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All offices of the Kenton Circuit Clerk will be closed Monday July 5th in celebration of Independence Day.

The Kentucky Transportation office where REAL ID compliant licenses/ID’s are issued has moved! The new address is 6159 1st Financial Drive, Suite #200 Burlington, KY 41005 Phone 859-692-5834. Beginning in May 2023 you will need either a passport or REAL ID compliant license to fly domestically or enter restricted federal facilities, such as military bases. Within the year, ALL drivers license functions will be moving to this office.

All office of the Kenton Circuit Clerk are now open for license issuance for walk ins. We are no longer taking appointments. See below for information.

If your license has expired/will expire between February 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 and you do not have a CDL or change in address/name, you may renew by mail. Regardless, if you license is expired great than one year you must re-test. Click here for the form. All others will need to come in person.

  • Covington Office
  • Kenton County Administration Building
  • 1840 Simon Kenton Way 2nd floor
  • Covington, Kentucky 41011
  • 859-292-6579
  • Independence Office (behind Kroger)
  • 1655 Delaware Crossing
  • Independence, Kentucky 41051
  • 859-356-5925

Kentucky State Police continue to all drivers testing by appointment only at their facility adjacent to our Independence office. Visit their website www.kentuckystatepolice.org to make an appointment. You do not need a separate appointment with our office if you have an appointment with the State Police.