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You must apply for a Georgia driver license within 30 days of becoming a Georgia resident. All Customer Service Centers can transfer an out-of-state license to a Georgia driver license. These Customer Service Centers in the Metro Atlanta area offer appointments to transfer your out of state license to Georgia: Atlanta, Decatur-South DeKalb Mall, North Cobb-Canton Rd in Marietta, Lithonia, Lawrenceville, and Locust Grove. View the current fee information.
Note: Knowledge (written) testing must begin at least 30 minutes before the center closes.
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All documents must be in English. Click here Translator List to locate an approved document translation company.
A person surrendering an out-of-state learner permit for a Georgia permit must meet all other licensing requirements (see Teen and New Drivers). Written tests may be taken at any Customer Service Center and test must begin at least 30 minutes before office close time. Please allow longer to process paperwork and issue permit.
Notes: The state of issuance may have different requirements for those under age 18 than the teen driving requirements in Georgia, for specific information. However, Georgia law requires that a teen hold a permit for one year and one day before being issued a driver license and time holding an out-of-state permit is counted.
Additional information for applicants New to Georgia can be found in the links below.
Commercial Driver License (CDL)
Regular Driver License/Permit/ID
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