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Kenton County Driver’s License has two convenient locations that can help you with your driver’s license needs:

Kenton Circuit Clerk’s Driver’s License Branches:

KENTON COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER:
230 Madison Ave. 2nd floor
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: (859) 292-6523 Option 6
Fax: (859) 292-6496
Hours: Monday – Friday 8AM – 4 PM
Payment Options  –  Cash, Check, Debit Card or Credit Card.
There is a $2 third-party fee for debit or credit card transactions.

INDEPENDENCE DRIVER’S LICENSE:

1655 Delaware Crossing – Independence, KY 41051

The Independence Driver’s License is located behind the old Kroger on the back side of the building.

Phone: (859) 356-5925
Fax: (859) 356-0942
Issuance and Renewal Hours (for testing hours see below):

Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4PM
Wednesday 8:00AM – 6 PM (No Testing  3:30-6 pm)
Saturday 9AM – 12PM (closed holiday weekends) No Testing

Payment Options  –  Cash, Check, Debit Card or Credit Card.
There is a $2 third-party fee for debit or credit card transactions.

TESTING HOURS (KENTUCKY STATE POLICE)

For regular or motorcycle permits:

Mon-Fri  8AM-11:45AM & 12:30-3:30PM

For CDL or Foreign Nationals:

Mon-Fri 8:00-11:00AM & 12:30-2:00PM

To schedule a road test call 1-844-253-5680

The Driver’s License Division of the Kenton County Circuit Court Clerk’s office is responsible for things such as license renewal, state IDs and permits. We strive to give the citizens of Kenton County a professional and friendly environment for all of your licensing and ID needs. We offer hours Monday – Friday and provide additional hours at the Independence branch that include Wednesdays until 6 PM and Saturdays from 9-12, excluding holiday weekends.