-4726 Phone: 402 471-3861 Fax: 402 471-4020Click for e-mail

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

What test do I need to take for my learners permit?
The drivers permit application process in Nebraska includes a series of tests including a:

  • Vision test.
  • Written test.
  • Driving test.

Driving tests and written tests are waived for applicant s who completed a DMV-approved driver s ed course.

For more information: Learner’s Permits for Beginner Drivers in Nebraska

What tests do I have to take to obtain a CDL?
Depending on the endorsement you are applying for in conjunction with your Nebraska commercial drivers license, you will have to take the written knowledge test and the driving skills test. Additionally, you will have to take the vision test.

For more information: Nebraska Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Application

What tests will I need to take for my drivers license?
Part of the drivers license application process in Nebraska requires drivers to take a series of tests, including a written knowledge exam and road driving test. Failing the test will require a one day waiting period before you can retest.

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

What type of car insurance am I required to have?
Drivers in Nebraska are required to have liability car insurance on all vehicles they own. Additionally, voluntary coverage options available in the state include the following:

  • Collision
  • Comprehensive
  • Medical payments
  • Uninsured motorist

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

What type of noncommercial license will I need?
There are a couple of noncommercial options for getting drivers licenses in Nebraska. License classes include:

  • Provisional drivers permit: for drivers 17 and younger
  • Class O Operator s drivers license: regular drivers license for operating all motor vehicles aside from commercial and motorcycles
  • Class M Motorcycle License: motorcycles or three-wheel motorcycles

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

What will happen if I fail to get or keep car insurance?
Nebraska residents who own and operate vehicles must always have proof of insurance with their car. Residents found to be driving without insurance can face the following penalties:

  • Fines
  • License suspensions
  • License revocations
  • Points to your driving record

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

When can I reinstate my license after it has been suspended?
You must wait the amount of time stated by the Nebraska court order for your revoked drivers license before you can apply for a reinstatement. Suspended drivers license reinstatements are processed in the county where the suspension was issued.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

When does my car registration expire?
The Nebraska DMV determines car registration expiration dates by the month your vehicle was purchased. Exceptions are made for residents who own two or more vehicles. In this case, you can register all of your vehicles for an annual period from January to December or starting any other month you choose.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

When does my ID card expire?
Nebraska ID cards are valid for five years for most residents. Exceptions include residents who are turning 21 in less than five years, at which point their ID card will expire. Residents who are in the US on a visa will also have their ID card valid for the length of their visa s validity. ID card renewals can be processed online, by mail or in person at a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Apply for a Nebraska Identification Card

When must I change my address with the DMV?
Once you are dealing with a moving change address in Nebraska, you have 60 days to report the change and request a new drivers license/ID card. Residents asking “How to change my address?” should visit a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Handle a Change of Address in Nebraska

When should I complete a Bill of Sale?
A completed Bill of Sale should be submitted with a car title transfer application in the event that the vehicle does not have a Nebraska Sales Tax statement. The seller must complete the Bill of Sale and the seller should submit it to a local Nebraska DMV office along with the other required documents.

For more information: Title Transfers or obtaining a New Certificate of Title in Nebraska

When will I need to renew my license?
Nebraska drivers licenses expire on the driver s birthday five years after issuance. You can renew expired drivers licenses up to one year after the expiration date before you will be required to take the drivers tests over again. To find out more about how to renew drivers licenses, contact a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

When will I receive a replacement license after applying?
Applications to replace driving licenses in Nebraska are processed in a timely manner and you will receive your replacement within 14 business days. To inquire about missing drivers license replacements, contact the Nebraska Driver Licensing Services at 402-471-3861.

For more information: Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Nebraska Driver’s License or ID Card

Where can I check to see if my license is suspended?
To check if you have a drivers license suspension on your Nebraska driving record, you can check through the Driver Privileges page on the Nebraska DMV website.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Nebraska

Where can I find a local tax county collector office?
Visit the Nebraska DMV s county DMV office map to find the closest DMV office near you. When replacing car registrations, you must visit the DMV office that issued your original registration.

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

Where can I find more information about an ignition interlock device?
Eligibility for Ignition Interlock Devices (IID) following DUI citationsrequires the driver to be a Nebraska resident at least 18 years old or older. You must verify your eligibility for an ignition interlock permit (IIP) either online or by calling the Nebraska DMV at 402-471-3985. After verifying eligibility, complete and submit an Application for Nebraska Ignition Interlock Permit either online or by printing the form and submitting it to a local Nebraska DMV office. From there, submit a certificate of installation and meet all other requirements outlined by the court.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Nebraska

Where can I find my traffic or parking ticket information online?
To find your traffic ticket information online, you can visit the Nebraska Citation Payment website. On the website, you can also pay traffic tickets online. You will need your drivers license and ticket information to process online.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

Where can I get a new drivers license?
To obtain a drivers license in Nebraska, you can either apply online (if you meet the online drivers license application requirements) or visit a local Nebraska DMV office.

For more information: How to Apply for a New Driver’s License in Nebraska

Where can I mail my request for a replacement title?
There is currently no option to replace car titles by mail. To order a car title copy, you must visit a local Nebraska DMV office in person.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

Where can I obtain an ID card?
Obtaining an initial ID card in Nebraska requires residents to visit a local Nebraska DMV office in person with a completed New, Renewal, Duplicates and Replacements, Permit, Class O (Car), Class M (Motorcycle) and State ID Card Data Form form DMV 06-104.ID card renewals and replacements can be obtained online and by mail, as well as in person.

For more information: How to Apply for a Nebraska Identification Card

Which types of vehicles need to be insured?
All residents who own vehicles registered in Nebraska are required to get car insurance for those vehicles. Vehicles exempt from insurance requirements include:

  • All trailers
  • Snowmobiles
  • Boats
  • Vehicles with dealer plates
  • Campers on the back of trucks

Before youapply for car insurancein Nebraska, research the various physical and online car insurance policies.

For more information: Nebraska Auto Insurance – Get a Quote and Save

Who can sign for my permit or license if I am under 18?
Minors who submit a driver s permit application to a local Nebraska DMV office must present a certified birth certificate as a proof of identity. Applications submitted without a birth certificate will require another proof of identity along with a Certification Stating The Identity Of A Child Under Age 18 completed and signed by the applicant s parent or guardian.

For more information: Learner’s Permits for Beginner Drivers in Nebraska

Why doesn’t a recent traffic ticket I received appear on my driving record?
Nebraska drivers who believe that there is a mistake on their drivers record should notify the Nebraska DMV. To do so, submit a request by email or by phone at 402-471-3918.

For more information: Your Nebraska Driving Record

Will I be required to take a vision test for a drivers license renewal?
Drivers eligible to renew licenses online through the Nebraska DMV website do not need to retest. However, if you are required to apply in person at a local Nebraska DMV office you will most likely need to retake the vision test.

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

Will I get a drivers license renewal notice in the mail?
The Nebraska DMV mails outdrivers license renewal notices around 90 days before the license expiration date. Drivers over 21 can renew their license up to 90 days before expiration. Drivers under 21 must apply for a drivers license renewal during an assigned time frame based on their birthday.

For more information: How to Renew a Driver’s License in Nebraska

Will I have points against my driver’s license if I get a ticket?
Yes, Nebraska employs a point system for traffic tickets. When choosing whether or not to pay traffic fines, you have the option of fighting it in court to potentially avoid the points and fine. Points assessed are based on the violation. A list of points per violation is available through the Nebraska DMV website.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Nebraska

Will I have to take an alcohol awareness class to reinstate my driver’s license?
Yes, drivers convicted of a DUI or DWI in Nebraska will have to take an alcohol awareness course as part of their drivers license reinstatement process. Alcohol awareness courses must be approved by the Nebraska DMV.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Nebraska

Will I need to fill out an application to replace my car registration?
Yes, you must complete an application to replace car registrations in Nebraska. You must visit a local Nebraska DMV office in person to complete the application. Duplicate car registration forms are not available online.

For more information: How to Replace a Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

Will I need to present proof of insurance to get a car title replacement?
The Nebraska DMV does not require drivers to present proof of insurance when applying for a car title replacement.

For more information: How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in Nebraska

Will I receive a renewal registration notice in the mail?
Yes, the Nebraska DMV mails out car registration renewal notices prior to your expiration date. Your notice will include a list of your registration renewal fees and the various options you have for submitting the application. Residents who did not receive a registration renewal notice should contact a local Nebraska DMV office. Whether or not you have received a registration renewal notice, you will still need to renew your registration by the expiration date.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska

Will my registration expire on my birthday or birth month?
Vehicle registration expiration dates in Nebraska are based on the month a vehicle was purchased. Residents with two or more vehicles can choose the month their vehicles annual registration periods start on.

For more information: How to Renew Your Vehicle Registration in Nebraska