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All About: Your Drivers License and ID

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The “All About” section by is here to provide you with a comprehensive look at a specific topic – In this case, Your Drivers License and ID. The following is an extensive list of articles covering all the different aspects of your driver licensing.

List of Driving Schools in New York

This page provides a list of on-site driving schools available in New York as well as information about available online driving school alternatives.

New York DMV Practice Permit Tests offers New York specific DMV practice permit tests that help you prepare for your permit exam. We provide questions just like the ny DMV and a number of practice test options.

How to Renew a Driver's License in New York

New York Drivers License Renewal

Your New York drivers license is valid for eight years. 50 days before the expiration date, the NY DMV will mail you a renewal notice detailing the process for drivers license renewal.If you have not received your renewal notice, contact the DMV for further information. As long as you meet the renewal requirements, you should have no issue applying for a renewed license.

Drivers can renew NYS driving licenses:

Senior Drivers in New York

Resource for senior drivers. Restrictions and tests for seniors to maintain their NY drivers license and stay safe on the road

How to Apply for a Motorcycle License in New York

New York Motorcycle License

In order to drive a motorcycle legally in the state of New York, the driver in question must have a motorcycle license endorsement. It can either be a Class M motorcycle license or a Class MJ. However, before obtaining a motorcycle license, the driver has to apply for and get a learners permit.

How to Renew/Replace a Motorcycle License in New York

Information Related to Motorcycle License Renewal/Replacement

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  • Motorcycle License Renewal

    Getting a motorcycle license renewed once it expires is crucial if you want to able to keep driving in the state of New York. Fortunately, even if you are currently out of state,you are given three options when it comes to doing so:

    • Online
    • In person
    • By mail

How to Apply for a New York Identification Card

What is an ID Card?

A DMV ID card is the perfect alternative proof of identity if you do not possess a New York drivers license. This non-driver card features your photo identification, and you can use it to accomplish various tasks around the state. These include:

How to Renew a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in New York

==CDL Renewal==
If you hold a CDL license, note that it will expire. A commercial drivers license will become inactive on your birthday. Fortunately, if you do not have the best memory, the NY DMV will send you a renewal notice in the mail within 50 days of expiration. Still, you are given the chance to renew CDL credentials up to a year in advance. You have two options to choose from:
* Renew in person
* Renew by mail
Renewal fees can range from $164.50 to $180.50, depending on the class of New York commercial driving license that you are renewing.

Information for Disabled Drivers in New York

In New York, drivers certified by licensed health personnel to have impaired mobility or a condition which substantially interferes with mobility may qualify for “Disabled” status.

* You are also considered a disabled driver if you: Use portable oxygen.
* Are legally blind.
* Have limited or no use of one or both legs.
* Are unable to walk 200 ft without stopping.
* Have a neuromuscular dysfunction that severely limits mobility.
* Have a Class 3 or Class 4 cardiac condition according to the standards laid down by the American Heart Association.
* Are severely limited in your ability t

Replace a Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated New York Driver's License or ID Card

New York Drivers License Replacement

In the event your NY driving license has been lost or stolen, you are required by the New York Department of Motor Vehicles to complete their replace license process. First of all, there is a huge risk associated with a lost drivers license in New York. If it were to fall into the wrong hands, the security of your identity could be in danger. Thus, you must act swiftly the moment the event occurs.

Beginner Drivers in New York

A resource for new drivers looking to receive their NY drivers license and start driving. DMV test info, licensing levels and more

Understanding traffic rules and safety standards is a step every driver must take. The point of getting a [[/ny/new-york/drivers-license | driver’s license]] is to prove you have gained this knowledge. The following information will outline this process.


The first thing that beginner drivers are required to do is get a [[/ny/new-york/learners-permits-for-beginner-drivers|learner’s permit]].

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Locations and Hours

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Telephone customer service representatives are available to provide general information from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except state holidays.