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Georgia's Motor Vehicle Services is part of the Department of Revenue. Motor Vehicle Services is responsible for vehicle registration, titling, and other vehicle services. The Georgia Department of Driver Services is the state agency in charge of issuing and renewing driver's licenses and state identification cards.
To apply for a title, request a plate, or transfer a plate to Georgia, you can visit your nearest County Tag Office. This office also registers vehicles. In addition to vehicle titles and registration, Motor Vehicle Services handles services related to dealers, commercial vehicles, and insurance. If you operate a motor vehicle in Georgia, you are required to carry liability insurance. This information must be in the Georgia Electronic Information System; paper copies are no longer accepted.
You can apply for a new driver license, renew a license, or request a state-issued identification card at a Customer Service Center of the Department of Driver Services. You can also take exams, including CDL and motorcycle knowledge exams, take a road test, request reinstatement, or obtain a driving history report at this office.
Drivers who are at least 16 years old can apply for a provisional Class D license. To qualify for this license, you must have had an instructional permit for at least one year with no major violations, a minimum of 40 hours of supervised driving (including 6 night hours), satisfy the state's Joshua Law requirements, pass the vision and road skills tests, and get a parent, guardian, or another responsible adult to sign the license application. Applicants over the age of 18 must pass the vision, knowledge, and road skills tests. Additionally, anyone applying for a license or ID card must bring in proof of their identification, residency, and Social Security Number, and pay a fee for the license.