REINSTATEMENT

We no long take cash for reinstatement fees.  You must may pay your $40 fee at the Department of Transportation Field Office in Florence (they do not take cash), online at https://dlr.ky.gov/DLR_Web/  or we are able to help you process the on-line payment with credit/debit card only.  All requirements as a result of the suspension must be fulfilled before the driver can be issued a new license. If your license has been suspended for over a year you will also require a three step testing process to be issued a new license.

COST:  $40

What do I need to bring?

Your suspended driver’s license

What if I no longer have my license?

You will have to confirm your identity with ONE of the following documents to be issued a new license (we cannot accept anything laminated or photocopied):

  • Birth Certificate (Original or State Certified with the raised embossed seal)

or

  • Social Security Card (Not Laminated)

or

  • Passport

or

  • Any OFFICIAL United States or State of Kentucky document with your full name and social security number visible (ex. W2, military documentation)

 

Step 1 – Apply for the reinstatement at the Independence branch (or Covington if no testing is required).

Step 2 – Pass the written test administered at the testing facility in Independence on 1655 Delaware Crossing.

Step 3 – Pay for your new license. (SEPARATE FEE BASED ON LICENSE TYPE – RENEWAL OR DUPLICATE)

Kenton County Driver’s License Branches:

Independence Branch:
1655 Delaware Crossing
Independence, KY 41051

Phone: (859) 356-5925
Fax: (859) 356-0942
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (testing closed 11:45-12:30PM and testing ends at 3:30 PM)
First Saturday of every month (2nd Saturday if Holiday weekend) 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (No Testing)
Payment Options  –  Cash, Check, Debit Card or Credit Card.
There is an additional third-party fee for debit or credit card transactions.

State Police Testing Center
1655 Delaware Crossing
Independence, KY 41051
Phone: (844) 253-5680
Hours: Monday – Friday 8AM – 3:30 PM (Closed 11:45-12:30PM)

Kenton County Building: (IF TESTING IS NOT REQUIRED)
1840 Simon Kenton Way Suite 2500 South Building
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: (859) 292-6579
Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Payment Options  –  Cash, Check, Debit Card or Credit Card.
There is an additional third-party fee for debit or credit card transactions.