Wyoming Frequently Asked Questions

Am I required to take a motorcycle training course?
Though motorcycle training courses are not required, the Wyoming DMV provides basic rider and experienced rider courses for prospective motorcycle riders in the state. Successful completion of the course gives riders a waiver for the motorcycle drivers license written test and on-cycle skills test.

To learn more about how to get a motorcycle license through the Wyoming DMV rider training courses, contact a local Wyoming DMV office.

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

Am I required to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle?
Motorcycle riders in Wyoming who are under 17 years of age are required to wear helmets. Though adults who are over 17 are not required to wear helmets, the Wyoming DMV still urges riders to wear helmets for their own protection.

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

Are there times I won’t be allowed to renew registration?
Drivers with active suspensions on their record will not be able to renew expired car registrations.

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

Can I have different addresses on my driver license and my vehicle registration?
Since Wyoming s DOT does not require residents to obtain duplicate drivers licenses or car registrations after an address change, it is possible to have different addresses on these documents.

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

Can I keep the car insurance I have from my previous state of residence?
Depending on whether your car insurance company supports nationwide coverage or coverage only in Wyoming, you may or may not be able to transfer your vehicle insurance to your new state of residence. Contact your car insurance company for more information.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

Can I renew my commercial drivers license online?
There is currently no option to renew CDL licenses online. You may apply for a CDL by mail once every two renewal periods. Otherwise, you must come in person to a local Wyoming DMV office to apply. Prior to your expiration date, you will receive a drivers license renewal notice including all the information necessary to process your CDL renewal.

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

Can I request a certified driver’s record online?
There is currently no option to request an online driving record through the Wyoming DOT. To learn more about how to check driving records, contact your local Wyoming DOT office.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

Can I take the DMV written test online?
No, the driversexam in Wyoming is not available to take online at this time. Written drivers tests are administered only at WY DOT locations.

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

Can I use my state CDL anywhere in the United States?
CDL licensing restrictions in Wyoming are based off a driver s certification when they receive their license. To drive anywhere in the US (interstate), you must be medically certified for interstate travel.

To get certified, you must submit to a physical exam from a licensed physician and have them complete a Medical Examination Report. From there, submit the report along with your CDL application to a local Wyoming DMV office.

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

Can somebody else renew my registration for me?
As long as the person applying for a car registration is presenting the required documents, which include authorization from the vehicle owner, anyone can renew car registrations for you in Wyoming.

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

Do boats need to be registered?
In Wyoming, all boats with motors must be registered through the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Vehicles owned by the US government, registered with the US Coast Guard or registered in another state and not kept in Wyoming for an extended period are all exempt from registration.

To register your boat, print and complete a Wyoming Watercraft Application and submit it along with a Bill of Sale and a Wyoming sales receipt. Mail the forms to your local Wyoming Game and Fish Department office along with the boat registration fee of $15 for one year or $40 for three years.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

Do I need a motorcycle license to ride a scooter or moped?
No, you do not need a motorcycle license to ride a scooter or moped in Wyoming.

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

Do I need to attend traffic school if I get a speeding ticket?
Depending on the traffic ticket price and penalties that you received in Wyoming, you may be able to attend a defensive driving course to have traffic fines dismissed. Contact the circuit court in the district where your ticket was issued to see if you are eligible.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

Do I need to cancel my insurance if I am moving to another state?
Car insurance cancelation policies differ by state and the company that holds your vehicle insurance policy. When you are moving out of Wyoming, contact your car insurance company to find out if you can transfer your insurance to your new state. Additionally, contact the Wyoming DMV to notify them about the move.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

Do I need to file a police report if my license was lost or stolen?
Prior to visiting a local Wyoming DMV office, you should report your stolen or lost drivers license to local law enforcement for identity theft prevention purposes.

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

Do I need to file a police report if my registration was lost or stolen?
It is not a necessity that you file a police report in the event of a lost or stolen car registration. The Wyoming DOT reports lost and stolen registrations to law enforcement once a car registration replacement application has been submitted. However, the Wyoming DOT recommends you still file a police report for identity theft purposes.

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

Do I need to return my license plate if I move out of the state?
When you are leaving Wyoming to move to another state, you will need to surrender your license plates to a local Wyoming DOT office once you have received your new plates from your destination plates.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

Do I need to take a drivers ed course?
No, a drivers education course is not an eligibility requirement for a Wyoming learner s permit. Though, completion of an approved driver schoolcourse allows applicants age 16 and a half years old to obtain a driver s license as opposed to waiting until their turn the standard full-driving privilege age of 17 years old.

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

Do I need to turn in my damaged car title?
Though you are not required to turn in your damaged car title when you are applying for a car title copy, you should bring it with you to the local Wyoming DMV office.

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

Do I need to turn in my damaged registration?
Damaged car registrations should be submitted to the Wyoming DOT along with the car registration replacement application.

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

Does a motorized scooter need to be registered?
Yes, a motorized scooter must have the proper vehicle registration in order to be legally operated within Wyoming.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

Does my vehicle qualify for a smog inspection?
There are currently no smog inspection requirements in Wyoming.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

How can I avoid a license suspension if I choose not to insure my vehicle?
There are no circumstances in Wyoming where you are allowed to operate a motor vehicle without proof of car insurance. Drivers found without proof of vehicle insurance will have seven days to provide proof before they are issued a fine up to $750 and up to six months of jail time. To apply for car insurance, research the various policies available in the state.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

How can I get a veteran designation on my ID card?
Wyoming residents who are military veterans can apply for a veteran designation on their ID card or drivers license by submitting a Veteran Verification form and copy of their military discharge papers (Form DD-214 or Discharge from Active Duty) to a local Wyoming DMV office. Once you are approved, you will receive your ID card/driver s license with a V printed, signifying veteran.

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

How can I obtain a copy of the driver manual?
Wyoming drivers license manuals are available on the Wyoming DMV website. Access the drivers license manual in PDF format here.

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

How can I pay for my traffic or parking ticket?
After committing traffic or parking violations in Wyoming, you can pay traffic tickets online, by mail or in person at a local Wyoming DMV office. To pay traffic tickets on the website, visit the Wyoming Online Citation Payment System. You will need to enter your name and address as well as the information on your traffic fines. Paying traffic tickets online comes with a convenience fee.

To pay traffic fines by mail or in person, you must follow the instructions printed on your ticket. To find out more about how to pay traffic tickets, visit a local Wyoming DMV office.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

How can I renew my drivers license?
Wyoming drivers can apply for drivers license renewals either by mail or in person at a DMV location.

By mail

Once per eight years, drivers have the option of renewing their drivers license by mail. Approximately 120 days prior to the expiration date, a renewal application will be mailed to the driver s address on record. Once you receive it, mail the completed application along with two proofs of residential address and the renewal fee in ordertorenew drivers licenses.

In person

At least once every eight years, drivers are required to appear in person at the DMV to renew their driving license and update their photo. Drivers also must pass a vison screening to obtain a renewed driving license.

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

How can I renew my vehicle registration?
You can renew car registrations in Wyoming either online or in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. To renew car registrations online, you must first check your eligibility on the county treasurer s website. Once you find out if you are eligible, you will need to enter the following information on the online form:

  • Credit/debit card billing information
  • Mailing address
  • Vehicle registration information
  • Car registration renewal notice PIN
  • Payment for renewal

Renewing car registrations in person requires a visit to a local Wyoming DOT office. Upon arrival, present your car registration renewal notice, your current registration card and your license plate number. You will also need to provide proof of insurance and payment for the car registration renewal fee.

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

How can I transfer my registration to another state?
To transfer your car registration to a new state, you will need to contact the DMV office of the state you are moving to.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

How do I apply for a commercial drivers license?
To apply for a Wyoming CDL license, you must meet certain requirements. Applicants must be at least 18 years old to complete a CDL application. Additionally, you must be at least 21 if you would like to receive a license that authorizes interstate travel or transporting hazardous materials. Prior to visiting a local Wyoming DMV office to apply, you must also have a valid Wyoming noncommercial drivers license and provide proof of your Social Security number, as well as proof of US citizenship, which may include:

  • Birth certificate
  • US passport
  • Consular report of birth abroad
  • Certificate of citizenship
  • Certificate of naturalization

After submitting the required documents, you must pass both a Commercial Drivers License Information Systems (CDLIS) and National Driver Record (NDR) check. You must also submit a Medical Examination Report completed by a licensed physician.

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

How do I apply for a disabled person parking placard or plates?
To apply for a handicapped parking placard or license plate, you can either visit a local Wyoming DOT office with a completed Application for Handicapped Vehicle Identification Placard form FSR-449 or mail the application in. There is no fee for handicapped placards. When applying for a handicapped license plate, you must pay the standard registration fee when picking up the license plate at the DOT office. You will need to provide some form of ID when applying. To submit your application by mail, send the application to:

WYDOT – Driver Services Medical Review 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

How do I apply for a drivers license?
To apply for a Wyoming drivers license, visit a local Wyoming DMV office with the following documents:

  • Proof of identity
  • Two proofs of residency
  • Proof of Social Security number

You will also need to pass a vision exam, general knowledge written test and driving skills test. The fee for a new driving license is $20.

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

How do I apply for a learner’s permit?
The Wyoming Department of Transportation offers a noncommercial driving permit to drivers beginning at 15 years of age. To obtain a learner s permit, applicants must visit a WY DMV location and pass a vision screening and the written knowledge exam. A parent or legal guardian must accompany applicants under 18 years old.

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

How do I apply for a motorcycle license?
To obtain a motorcycle license endorsement in Wyoming, you have a Wyoming drivers license. Once you have your drivers license, you must take the written and on-cycle skills test as well as provide proof of identity to the Wyoming DMV. After passing the tests and paying the motorcycle endorsement fee, you will receive your class M motorcycle license endorsement on your regular drivers license.

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

How do I change my address on my car insurance?
To change your address with your Wyoming car insurance company, call the customer service number listed on your insurance card, policy or other documentation. Once connected, ask the representative “How do I change my address on my car insurance?” They will direct you on the appropriate steps you must take to successfully complete the address change on your car insurance.

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

How do I change my address on my car registration?
The Wyoming address change checklist for vehicle registrations varies based on the county you reside in. To find out where to change your address, contact a local Wyoming DOT office. To successfully change your address on your car registration, you are required to provide proof of residency.

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

How do I change my address on my commercial drivers license?
To submit an address change request for your Wyoming commercial drivers license, follow the same steps to change addresses on a drivers licenses. In order to change your address on a CDL you must print and complete a Notice of Address Changing Form FSDL-753 and submit it by mail, by fax or in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. To obtain a commercial drivers license with your new address, visit a DOT office in person.

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

How do I change my address on my drivers license?
Once you have moved to a new residence in Wyoming, you have 10 days to request an official address change through the Wyoming DOT. To do so, print and complete a Notice of Address Changing Form FSDL-753 and submit it by mail, by fax or in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. Faxed address change requests can be sent to 307-777-3823, while mailed address change forms should be submitted to the following address:

Wyoming Department of Transportation Driver Services 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

To obtain a new drivers license that reflects your official address change, you must visit a DOT office in person.

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

How do I change my address on my ID card?
The steps to change addresses on Wyoming ID cards are the same as the steps to change your address on your drivers license. To do so, you must print and complete a Notice of Address Changing Form FSDL-753 and submit it by mail, by fax or in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. To obtain an ID card with your new address, you must visit a DOT office in person.

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

How do I change my name on my car insurance?
To change your name with your Wyoming car insurance company, call the customer service number on your insurance card or policy documentation and ask a representative what steps you must take in order to successfully request a legal name change.
How do I change my name on my car registration?
Requirements to change names on Wyoming car registrations vary depending on the county you live in. To find out how to change your name legally on your car registration, visit a local Wyoming DOT office and ask a DOT official what steps you need to take in order to do so.
How do I change my name on my driver’s license?
Before you can submit a name change request with Wyoming DOT, you will need to first complete an official name change with the Social Security Administration (SSA). To do so, you must print and complete an Application for Social Security Card Form SS-5 and submit it along with documents proving your identity, legal name change and US presence to a local SSA office by mail or in person.

Examples of applicable documents include:

  • Proof of identity:
    • Drivers license
    • ID card
    • US passport
  • Legal US presence:
    • US birth certificate
    • US work permit with I-94
    • US certificate of citizenship
  • Proof of name change:
    • Court order
    • Marriage certificate
    • Divorce decree

Once you request a name change with the SSA, visit a local Wyoming DOT office to complete the process to change names. At the office, you will be required to surrender your current drivers license and present the DOT official with your official name change documentation. You will also be required to take a new drivers license photo as well as provide a new signature. The fee to receive a new drivers license is $15.

How do I change my name on my ID card?
The steps to change names on Wyoming ID cards are the same as the legal name change process for drivers licenses. Prior to visiting a Wyoming DOT office, you must submit name change forms and an Application for Social Security Card Form SS-5 to a local SSA office.

Once you have completed the name change process with the SSA, you must visit a local Wyoming DOT office and follow these steps:

  1. Surrender your current ID card
  2. Present DOT officials with your name changing documents
  3. Take a new photo for your license
  4. Provide a new signature
  5. Pay the $10 duplicate ID card fee
How do I contact the Social Security Administration for my name change?
Prior to submitting a petition for name changes at a local Wyoming DOT office, you will need to notify the SSA. To do so, print and complete an Application for Social Security Card Form SS-5 and submit it by mail or in person at a local SSA office. You will need to also provide the SSA with documents proving your legal name change, identity and US presence.
How do I file a complaint when I believe someone has illegally accessed my DMV record?
Residents must contact the Wyoming DOT immediately if they believe somebody has accessed their driving record illegally. Contact information is as follows:

Wyoming Department of Transportation

5300 Bishop Blvd.

Cheyenne, WY 82009

307-777-4375

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

How do I file a police report if my car registration was stolen?
In Wyoming, applying for a car registration replacement will prompt the Wyoming DOT to report the loss or theft to the local sheriff s department and all other pertinent law enforcement agencies. Therefore, you do not have to file a police report once you have reported your registration lost or stolen. However, as an insurance policy, the DOT recommends you still file a police report in order to avoid any identity theft issues.

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

How do I file a police report if my car title was stolen?
To file a police report in Wyoming, you must visit a local law enforcement agency and ask for the police report paperwork.

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

How do I get a copy of my driving record?
Driving records in Wyoming can be ordered either by mail or in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. To check driving records at the office, present the official with your drivers license or ID card and provide payment for the $5 driving record fee.

To check your driving record by mail, print and complete a Release for Driving Record & Personal Information Form DSFR-11e. Mail the completed application and fee to the following address:

Wyoming Department of Transportation Driver Service – Driving Records 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

You should receive your driving record within seven business days. There is currently no option to receive an online driving record through the Wyoming DOT.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

How do I get a duplicate ID card?
To replace ID cards in Wyoming, you must visit a local Wyoming DMV office in person. At the DMV office, submit documents proving your identity and Wyoming residency and provide payment for the $10 ID card replacement fee. Approved applicants will get ID cards via mail within 60 days of submitting the application.

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

How do I get a hardship license?
To request a limited driving privileges under a suspended drivers license, fill out a and submit it along with the $15 record review fee to:

Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT)

Driver Services/Hearings and Record Reviews

5300 Bishop Blvd.

Cheyenne, WY 82009-3340

Once approved for a probationary license, you will be required to pay a $25 issuance fee. Applicants who were handed down a suspended drivers license due to a DUI offence, must first complete an alcohol assessment before being issued a probationary license.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

How do I get a replacement license if I am in the military and stationed elsewhere?
Wyoming residents who are military members and stationed outside of Wyoming can replace lost drivers licenses by printing and completing a Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application Form FSDL-705 and mailing it in to a local Wyoming DOT office. Additionally, you will need to submit:

  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Social Security number
  • Two proofs of residency
  • Police report (if applicable)

Include payment for the $15 drivers license replacement fee and mail your application to:

Driver Services WYDOT 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

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

How do I get a traffic ticket dismissed?
Depending on the Wyoming county you reside in, you may be able to take a defensive driving course to have your ticket dismissed. To find out more, contact a local county clerk.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

How do I obtain a copy of someone else’s driving record?
Due to Federal Driver Privacy Protection Act restrictions, the Wyoming DOT can only release driving records to certain authorized individuals and agencies. Authorized applicants include:

  • Government courts
  • Research companies
  • Authorized driver safety, recall, theft, emission or vehicle alteration agencies
  • Private investigation agencies
  • Employers
  • Insurance companies

To obtain somebody else s DOT driving record, you must have the driver complete the Release for Driving Record & Personal Information Form DSFR-11e and mail the completed form to the following address:

Wyoming Department of Transportation Driver Service – Driving Records 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

Your request for a Wyoming driving record will be processed within seven business days.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

How do I obtain a duplicate car registration?
To replace car registrations in Wyoming, you can either visit a local Wyoming DOT office or mail in a car registration replacement application.

Replacing car registrations in person require you to bring a completed Application for New or Duplicate License Plates Form MV-405 along with the following:

  • Proof of identity
  • License plate number
  • Vehicle Identification Number

Lost or stolen car registrations should be reported to a local police department.

To replace lost car registrations by mail, print and complete an Application for New or Duplicate License Plates Form MV-405 and mail it to the Wyoming DOT along with your current license plate (if damaged) and the car registration replacement fee of $8 for a replacement license plate (not the same license plate number) or $30 for a duplicate license plate (same number as previous plate).

Duplicate car registrations cannot be obtained online.

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

How do I obtain a duplicate car title?
To obtain a duplicate car title in Wyoming, you can apply either by mail or in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. Car title replacement applications are different based on the county you reside in. When submitting the application at your local DOT office, you will need to also present your car registration certificate, photo ID and the $15 fee to replace car titles. Your car title copy will arrive within 11 days of application.

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

How do I obtain a duplicate license?
To apply for duplicate drivers licenses in Wyoming, visit a local Wyoming DOT office in person with a completed Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application Form FSDL-705. In addition to the application, you will need to submit the following:

  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Social Security number
  • Two proofs of residency
  • Police report (if applicable)

Additionally, you may also need to pass certain tests depending on the DOT official judgment. The fee for a drivers license copy is $15.

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

How do I obtain a salvaged car title?
When the cost to fix a damaged vehicle is more than 75 percent of the vehicles market value, you can apply for a salvaged (branded) car title. To obtain a branded car title, complete a Wyoming car title application, which you can obtain at a local Wyoming DOT office. You will need to provide the existing car title and provide evidence of the damage from an accident report of letter from your insurance provider.

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

How do I obtain car registration?
Registering cars in Wyoming requires you to visit a local Wyoming DOT office with a few documents and items, including:

Additionally, you will have to pay the car registration fee. There is currently no option to register cars online.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

How do I reinstate after a revocation as a Habitual Traffic Offender?
The state of Wyoming does not administer a Habitual Traffic Offender program.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

How do I reinstate my license if I refused to submit a breath/urine/blood test?
Drivers license suspensions in Wyoming for refusing to submit to a BAC test range from 90 days to one year. You must meet a number of requirements before you can receive your reinstated drivers license. For specific requirements, consult the documents from your court hearing and follow the orders laid out by the judge for your drivers license suspension period.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

How do I reinstate my suspended license?
The procedures to reinstate suspended drivers licenses vary depending on the type of violation in question. For the most accurate information as it pertains to your case, it is best to refer to the drivers license reinstatement notice that was mailed to address on file with the DMV. In all cases,the driver is responsible for paying a drivers license reinstatement fee.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

How do I remove points from my driver’s license?
Wyoming does not currently utilize a point system. However, excessive moving violations will result in a drivers license suspension. You may be eligible to have your ticket dismissed by taking a defensive driving course. To find out more about this option, ask a county clerk official when you go to pay speeding tickets that you ve received.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

How do I renew my driving permit?
Wyoming drivers may renew their instruction permit either by mail or in person at a Wyoming Department of Transportation Driver Services office. For renewal by mail, an application form will be mailed to the applicants mailing address on record 90days prior to the learners permit expiration date. To renew, simply complete the application and return it to the DMV along with the applicable fee payment. To apply in person, present the following documentation at a WY DOT office:

One proof of identity:

  • US birth certificate
  • US passport
  • Valid foreign passport

Two proofs of current address:

  • Utility bill
  • Rent receipt
  • Bank statement

One proof of Social Security number:

  • Social Security card
  • W-2 form

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

How do I renew my ID card?
Wyoming ID cards are valid for eight years and expire on your birthday. You can renew ID cards either in person or by mail. ID card renewal notices are mailed out to your residence within four months of the expiration date and include an application and all the information you need to renew your ID card.

To renew in person, print and complete a Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application Form FSDL-705 and submit it to a local Wyoming DMV office. You will need to provide proof of identity and residency, as well as proof of your Social Security number. The fee for ID card renewals is $10.

Prior to renewing by mail, you should check to make sure you are eligible by contacting a local Wyoming DMV office. Eligible residents should mail the ID card application form, certified copies of supporting documents and the $10 fee to the following address:

Driver Services WYDOT 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

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

How do I renew my license if I am in the military and stationed elsewhere?
The Wyoming Department of Transportation offers a drivers license renewal service to military members who anticipate being stationed out of state. Military members may visit a local driver service office and show their military ID cardin order to receive a renewed drivers license stamped with a statement, which waives the expiration date.

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

How do I renew my medical report for a commercial license?
Federal regulations require all residents with a license to drive commercial vehicles between states to complete a physical examination every three years. To do so, you must have a licensed physician complete a Medical Examination Report and submit it to a local Wyoming DMV office.

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

How do I renew my motorcycle license?
Wyoming motorcycle license endorsements are renewed at the time you renew your regular drivers license. You may be required to pass a vision test, in addition to the written general knowledge test.

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

How do I replace my license if I am a non-U.S. citizen?
Non-US citizens who have had lost or stolen drivers licenses can apply for a drivers license replacement by submitting a completed Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application Form FSDL-705 to a local Wyoming DOT office. Additionally, you will need to present the following documents:

  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Social Security number
  • Two proofs of residency
  • Police report (if applicable)

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

How do I replace my license if I lost it out of state?
To replace drivers licenses that have been lost out of state, you can apply either by mail or in person. To apply to replace licenses by mail, you must not have had a drivers license replacement or renewal in the past eight years.

To replace lost drivers licenses, print and complete a Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application Form FSDL-705. Mail your completed application to replace driving licenses to:

Driver Services WYDOT 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

Once you have completed the aforementioned steps, you must allow 60 days for your application to be processed by the DOT.

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

How do I transfer my car title between states?
To find out where to transfer car titles when moving to a new state, you will need to contact the DOT office in the state you are moving to. To transfer car titles to Wyoming as a new resident, you will need to visit a local Wyoming DOT office and bring the following documents with you:

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

How do I transfer my car title if I lost the original?
When you lose the original car title for your vehicle, you can transfer car titles by visiting a local Wyoming DOT office. You will need to bring the following documents with you:

  • An affidavit detailing reasons for lost title
  • The vehicle registration (if available)
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of residency
  • Duplicate title fee

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

How do I transfer my car title?
Wyoming car title transfers can be conducted in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. The process you must follow to transfer car titles depends on whether you are buying a vehicle from a dealer, buying a vehicle from a private seller or selling your vehicle.

When buying a car from a dealer, the dealer will take care of transferring car titles.

When buying a car from a private seller, you will need to visit a DOT office. Prior to the visit, make sure the seller signs the car title over to you and also provides an affidavit with the following information:

  • Odometer reading
  • Vehicle description
  • Acknowledgment of penalties in the event information is incorrect

The seller must also complete a Bill of Sale. Once you have gathered all the required documents, you must submit them to the DOT office along with a completed Application for Certificate of Title and VIN/HIN Inspection Form Form MV-300A. DOT officials will also ask you for proof of identity and Wyoming residency as well as a VIN inspection. The fee to transfer car titles varies by county. Ask your county DOT official for specific costs.

When selling a vehicle, make sure you complete the necessary documents. In the event that you do not have the car title, complete an Affidavit of Ownership Form MV147 explaining the car title’s absence.

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

How do I transfer the title of my RV?
To transfer the vehicle title for your RV, visit a local Wyoming DOT office and follow the same procedure as obtaining a car title for a regular motor vehicle.

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

How does a military member obtain a motorcycle license?
Military members getting a motorcycle license endorsement can follow the same process as residents. The steps to get a motorcycle license endorsement include visiting a DMV office and completing the following:

  • Provide valid Wyoming drivers license
  • Complete the motorcycle license tests
  • Pay the motorcycle license fee

Once you ve successfully completed all the aforementioned steps, you will recieve your Class M motorcycle license endorsement.

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

How does the DMV check my vision?
Getting drivers licenses in Wyoming requires at least a 20/40 visual acuity in both eyes either with glasses or without. Additionally, you must have a minimum combined horizontal field vision of 120 degrees. Failing the vision exam will require drivers to have an eye test and get corrective lenses before they can receive a drivers license.

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

How long do I need my learners permit before I can get my drivers license?
A Wyoming driving permit must be held for a minimum of 10 days before the applicant can apply for a driving license. Learner s permit holders must complete at least 50 hours of behind-the-wheel driving, 10 of which must have occurred at night, in order to obtain an intermediate drivers license.

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

How long does it take to receive my replacement car title after ordering online?
There is currently no option to replace car titles online in Wyoming.

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

How long will I have a suspended license for not taking a chemical test?
The drivers license suspension length for refusing to submit to a blood alcohol test ranges from six to 18 months.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

How long will it take to get my new ID card?
Applications for ID cards in Wyoming are processed immediately while the ID card may take up to 60 days to arrive in the mail.

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

How many points can I get on my driving record before my driver’s license is suspended?
Wyoming does not currently utilize a driver point system to track driving violations. However, Wyoming county DOT offices do penalize drivers for excessive traffic citations. Penalties include extra fines and potential drivers license suspensions. Policies vary by county. Contact a local Wyoming DOT office for more information. Violations that can lead to a drivers license suspension include:

  • DUI/DWI
  • Excessive moving violations
  • Failure to meet minimum car insurance requirements
  • Reckless driving

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

How many times can I attend a traffic school course to remove points from my driving record?
Wyoming does not currently have a driving point system. However, depending on the violation and the county you reside in, you may have the option of taking a traffic school course to have your traffic ticket dismissed. Inquire about possible options with the court where your ticket was issued.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

How much does it cost to change my name on my car registration?
The fee to change your name on your Wyoming car registration varies depending on the county you reside in. You can contact a local Wyoming DOT office for more information.
How much does it cost to change my name on my car title?
Duplicate car title fees vary based on the Wyoming county that you live in. To find out exact fees, contact local Wyoming DOT office and ask an official “How much does it cost to change my name on my car title?”
How much does it cost to change my name with the DMV?
The cost of submitting a legal name change with the Wyoming DOT depends on the documents you are requesting and the county you reside in. Fees are as follows:

  • Drivers license: $15
  • Identification card: $10
  • Title/Registration: Fees vary by county

To inquire about the title and registration fee you will be required to pay in the county you reside in, you can contact a local Wyoming DOT office for more information.

How often do I need to renew my CDL license?
Wyoming commercial driving licenses are valid for a period of four years and must be renewed before the expiration date in order to avoid facing any penalties. To learn more about how to get a CDL license, visit a local Wyoming DMV office.

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

How soon can I renew my driver’s license?
Driving licenses can be renewed up to 120 prior to their expiration date. For drivers under 21 years old, the time period to apply for a drivers license renewal is 90 days before it expires.

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

If a family member dies and leaves his or her car to me, how do I switch over the title?
In order to transfer car titles from family members that have died, visit a local Wyoming DOT office and provide the following documents:

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

If I do not renew on time, will there be an additional fee?
Late car registration renewals in Wyoming may result in late fees depending on how late you are renewing.

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

If I file a police report, will my replacement fee be waived?
No, Wyoming currently does not have a policy of waiving drivers license replacement fees due to lost or stolen drivers licenses.

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

If I have been in an accident, what property damage do I have to report?
Auto accidents in Wyoming in which a person has been injured or there has been over $1,000 worth of damage must be reported to authorities and to car insurance companies. Accident reports in these situations must be filed regardless of who is at fault.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

If I live outside of the state for half the year, am I still required to have car insurance?
To register a car in Wyoming, you must provide proof of car insurance. Additionally, all registered vehicles require proof of vehicle insurance at all times, regardless of the amount the vehicle is driven. Drivers getting car insurance in Wyoming should research the best available car insurance quotes prior to purchasing a policy.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

If I lost my traffic or parking ticket, how can I find the information again?
You may be able to find your Wyoming traffic ticket fines information either by visiting the Wyoming Online Citation Payment System or contacting the circuit court for the district where your ticket was issued. When contacting a Wyoming court, make sure to provide your full name, date of birth and drivers license number.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

If I’m out of state and lost my ID, how can I get a new one?
To replace ID cards in Wyoming when you have lost your card out of state, you should first print and complete a Wyoming Driver License/Identification Card Application Form FSDL-705. Submit the form along with documents proving your identity, Wyoming residency and Social Security number to the following address:

Driver Services WYDOT 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

You will also need to submit a completed Forwarding Request with your application. The fee to replace ID cards is $10.

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

If my driver’s license was confiscated at the time of my DUI/DWI arrest, how do I get it back?
Drivers in Wyoming must wait until their required suspension period is over before they can reinstate a drivers license confiscated due to a DWI or DUI ticket. Once your suspension is over, you must visit a local Wyoming DMV office to complete the paperwork required to reinstate suspended licenses. You may have to complete additional requirements as stated by the court that handles DUI citations. You will also be required to pay the drivers license reinstatement fee.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

Is there a different process I must follow if I lost personalized plates?
Yes, in order to replace lost personalized plates, you must visit a local Wyoming DOT office.

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

Is there a minimum age I have to be to get a commercial drivers license?
To obtain a license to drive commercially within Wyoming state lines (intrastate), you must be at least 18 years old. Drivers who wish to drive interstate or transport hazardous materials must be at least 21.

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

Is there an age limit to renew your license?
No, Wyoming does not currently have a ceiling on the age a driver can be to renew expired drivers licenses.

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

Should I carry the registration on me or in the car?
The Wyoming DOT suggests that drivers carry the car registration in the vehicle at all times. To find out more about how to register cars in Wyoming, visit a local Wyoming DOT office.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

What address will my replacement license be mailed to?
Your Wyoming drivers license replacement will be mailed to the mailing address listed on the drivers license replacement application.

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

What are requirements for seniors to renew a driving license?
To apply for drivers license renewals in Wyoming when you are a senior, you must pass the vision test.

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

What are some violations that may constitute in a suspended license?
Some of the violations that may result in a Wyoming suspended driving license includes the following:

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

What are the age restrictions to ride a motorcycle?
You must be at least 16 years old to apply for a Wyoming drivers license and a Wyoming motorcycle license endorsement.

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

What are the available commercial license endorsements?
The state of Wyoming recognizes five different types of commercial drivers license endorsements that include the following:

  • T: Double or Triple Trailers
  • P: Passenger
  • N: Tank Vehicle
  • H: Hazardous Materials
  • S: School Buses

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

What are the consequences of driving with a suspended license?
Operating a motor vehicleunder a drivers license suspension carries results in an extended suspension length. If caught, a driver can expect to face additional drivers license suspension time of at least 30 days.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

What are the different types of driving records?
There are two types of records you can request through the Wyoming DOT, which include:

  • Three-year driving record
  • Five-year driving record

To find out more about how to check driving records in the state, contact a local Wyoming DOT office.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

What are the fees associated with an ID card?
The fee for ID cards in Wyoming is $10.

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

What are the fees for a duplicate drivers license?
The fee to replace DOT drivers licenses in Wyoming is $15.

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

What are the learners permit restrictions during my first year?
Wyoming learners permit holders are restricted to driving only when accompanied by a licensed driver who is at least 18 years old. The supervising driver must occupy the front passenger seat.

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

What are the medical certifications required to obtain a CDL?
Medical certifications in Wyoming certify drivers for either interstate or intrastate travel based on their physical health. Drivers certified for strictly intrastate travel within Wyoming borders are not required to submit medical certifications. Active-duty military and government employees are also exempt from this rule.

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

What are the most common reasons why I would need to replace my registration?
Common reasons for replacing car registrations in Wyoming include if your registration was stolen, lost or damaged beyond legibility.

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

What are the penalties for getting a traffic ticket with a driver’s permit?
Drivers with learners permits in Wyoming have stricter penalties for traffic violations. In addition to the normal fines, you may receive a drivers license suspension for severe violations. Additionally, excessive violations will restrict you from moving on to the unrestricted drivers license.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

What are the penalties of being convicted of driving under the influence?
Penalties for DUI citations in Wyoming vary based on the severity of the offense and how many times you have been issued a DUI ticket. Penalties include:

  • First offense:
    • Up to six months in jail
    • Up to $750 in fines
    • License suspended for 90 days
  • Second offense (within 10 years):
    • Seven days mandatory in jail
    • Up to six months total jail time
    • Between $200 and $750 in fines
    • License suspended for one year
  • Third offense (within 10 years):
    • Thirty days mandatory in jail
    • Up to six months total jail time
    • Between $750 and $3,000 in fines
    • License revocation for three years
    • Must undergo alcohol assessment
  • Fourth offense:
    • Thirty days mandatory in jail
    • Up to seven years total jail time
    • Up to $10,000 in fines
    • License revoked indefinitely

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

What are the reinstatement fees I will have to pay for a suspended license?
The fee to reinstate suspended drivers licenses is $50. It may be paid either in person at a WY driver license office or by mail. The fee is $5 when reinstating suspended drivers licenses after resulting from non-payment of child support.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

What are the required fees for my vehicle registration?
In Wyoming, the Department of Transportation charges both a county fee and state fee to get car registrations.

The DOT has come up with a formula to calculate the county fee cost to register cars in Wyoming. The formula is as follows:

  • Factory cost multiplied by service rate (by year) multiplied by 0.03

Service rates are as follows:

  • First year: 60 percent
  • Second year: 50 percent
  • Third year: 40 percent
  • Fourth year: 30 percent
  • Fifth year: 20 percent
  • Sixth year: 15 percent

Additionally, the state fee is based on the type of vehicle you would like to register, as follows:

  • Passenger vehicles: $15
  • Trucks and trailers: $2 to $60
  • Motorcycles: $12
  • Campers: $15
  • Temporary vehicle registration fee: $50 per month
  • Temporary in-transit permit: $20 per vehicle for 48 hours

You cannot currently pay fees or register a car online in Wyoming. To do so, you must visit a local Wyoming DOT office in person.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

What are the required fees to get a replacement car title?
The fee for replacing car titles in Wyoming is $15.

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

What are the required fees to get replacement registration?
The fees to replace lost car registrations in Wyoming depend on whether you are requesting a replacement or duplicate license plate and are as follows:

Replacement license plate fee: $8

Duplicate license plates fee: $30

To learn more about how to replace car registrations, print and complete an Application for New or Duplicate License Plates Form MV-405 and submit it to a local Wyoming DOT office.

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

What are the required fees to renew my registration?
Fees to renew car registration in Wyoming include county and state fees. County fees are based on how much your vehicle is worth and the year you purchased it. State fees are as follows:

  • Passenger vehicles: $15
  • Motorcycles: $12
  • Trucks and trailers (based on weight): $2 to $60
  • Commercial vehicles (based on weight): $80 to $1,400

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

What are the requirements to operate a three-wheel motorcycle?
Wyoming DMV does not distinguish between a three-wheel motorcycle and a two-wheel motorcycle. The licensing requirements for both vehicles are the same.

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

What are the suspensions eligible for a hardship license?
Drivers with suspended drivers licenses may be eligible for a probationary driverslicense, which gives the driver limited driving privileges. Qualifying violations to obtain a probationary drivers license include:

  • Moving violations
  • Transporting liquor to a minor
  • Reckless driving
  • DUI

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

What do I need to do to get my driver’s license if I fail the driving test?
The amount of time you must wait before attempting to retake your driving test after you ve failed it is at the discretion of your examiner. The examiner will base this decision off your performance. Once your waiting period is up, you can come in and retake the skills test in order to obtain a Wyoming drivers license.

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

What documents do I need to get a learner’s permit?
Present documents from each of the following categories at a WY DOT location for a drivers permit application:

One proof of identity:

  • US birth certificate
  • US passport
  • Valid foreign passport

Two proofs of current address:

  • Utility bill
  • Rent receipt
  • Bank statement

One proof of Social Security number:

  • Social Security card
  • W-2 form

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

What documents do I need to get a motorcycle license?
The required documents you must provide to receive a motorcycle driving license in Wyoming include proof of identity and the motorcycle license fee. You will also need to pass the written test and on-cycle skills test.

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

What documents do I need to get my drivers license?
There are a few documents you will have to submit when applying for drivers licenses in Wyoming. Required documents include:

  • Proof of identity:
    • US birth certificate
    • US passport
    • Certificate of citizenship
  • Two proofs of residency:
    • Utility bill
    • Bank statement
    • Phone bill
  • Proof of Social Security Number:
    • Social Security card
    • Bank statement
    • W-2 form

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

What documents do I need to present for a replacement car title?
When applying to replace lost car titles, you will need to submit your local county Duplicate Car Title Application. Additionally, you will need to submit the following documents:

  • A registration certificate
  • A photo ID
  • Payment for the $15 car title copy fee

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

What documents do I need to present for proof of residency?
There are many documents you can submit to the Wyoming DOT in order to prove your residency status when requesting an official address change. Applicable documents include:

  • Current utility bill (name and address must be printed)
  • Current rental or lease agreement (name and address must be printed)
  • Voter registration card
  • Vehicle registration

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

What documents do I need to present if I am a non-U.S. citizen changing address?
If you are a non-US citizen in Wyoming, the address change request process only requires you to submit a proof of residency and the Notice of Change of Address form. Applicants are not required to submit documents to prove citizenship.

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

What documents do I need to present to get a replacement car registration?
To obtain a car registration copy from the Wyoming DOT, you must present the following documents:

  • Proof of identity
  • License plate number
  • Vehicle identification number

You must apply for a duplicate car registration either in person or by mail. There is currently to no option to replace car registrations online.

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

What documents do I need to present to get new registration?
There are a few required documents you must submit at a local Wyoming DOT office when getting car registrations, including:

Additionally, you will need to pay the DOT car registration fee.

For more information: How to Register a Vehicle in Wyoming

What documents do I need to present to renew my car registration?
To renew expired car registrations in Wyoming, you will need to present the following documents to the Wyoming DMV:

  • Car registration renewal notice
  • Current car registration card
  • License plate number
  • Proof of insurance

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

What documents do I need to present to renew my drivers license?
When renewing drivers licenses in person, present the following documentation at a WY DOT office:

One proof of identity:

  • US birth certificate
  • US passport
  • Valid foreign passport
  • Two proofs of current address:
    • Utility bill
    • Rent receipt
    • Bank statement
  • One proof of Social Security number:
    • Social Security card
    • W-2 form

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

What documents do I need to transfer my car title?
When submitting a transfer of title at a local Wyoming DOT office, you will need to present the following documents:

  • Car title assigned to you
  • Affidavit with the following information:
    • Odometer reading
    • Vehicle description
    • Acknowledgment of penalties in the event information is incorrect
  • Bill of Sale
  • Proof of lien release (if applicable)
  • Completed Application for Certificate of Title and VIN/HIN Inspection Form Form MV-300A
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of Wyoming residency
  • Proof of VIN inspection

Additionally, you will need to pay the fee to transfer title, which varies by county.

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

What documents will I need to present to replace my drivers license?
To apply for a drivers license replacement, you will need to submit the following documents:

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

What exams do I need to pass to get a motorcycle license?
When applying for a motorcycle license endorsement, you must pass the following tests:

  • General knowledge test
  • Vision test
  • On-cycle skills test

To take the required tests, visit a local Wyoming DMV office.

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

What forms must I fill out for a duplicate car title?
You will need to complete the Duplicate Car Title Application to replace stolen car titles. The application varies depending on the county you reside in. In order to get the application that corresponds to you, you must visit a local Wyoming DMV office.

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

What happens if I get traffic ticket fines and I have a CDL?
When CDL license holders receive traffic fines, they must notify their employer within 30 days. Additionally, major offenses such as a DUI can result in drivers license suspensions from one year to life for commercial drivers.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

What happens to my commercial driver license if I am convicted of a DUI?
DUI convictions are one of the few reasons why a CDL license holder in Wyoming can have their license suspended or disqualified indefinitely. Common reasons for CDL disqualifications include:

  • DUI/DWI.
  • Leaving the scene of an accident.
  • Driving with a suspended license.
  • Committing felony while operating vehicle.
  • Negligent driving causing a fatality.

First convictions will result in a one-year suspension (three years if transporting hazardous materials). Second offenses will result in a lifetime revocation. To apply for a CDL license, visit a local Wyoming DMV office.

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

What if the original is located after my car title replacement has been issued?
Once you have received a duplicate car title, it voids your original car title. In the event that you find the original, you should dispose of it properly.

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

What information does a driving record contain?
The information included on a Wyoming DOT driving record is the same whether you request a three-year or five-year driving record. Information includes:

  • Moving violations
  • Uninsured accidents
  • Insurance violations
  • Proof of financial responsibility withdrawals
  • DUI/DWI history
  • Reckless driving
  • Accident judgments
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Leaving the scene of an injury accident
  • Felony convictions and withdrawals

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

What is an ID card?
Wyoming ID cards are proof of identity cards that can be obtained by Wyoming residents of any age. Adult Wyoming ID cards are issued with the information printed horizontally. Wyoming ID cards are valid for eight years and cost $10.

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

What is considered the legal alcohol limit?
What is the cost of a DUI?
The cost of a DUI in Wyoming depends on the severity of the offense, if there were any injuries and whether or not this is your first offense. Possible fees include:

  • First offense: Up to $750
  • Second offense: $250 to $750
  • Third offense: $750 to $3,000
  • Fourth offense: Up to $10,000

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

What is the cost of a traffic ticket?
The cost of traffic ticket fines in Wyoming depends on the violation you were cited for. To find out how much a traffic ticket fine is, contact the circuit court in the district where you received the fine.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

What is the cost to get a driver record?
The cost of a Wyoming DOT driving record is $5.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

What is the DUI penalty for a CDL driver?
CDL drivers in Wyoming have harsher penalties than non-commercial drivers. First time convictions of DUIs for a CDL holder will result in a one-year commercial drivers license suspension, along with other court penalties. Drivers transporting hazardous materials when stopped will receive a three-year commercial drivers license suspension. Second convictions will result in a CDL license ban for life.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

What is the DUI penalty for a minor?
Minors who are first time DUI offenders in Wyoming will receive up to six months in jail, up to $750 in fines and a 90-day license suspension. Second DUI/DWI convictions before turning 21 will result in harsher penalties.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

What is the minimum liability insurance coverage?
The minimum liability car insurance required in Wyoming consists of three types of coverage, including:

  • $25,000 bodily injury or death coverage
  • $50,000 total bodily injury or death for multiple people coverage
  • $20,000 property damage coverage

To learn how to get car insurance, research the wide variety of online car insurance companies.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

What is the passing score for a written test?
The Wyoming knowledge test consist of 25 multiple choice question. Learning permit applicants must answered at least 20 of the questions correctly in order to pass the test.

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

What is the process to get a title for a scooter or motorcycle?
To get a vehicle title for a scooter or motorcycle in Wyoming, you will need to visit a local Wyoming DOT office. Make sure to bring all ownership documents as well as the previous vehicle title, if available. You will also need to present a completed Application for Certificate of Title and VIN/HIN Inspection Form Form MV-300A.

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

What languages is the written test available in?
The Wyoming DMV general knowledge written test required in order to obtain a drivers license is only available in English. However, you may use an interpreter during the test if necessary.

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

What must I do to reinstate my driver’s license as a result of a DUI/DWI?
Following your suspension period, you can apply for a drivers license reinstatement at a local Wyoming DMV office. Upon arrival, you must complete the required paperwork and pay the drivers license reinstatement fees. DMV officials will check to make sure you have satisfied all court requirements laid out due to your DUI/DWI ticket. You may also need to supply proof of SR-22 auto insurance. Once you ve been approved, you will receive your reinstated drivers license.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

What penalties will I face if I do not change my address with the DMV?
Penalties for failing to notify the Wyoming DOT of an official address change may include fines. To avoid any negative consequences, simply visit a local Wyoming DOT office and ask an official how to proceed with an address change request.

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

What penalties will I face if I do not renew my expired drivers license?
The penalty you will face when yourenew expired drivers licenses is being required to renew your drivers license in person. Also, it is possiblethat you may have to retake each aspect of the drivers exam including the knowledge test, vision exam, and road test.

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

What proof of insurance can I provide when registering my car?
The Wyoming DMV utilizes an electronic verification system to confirm your vehicle insurance status during registration. The electronic verification system is valid for all residents with personal lines of car insurance. To get car insurance proof to keep inside your vehicle, contact your insurance company.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

What should I do if I have not received my registration tags or stickers?
Drivers must contact a local Wyoming DOT office if they have not received their registration tags or stickers.

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

What should I do if I have not received my renewed license?
Drivers license renewal applications can take 30 to 60 days to process. If your drivers license has not arrived in that time span, then you should contact the Wyoming DOT to inquire about the status of your application. The Wyoming DOT customer service can be reached at 307-777-4810.

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

What test do I need to take for my learners permit?
The DMV drivers test for a learner s permit consists of both a vison screening and the knowledge test. The written drivers test measures your understandingof the safe driving practices covered in the Wyoming Rules of the Road driver manual.

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

What tests do I have to take to obtain a CDL?
There are a few tests you will have to complete when you apply for a CDL in Wyoming. Tests range from written knowledge tests to on-road skills tests based on the endorsement you receive on your license. Additionally, you will have to pass a vision test. Drivers transporting hazardous materials are required to pass a hazardous materials test as well.

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

What tests will I need to take for my drivers license?
Prior to completing your drivers license application at a local Wyoming DMV office, you will have to pass a vision exam. Additionally, you must also pass a general knowledge written exam and driving skills test.

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

What type of car insurance am I required to have?
The Wyoming DMV requires you to have minimum liability car insurance for all registered motor vehicles in the state, which includes:

  • Bodily injury coverage
  • Property damage coverage

For the most affordable car insurance quotes, spend some time researching the various policies available in Wyoming.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

What type of noncommercial license will I need?
When applying for a license to drive, you should know which type of license you need. The types of available licenses include:

  • Standard class C drivers license
  • Driving permits for teenagers
  • Motorcycle class M licenses
  • Off-Road Recreational Vehicle (ORV) permits

Under federal requirements, all Wyoming standard drivers licenses are REAL ID-compliant.

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

What will happen if I fail to get or keep car insurance?
The Wyoming DMV requires all licensed drivers and vehicles registered in the state to be insured. Drivers found operating motor vehicles without proof of car insurance will be fined up to $750 and can receive a sentence of up to six months jail time. Additionally, if you are found to be driving without vehicle insurance, you will be required to obtain an SR-22 proof of car insurance for three years.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

When can I reinstate my license after it has been suspended?
After a driver has served his or her drivers license suspension period, he or she may apply for a drivers license reinstatement. Depending on the violation, a driver may be required to fulfil certain actions, for example, filling an SR-22 form for driving without car insurance.Applicants will be required to pay the required reinstatement fee in order to re-gain driving privileges after any drivers license suspension.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

When does my car registration expire?
Car registration renewal expiration dates in Wyoming are based on the month your vehicle was purchased. Vehicle owners can also choose to have all their vehicles expire in the same month. To learn more about how to renew car registrations, visit a local Wyoming DOT office.

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

When does my ID card expire?
Wyoming ID cards are valid for eight years and expire on the resident s birthday of the expiration year.

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

When must I change my address with the DMV?
The Wyoming Department of Transportation (DOT) requires residents to notify the department within 10 days of changing addresses when moving.

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

When should I complete a Bill of Sale?
A Bill of Sale should be completed in Wyoming whenever a car is changing owners. The Bill of Sale should include the following information:

  • Seller s name
  • Your name
  • Car payment price
  • Car information (make, model, year)

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

When will I need to renew my license?
Wyoming drivers must renew licenses within a given time period in order to avoid penalties for late renewals. Drivers under 21 years old must renew their drivers licenses within 90 days of their driver s license expiration date. Those 21 and older have 120 days prior to expiration to renew.

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

When will I receive a replacement license after applying?
Once you have successfully applied to replace your lost or stolen drivers license, your application will be processed within 60 days. You should expect to receive your drivers license replacement shortly after the transaction has been processed with the Wyoming DOT.

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

Where can I check to see if my license is suspended?
Wyoming drivers may check the status of their driving license by requesting a DMV driving record. Driver records can be obtained either by mail or in person at a WY DOT driver services office. The fee for a driving record check is $5.

For more information: Suspended License Information for Wyoming

Where can I find a local tax county collector office?
To learn more about how to replace car registrations, visit a local Wyoming DOT office.

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

Where can I find more information about an ignition interlock device?
Most convictions in Wyoming for driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated require you to install an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) on your vehicle prior to receiving a restricted license. A Wyoming DMV-approved IID technician must install ignition interlock devices. You must submit proof of this installation in writing to receive your drivers license, plus pay the $50 IID restricted license reinstatement fee. A few of the DMV-approved IID companies include:

To find out if you are eligible for financial assistance for an IID, print and complete the Application for Ignition Interlock Assistance and submit it to a local Wyoming DMV office.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

Where can I find my traffic or parking ticket information online?
To find your Wyoming traffic ticket fines information, visit the Wyoming Online Citation Payment System.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

Where can I get a new drivers license?
To get drivers licenses in Wyoming, you must visit a local Wyoming DMV office in person. There is currently no option to apply for a drivers license online.

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

Where can I mail my request for a replacement title?
The address to mail replacement car title applications to depends on the Wyoming county you reside in. Contact a local Wyoming DMV office to find out more about how to replace car titles.

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

Where can I obtain an ID card?
You can obtain a Wyoming ID card through the Wyoming Department of Transportation (DOT) by visiting a local Wyoming DMV office.

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

Which types of vehicles need to be insured?
All licensed drivers must have insurance for cars, motorcycles and all other street-legal motor vehicles registered in Wyoming.

For more information: How To: Save on Wyoming Auto Insurance

Who can sign for my permit or license if I am under 18?
As a part of the drivers permit application, a parent or legal guardian must sign the Minor Release Formfor a learner s permit applicant under the age of 18.

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

Why doesn’t a recent traffic ticket I received appear on my driving record?
Occasionally errors may occur on your Wyoming DOT driving record. For this reason, it is a good idea to check your driving record regularly. Errors on your record should be reported immediately to the Wyoming DOT customer service at 307-777-4800. Make sure to have either your drivers license number or Social Security number handy when calling.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

Will I be required to take a vision test for a drivers license renewal?
Yes, drivers must pass a vision screening when renewing drivers licenses in person. Drivers are required to renew their drivers license in person at a driver license office once every eight years to update their photo as well.

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

Will I get a drivers license renewal notice in the mail?
Yes, drivers license renewal notices are mailed to the drivers address on record with the DMV. Drivers 21 and older will have their notices mailed 120 prior to the expiration date of their drivers license. The time period to renew drivers licenses is 90 days for drivers under 21 years old.

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

Will I have points against my driver’s license if I get a ticket?
Wyoming does not currently utilize a point system. However, drivers who receive citations for more than three moving violations within a year will receive a drivers license suspension, in addition to the cost of traffic tickets received.

For more information: Traffic Tickets and Violations in Wyoming

Will I have to take an alcohol awareness class to reinstate my driver’s license?
Drivers who have received three or more DUI citations in Wyoming will be required to undergo alcohol assessments prior to reinstating their driver s licenses.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

Will I need to fill out an application to replace my car registration?
In order to replace a car registration in Wyoming, you will need to print and complete the Application for New or Duplicate License Plates form MV-405.

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

Will I need to present proof of insurance to get a car title replacement?
No, in Wyoming you are not required to present proof of insurance when applying for a duplicate car title.

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

Will I receive a renewal registration notice in the mail?
Prior to your registration expiration date, you will receive a car registration renewal notice from the Wyoming DOT. Car registration renewal notices will include all the information you need to proceed with the renewal.

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

Will my registration expire on my birthday or birth month?
Your car registration expiration date in Wyoming is based on your vehicle s purchase month. Check your car registration renewal notice for your exact expiration date.

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