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 ORIGINAL OR CERTIFIED DOCUMENT from Category A in the name as it appears on your license. NO COPIES OR FAXES.


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

    All documents must be in English. 

Category A - One document is required from this category.

  • U.S. Passport or Passport Card that has been expired for less than 10 years.
  • 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 - Two documents are required from this category.

  • Original or certified copy of Marriage License. Please note:  On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that all States recognize same-sex marriage.  Same-sex marriage is recognized in the State of Georgia.
  • 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
  • Valid or expired Military Identification Card  and/or Military 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.

  • 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: 6/29/2015