Customers age 64 and older are required to take and successfully complete a vision screening at each renewal period. Department of defense that shows an honorable or general under honorable conditions status.
Dds commissioner rob mikell is pleased that the details were included at a special ceremony at the national infantry museum and soldier center in columbus.
How to get a veterans driver s license in ga. In order to qualify applicants must have honorable active duty in the armed forces or 20 years of national guard service. State driver license designation status description official information. To establish proof of service a veteran must visit one of the georgia department of veteran s services gdvs offices and present separation documentation dd 214 from the u s.
To establish proof of service a veteran must visit one of the alabama department of public safety s driver license examining offices and present a dd 214 form from the u s. For in state moves you have 60 days to change the address on your existing georgia license. If you live in a state that offers the military designation on state issued drivers licenses and id cards then you will need to bring a copy of your dd form 214 dd form 215 or other discharge paperwork along with any additional paperwork required by your state most states require a copy of your birth certificate social security card passport or some other form of identification.
Qualified veterans are eligible for a free driver s license. Georgians who are 18 and older may apply for a non commercial driver s license. Get your free license with the proper documentation through a process many georgia veterans are not taking advantage of.
For more information about gdvs services please call 404 656 2300 or visit us online at veterans georgia gov. A new enhancement at the georgia department of driver services dds that allows all military veterans to request a special license or identification card denoting their service was announced by governor nathan deal today. If you re moving from another state you must transfer your current license to a georgia driver s license within 30 days of.
In order to obtain a veteran s driver s license free or paid the applying veteran must take their dd form 214 and proof of residency to a gdvs veterans field service office for verification. To be eligible veterans must present their separation papers to any field office of the department of veterans service for review and certification. You must also have been a resident at the time of induction or for at least two years prior to application.
Georgia veterans are eligible for a military designation on their driver license and exemption from fees. Benefits available to georgia veterans are pursuant to the authority of the state constitution the official code of georgia annotated and the authority vested in the gdvs and other state government agencies. Gdvs will then issue a certificate of eligibility for veterans driver s license identification card.
Qualified veterans must submit an original certificate of eligibility ds 516 approved by the georgia department of veteran services.