Lost or Stolen License or ID Card

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 You may replace a lost or stolen license or ID card, or permit at any Customer Service Center for $5.00. To obtain a replacement, you must bring either:

  • One document from Category A in the name as it appears on your license

OR

  • Two documents from Category B in the name as it appears on your driver’s license. 

    All documents must be in English.  View the Translator List to locate an approved document translation company.

Category A - ORIGINAL OR CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS ONLY. NO COPIES OR FAXES. If Category A document is not in current license name, you will need to present one additional Category B document in the current license name.

  • Valid, unexpired U.S. Passport
  • Certified copy of a birth certificate filed with the State Office of Vital Statistics or equivalent agency in the customer’s state of birth (hospital certificates are not acceptable)
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad (Form FS-240, DS-1350 or FS 545)
  • Valid, unexpired Permanent Resident Card (form I-551)
  • Valid, unexpired Employment Authorization Document (EAD), Form I-766 or Form I-688B
  • Valid, unexpired Foreign Passport with a valid unexpired U.S. visa affixed accompanied by the approved I-94 form documenting the applicant’s most recent admittance into the United States
  • Certificate of Naturalization (Form N-550 or N-570)
  • Certificate of Citizenship (Form N-560 or N-561)

Category B - ORIGINAL OR CERTIFIED DOCUMENTS ONLY. NO COPIES OR FAXES.

  • Certified Copy of Marriage License. Please note: Georgia law prohibits state agencies from accepting same sex marriage licenses for any purpose.
  • Original Social Security Card
  • Previous Year Income Tax Return
  • Current Auto, Home, Life or Health Insurance Policy (Cards Not Accepted)
  • Current Automobile Registration Receipt
  • Voter Registration Card
  • Military Identification Card or Orders

DDS can change a driver's license or ID number under the following circumstances only:

  • The current license number is the applicant's social security number.

    OR
     
  • The applicant's driver's license and/or identification card has been stolen (the applicant must present to DDS a police report stating the license was stolen.)
Last Updated On: 11/20/2013

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