Drivers License Smart Restart

Driver License Smart Restart

We are following ND Smart Restart guidelines to ensure we are safely serving our customers.

As a reminder, driver’s licenses and motor vehicle tabs that were due for renewal March 1 or after are valid and don’t need to be renewed at this time, per our executive order that waived expiration dates until the end of this emergency.

Driver License services offered at this time by appointment only include:

  • Commercial Driver License (CDL) Knowledge and Road tests
  • H2-A (temporary Ag workers)
  • CDL renewal with HazMat
  • Regular Driver License (Class D) Knowledge and Road tests
  • Work permits (Temporary Restricted License)
  • License expired before March 1 (65+, regular renewals)
  • Out of state transfers
  • Motorcycle knowledge tests
  • ID cards for voting

The Federal Transportation Security Agency (TSA) has extended the deadline of REAL-ID until October 1, 2021. Appointments for REAL-ID only will not be accepted at this time.

Driver License Online Services

The NDDOT is open online and there are many services that can be completed electronically, and your driver license will be mailed to you.

Driver License Offices – Open by Appointment Only

  • Call toll-free 1-855-633-6835

North Dakota Health Hotline

  • 866.207.2880
  • Open 8 am - 10 pm (CDT)

Informational Links

NDDOT Smart Restart - CONVID 19