REAL ID Driver’s Licenses Now Offered in New
Pikeville Driver Licensing Regional Office
30 Locations Statewide
|The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has opened a NEW Driver Licensing Regional Office in your area!
Driver Licensing Regional Office
NEW Pikeville Office
126 Trivette Drive, Suite 201
Pikeville, KY 41501
Open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern.
Kentuckians can visit the new office for a full array of driver licensing services, regardless of their county of residence. Services include issuance, renewal or updating of driver licenses, learner permits, commercial driver licenses (CDL) and identification cards. Credentials are available in either standard-issue form or as a REAL ID. Customers also have the option of a four-year or eight-year credential.
All forms of payment are accepted at all regional offices. Kentuckians who require driver testing (primarily first-time cardholders), must successfully do so with the Kentucky State Police before applying at a licensing office.
Other Driver Licensing Regional Offices are in Bowling Green, Burlington, Catlettsburg, Columbia, Covington, Danville, Elizabethtown, Frankfort, Henderson, Hopkinsville, Independence, Jackson, Lexington, London, Louisville/Bowman Field, Louisville/Dixie Highway, Louisville/Hurstbourne, Louisville/Nia Center, Madisonville, Manchester, Maysville, Mayfield, Morehead, Owensboro, Paducah, Pineville, Prestonsburg, Richmond and Somerset. More offices are planned to open soon.
To schedule an appointment at a regional office, visit drive.ky.gov. Walk-in customers will be served on a first-come, first-served basis at most locations. At most locations, walk-in customers will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests are encouraged to visit this page to check the status of walk-in services before visiting an office.
SKIP A TRIP, RENEW FROM HOME
More than 180,000 Kentuckians have skipped a trip to a licensing office and renewed their driving credential online! A Kentucky driver’s license, motorcycle license or combination driver/motorcycle license can be renewed online or by mail up to six months before it expires. In addition to license renewals, replacements for lost or stolen cards, as well as address changes, can be made by mail.
Those wanting a REAL ID, CDL, or who want to upgrade a four-year license to eight years must visit an office. Click the button below to learn more about the services offered through each renewal method: in-person, online, by mail.
REAL IDs will be the only license version accepted at airport security checkpoints for domestic flights or for entry into military bases and select federal buildings once REAL ID enforcement starts May 3, 2023. REAL ID cards feature a star in the top right corner.
Kentucky State Police administers all permit, driver and commercial driver license testing for the commonwealth. Testing services are offered Monday through Friday by appointment only. Applicants who require testing by KSP for a permit, driver license or commercial driver license may make an appointment with KSP online by visiting their website, selecting written or road testing and then locating the schedule associated with their county of residence. No additional appointment at a KYTC Driver Licensing Regional Office is necessary.