How to Replace a Lost Indiana Driver’s License

You can replace a lost Indiana driver’s license online or in person at the BMV. You’ll have to pay a $9 fee.
Written by Jason Tushinski
If you lose your
driver’s license, you can get a replacement either online or in person with payment of a $9 duplicate license fee. If you’re replacing it online, be sure to create an online account with
  • If you’ve lost your Indiana driver’s license, you can replace it online or by visiting the DMV.
  • A $9 license replacement fee will apply.
  • Replacing your lost Indiana driver’s license as soon as possible will help you avoid costly penalties.

How to replace a lost driver’s license online in Indiana

Replacing a driver’s license or
learner’s permit
either in person or online is a straightforward process, and thank heavens for that—you can be in serious legal trouble if you're caught
driving without a license
To replace your lost
Indiana driver’s license
online: You’ll have to create a
account if you don't already have one. Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Your driver’s license number
  • The last 4 digits of your Social Security Number
  • Your legal ZIP code
You’ll need to meet the following conditions to replace your license online:
  • Valid driver’s license
  • U.S. citizen
  • No Restriction J or a Restriction 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 on your driving record
  • Photo on file

Replacing a lost Indiana license in person

If any of the following conditions apply, you may need to replace your lost or stolen Indiana driver’s license at your
local BMV office
  • Your residential address, zip code, or township has changed
  • You changed the information on your driver’s license (such as a name change) with the BMV after receiving your last card
  • You need to change the address on your driver’s license
If you’re going to get a replacement driver’s license in person, remember: Only originals of the required documents will be accepted when proving your identity and
Indiana residency
, including for your legal name, date of birth, and Social Security Number. Examples of original documents for proof of identity include a Social Security Card or birth certificate.
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What if you lose your Indiana license out of state?

If you lose your Indiana driver’s license while you’re out of state, you can get a temporary 30-day replacement by filling out the
request form
Once completed, you’ll need to mail the form to the following address:
Credential Management
100 N. Senate Avenue, Rm N414
Indianapolis, IN 46204
If you recently renewed your license online: You may be able to print an interim license from your myBMV account. 
If you are out of Indiana due to being a member of the military: Your license remains valid for 90 days following discharge. You may also be eligible to renew or get a license replacement online.
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