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Mississippi DPS/DOR Resource Links & FAQs

Here you’ll find everything you need to prepare for your tests and tasks with the Mississippi DPS/DOR.

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Department of Public Safety and Department of Revenue. The official website for the Mississippi DPS/DOR is:

Online Services at the Mississippi DPS/DOR

If you can avoid a trip to your local DPS/DOR office, you’re in luck. The Mississippi DPS/DOR offers the following services online:

  • Renew or replace your driver’s license.
  • Change your address.
  • Renew your vehicle registration (in many counties).

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

Mississippi 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.

Mississippi DPS Practice Tests

Mississippi DPS Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free Mississippi DPS 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 Mississippi

Driver’s Education in Mississippi

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!

Mississippi Motorcycle License & CDL

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

Mississippi Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Mississippi Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Mississippi 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.

Mississippi Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Mississippi License & Registration FAQs

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

You’ll need proof of your name and age, proof of your residency in Mississippi, and proof of your Social Security Number.

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

You can renew online or in person.

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

You have up to 1 year to renew an expired license without having to take your tests, but you will be charged a late fee.

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

Yes, you’ll need to visit a driver’s license office to transfer your out-of-state license.

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

You should receive your license in a few weeks.

Can I get a copy of my Mississippi registration online?

You’ll need to contact your local tag office.

How do I renew my car registration in Mississippi?

Depending on the county where you live, you can renew online, by mail, or in person.

Can I renew my car registration online in Mississippi?

In some counties, yes.

What happens if my Mississippi car registration is expired?

You will be charged a late fee.

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

Updated registration documents should arrive within a few weeks.

How much of my Mississippi 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 Mississippi?

Yes, you’ll have 30 days to do so.

Mississippi DPS/DOR Office Locations & Appointments

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do to avoid a trip to the DPS/DOR.

Use the Misssissippi 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 Mississippi DPS/DOR, 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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