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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date by 19 months, from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023, due to circumstances resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Transferring a Driver License from Another State (Over the Age of 18)

A Driver License from another state can be transferred to Oklahoma without having to take a written or drive test. If the applicants driving record meets the standards set by the Department of Public Safety and surrenders either of the following:

  • A valid unexpired driver license issued by any state for the same type or types of vehicles, or
  • An expired driver license that:
    • Is not expired more than six (6) months past the expiration date listed on the driver license.
    • Is not a Class A, B or C commercial driver license or commercial driver license permit.

Applicant must appear before a Driver License Examiner and furnish both primary and secondary documentary proofs of identity, proof of full legal name and birth date, and proof of legal presence in the United States.

The applicant must bring in the following:

  1. Primary ID — usually a state-certified birth certificate. Click here for a complete list of acceptable primary identification documents.
  2. Applicant will bring the Out of State License.
  3. Social Security Number.
  4. If the last name to be entered on the Oklahoma License is different from the name on the Primary ID, the applicant must bring in any documents showing a legal name change: Such as Marriage, Adoption, Divorce etc. These documents should connect all of the last names from the birth certificate to the current last name. Read more »

Once the Examiner has accepted the documents and processed the applicant a Vision test will be given. If you pass the vision test, a form will be issued to the applicant. The applicant will take this form along with their identification documents and Out of State license to a tag agency. There they will pay the fee and the license will be printed.

Last Modified on Jan 15, 2021