Arizonans can now renew driver licenses on-line | Sedona.Biz
The contactless option allows older adults to make healthy choices
Phoenix az (Mar 1, 2021) – A standard Arizona driver’s license renewal and commercial driver’s license renewal can now be completed with a few clicks on one website.
With Governor Doug Ducey’s executive order to postpone the expiration date for standard driver’s licenses ends on February 28, the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Automobile Division is giving many Arizona citizens the opportunity to renew their license online. Until now, extensions could only be processed during an office visit.
“Most Arizona nationals with a standard driver’s license must renew their license when they turn 65 and every five years thereafter,” said ADOT Director John Halikowski. “During the pandemic, ADOT is keen to continue Governor Ducey’s efforts to help protect our most vulnerable people and we are pleased to offer a contactless extension option so people can continue to make healthy choices.”
An in-office visit is required to renew a standard Arizona driver’s license if an individual’s photo was taken more than 12 years prior to the renewal. Most Arizonans, however, can renew their driver’s license without visiting an MVD office. Driver’s license holders can log into their account at AZMVDNow.gov to see if they are eligible for online renewal.
To renew a CDL online at AZMVDNow.gov, a person’s address must remain the same, a valid primary document on file with MVD, and their current credentials must be in good condition. CDL holders with a Hazmat endorsement cannot renew their license online.
This new, streamlined extension option was largely made possible when MVD implemented a state-of-the-art computer operating system last spring. This change replaced an outdated system that contained items that were more than 35 years old and were no longer sustainable. The new system has enabled MVD to offer customers the option of doing most services online at AZMVDNow.gov, removing the need for many Arizonans to visit the MVD office.
“We have all seen a lot of changes in the last year, but this is something new that anyone can embrace,” said MVD director Eric Jorgensen. “The AZMVDNow.gov website offers customers more convenience and makes it easier for Arizonans to do their business with MVD. Adding driver license renewals to the long list of other services such as B. Renewal of registration, change of address and ordering a replacement driver’s license will help ensure that the Arizonans are out of line and safe on the road. “
With online renewal, a person’s official driver record is updated with the new expiration date in the MVD system when the application and payment are submitted electronically.
When it is time to renew a driver’s license, individuals can follow the steps below to renew it online.
- Go to AZMVDNow.gov and log into your account. If you need to activate your account – anyone with an Arizona drivers license has an account – follow these steps.
- After logging in, select Renew Now in the My Credentials section and follow the instructions.
- Wait approx. 15 days to process your new driver’s license and deliver it by post.