More than 100,000 customers have taken advantage of the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ two-year renewal option for driver’s licenses and ID cards.
Prior to implementation of this new service in September, these customers would have had to make an appointment to visit DMV in person to renew their credential, according to a news release from the state agency.
This new service option postpones the requirement for eligible customers to visit a DMV customer service center until it is time for their next renewal, and allows customers to renew online or through the mail to receive a driver’s license or ID card valid for two years. When the two-year credential expires, customers will visit DMV to renew and obtain a standard five-year or eight-year credential and have a new photograph taken.
The option is available to most customers who renewed online or by mail last time and those who are age 75 and over.
Instituted due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, this new ser...
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