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The Department of Driver Services (DDS) helps you obtain, renew, or replace learner’s permits, ID cards, and licenses.
Georgians who are 18 and older may apply for a non-commercial driver’s license.
You must renew your driver’s license every 8 years.
For in-state moves, you have 60 days to change the address on your existing Georgia license.
If you're moving from another state, you must transfer your current license to a Georgia driver's license within 30 days of moving.
A learner’s permit is for Georgia teens preparing to get their full driver’s license.
Once you meet certain requirements, you can apply for a provisional driver’s license at age 16.