Can I renew my driver’s license online in Iowa?

My driver’s license is expiring in a couple of months and this will be my first time renewing it. I’d really love to streamline the process which is why I’m wondering, is it possible to renew my driver’s license online in Iowa?

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Answer provided by
Mary Cahill
Answered on May 02, 2022
Any time a trip to the DMV can be avoided we’ll take it! You can renew your driver’s license online in Iowa as long as you meet the state’s eligibility requirements. Let’s take a look at what those requirements include.
You can renew online if you:
  • Are between the ages of 18 and 70.
  • Are a resident of Iowa and a US citizen.
  • Have a valid driver’s license that is in good standing.
  • Have a license that’s expiring within the next 180 days and hasn’t been expired for more than one year.
  • Renewed your driver’s license in person during the previous renewal period.
  • Do not have any changes to report—such as name, gender, or restrictions.
  • Do not have restrictions on your license.
  • Require a REAL ID or veteran status added to your license.
Once you renew your license online you should expect to receive it by mail within 21 days.
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