Mississippi extends expiration dates for driver’s licenses, other state credentials

Published 1:30 pm Friday, April 24, 2020

Worried that your driver’s license is about to expire with no way to get a replacement? Fear not.

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety announced expiration date extensions for all valid driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, intermediate licenses, firearm permits, security guard permits, and ID cards set to expire between March 14 and June 30. The expiration date for those credential will instead expire on August 3, 2020.

The department said online services remain available for renewal and duplicate driver’s licenses, ID cards and address changes. Changes can be made from any computer, tablet, or mobile phone at www.dps.ms.gov and www.driverservicebureau.dps.ms.gov.

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, Mississippi driver license stations remain closed to the public except for the state’s nine Mississippi Highway Patrol District Troop Stations until further notice.

The MHP District Troop Stations will only provide the following services:
• Sex offender registry transactions
• All Commercial Driver License (CDL) transactions

The Driver Service Bureau will adhere to social distancing with the 10-person maximum recommendation at any location which will include staff members.