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All offfices of the Kenton Circuit Clerk will be closed Monday December 25th and Tuesday December 26 for the Christmas Holiday and Friday December 29th and Monday January 1st for the New Years Holiday.  The Independence office will also be closed Saturday December 23rd and Saturday December 30th.   

We have been informed by the Kentucky State Police that they are now CLOSING for lunch from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm for written and motorcycle testing and from 11 am to 12:30 pm for CDL and Foreign testing.  Please make arrangements to test before or after these times!!

The Kenton Circuit Clerk has learned that the Kentucky Department of Transportation has stopped mailing out reminder notices to drivers who licenses are about to expire.  Be sure to check your license to ensure that you don’t miss your renewal deadline!

For information on the new Voluntary Travel ID Law click here.

The Circuit Clerk’s Office has been told by the Department of Transportation that effective October 1, 2017 they will no longer accept faxed medical informtion.  Please visit the myCDL portal for informaton on how to submit this information.

INDEPENDENCE DRIVER’S LICENSE 

The Independence Driver’s License is located behind the old Kroger on the back side of the building.
The address is 1655 Delaware Crossing – Independence, KY 41051.

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
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 Branch:
1655 Delaware Crossing
Independence, KY 41051

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
Saturday 9AM – 12PM (closed holiday weekends)

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) Mon-Fri / 8AM-3:30PM  (CLOSED for lunch from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm for written and motorcycle testing and from 11 am to 12:30 pm for CDL and Foreign testing)
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.