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Pennsylvania DOT Resource Links & FAQs

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

Driver’s license and vehicle tasks are completed with the Department of Transportation. The official website for the PennDOT is:

Online Services at PennDOT

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

  • Duplicate registration.
  • Renew registration.
  • Renew driver’s license.
  • Change address.

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

Pennsylvania 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.

PennDOT Practice Tests

PennDOT Permit Practice Test

Road Signs & Traffic Signals Practice Test

Free PennDOT 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 Pennsylvania

Driver’s Education in Pennsylvania

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!

Pennsylvania Motorcycle License & CDL

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

Pennsylvania Motorcycle License Practice Tests & Application Requirements

Pennsylvania Motorcycle Written Exam Simulation

Free CDL Practice Tests & Guides

Pennsylvania 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.

Pennsylvania Car Registration & Title Information

Smog Check & Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Car Insurance Requirements

Vehicle History Reports

Free Bill of Sale Form

Pennsylvania License & Registration FAQs

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

You need proof of your identity, address, and Social Security Number.

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

You can renew online or in person.

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

You need to renew your license before it expires.

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

Yes, you’ll need to transfer your out-of-state license within 60 days.

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

You should receive it within a few weeks.

Can I get a copy of my Pennsylvania registration online?

Yes, you can.

How do I renew my car registration in Pennsylvania?

You can renew online, by mail, or in person.

Can I renew my car registration online in Pennsylvania?

Yes, you can renew online.

What happens if my Pennsylvania car registration is expired?

You may be charged a late fee.

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

You should receive them in the mail within a few weeks.

How much of my Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania?

Yes, you’ll need to do so within 20 days.

Pennsylvania DMV Office Locations & Appointments

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

Use the Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania DMV, 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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