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Louisiana OMV Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Louisiana OMV.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Office of Motor Vehicles. The official website for the Louisiana OMV is:

Online Services at the Louisiana OMV

If you can avoid a trip to your local DMV office, you’re in luck. The Louisiana OMV offers the following services online:

  • Renew vehicle registration.
  • Renew driver’s license.
  • Replace registration.

Visit to set up an online account and complete your driver’s license and vehicle tasks online.

Louisiana Driver’s Licenses & Learner’s Permits is designed to help you prepare for and pass your DMV written tests – all for free!

We want you to focus on studying and being a safe driver. We don’t think you should pay extra for this.

Louisiana OMV Practice Tests

Louisiana OMV Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Louisiana OMV Cheat Sheets & Study Guides (Including Free PDF Print-Outs)

We also provide overviews of the steps you’ll need to take at the DMV, so you can be better prepared and know what to expect when it comes time to make a visit to your local office or complete a task online or through the mail. You’ll also find tips and guides designed to help make you the most knowledgeable driver and vehicle owner as possible.

How to Get a Driver’s License in Louisiana

Driver’s Education in Louisiana

REAL ID Identification Requirements at the DMV

Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants

Driving Safety Topics: Distracted Driving, Defensive Driving, DUI, Seat Belt Laws, and More!

Louisiana Motorcycle License & CDL

Are you interested in obtaining other types of driver’s licenses and endorsements in Louisiana? has you covered!

Louisiana Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Louisiana Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Louisiana Car Registration & Title

After you get your driver’s license, you’re going to need something to drive, right? We’ve got the information you’ll need to get started.

Louisiana Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Louisiana License & Registration FAQs

What documents do I need to get a Louisiana driver’s license?

You’ll need to bring the following to the OMV: proof of identity (name and age), proof of residential address in Louisiana, and proof of Social Security Number.

How do I renew my driver’s license in Louisiana?

You can renew online or in person.

How long do I have to renew my Louisiana driver’s license after it expires?

There is a 10 day grace period to renew your driver’s license. After that, you’ll be charged a late fee.

Do I need a new driver’s license when I move to Louisiana?

Yes, you’ll need to transfer your out-of-state driver’s license within 30 days.

When will I receive my Louisiana driver’s license after renewing or replacing it?

You should receive your updated license within a few weeks.

Can I get a copy of my Louisiana registration online?

Yes, you can order a duplicate online.

How do I renew my car registration in Louisiana?

You can renew online, in person, or by mail. Please refer to your renewal notice.

Can I renew my car registration online in Louisiana?

Yes, you can renew online if it is indicated on your renewal notice.

What happens if my Louisiana car registration is expired?

You may be charged a late fee.

When will I receive my Louisiana car registration and license plate stickers/tabs after I renew or replace them?

You should receive your updated registration and stickers within a few weeks.

How much of my Louisiana car registration is tax deductible?

You can deduct your car registration fees from your federal income taxes if a portion of your registration is based on the vehicle’s value. Refer to your registration documents for details.

Do I need to register my vehicle when moving to Louisiana?

Yes, you’ll need to do so within 30 days.

Louisiana OMV Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DMV.

Use the Louisiana office finder to locate DMVs near you:

Here you’ll be able to find:

  • Addresses and directions.
  • DMV Office Hours.
  • Holiday and Weekend Schedules.
  • Acceptable forms of payment.
  • Current wait times, if available.

Remember, if you do have to visit the Louisiana OMV, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment. This can help reduce the time you’ll need to spend there.

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