What is the Virginia Driver License Renewal form?
Form DL 1P or the Virginia Driver License Renewal form is a form by Virginia’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) that residents of Virginia use to renew their driver’s license, learner’s permit, state identification card, hearing impaired ID card, or emancipated minor ID card.
Residents of Virginia who have an existing driver’s license can use the Virginia Driver License Renewal form to renew their licenses.
How to fill out the Virginia Driver’s License Renewal form?
Enter all the required information correctly, as any incorrect information may cause problems with your data in the system or driver’s license.
Information for the Department of Elections
You can complete this section; however, it is not required for you to do so when applying for the renewal of your driver’s license.
Check the Yes box if you are a citizen of the United States of America. Otherwise, check No.
Check the Yes box if you want to apply to register to vote or change your voter registration. Otherwise, check No.
Information for the Virginia Transplant Council
You can complete this section; however, the same with the above section, it is not required for you to do so when applying for the renewal of your driver’s license.
Check the Yes box if you would like to become an organ, eye, and tissue donor.
In this section, you will have to determine your reason for filling out the Virginia Driver’s Renewal form by checking one of the boxes:
- Driver’s License
- Learner’s Permit and Driver’s License
- Driver’s License with Motorcycle
- Motorcycle Only License
- Motorcycle Learner’s Permit
- Driver’s License with School Bus Endorsement
- Driver’s License Testing Testing for Foreign Diplomats
- Identification (ID) Card
- Hearing Impaired ID Card
- Emancipated Minor ID Card
For the Motorcycle Classification segment, mark the box of the items that apply:
- Maintaining current Virginia Motorcycle Classification
- Add, Upgrade or Transfer Motorcycle Classification or obtain Motorcycle Only License.
- M 2 (2 wheels)
- M 3 (3 wheels)
- M (both 2 and 3 weeks)
For the Replacement License or Identification Card segment, mark the “I am surrendering current license or ID card” if you have it with you. On the other hand, mark the box of one of the following items to identify the reason why you cannot surrender your current license or ID card:
Another segment asks if you currently have or ever had a license, ID card, or learner’s permit from another state, U.S. territory, or foreign country. Mark the Yes box if the statement if you have or ever had; otherwise, mark No. If yes, provide the License/ID Card Number, Issue Date in the mm/dd/yyyy format, Expiration Date in the mm/dd/yyyy format, and State or Country.
In this section, you will be asked to place the information required for the renewal of a license.
First, indicate your full legal name following the format of (last, first, middle, then suffix). In the box next to it, indicate your social security number (SSN). If you have not yet been issued an SSN, please indicate so by checking the box next to the space asking for it.
In the line below, place your date of birth following the MM/DD/YYYY format. You will then be asked if you wish to indicate your phone number, but take note that doing so is optional. You will then be asked to indicate whether you are male or female by checking the corresponding box. Following this, you will be asked to write down your weight in lbs., height in ft. and in., eye color, and hair color.
In the following line, place your current street address, followed by your apartment number, city, state, and zip code.
In the line below, if you changed your name previously, indicate your former legal name. Next to this, indicate your name of city or county of residence.
Next, if different from your residential address, indicate your current mailing address, apartment number, city, state, and zip code.
You will then be asked a series of “Yes or No” questions. Simply shade the box corresponding to your answer to the following questions:
- Do you wear glasses or contact lenses to operate a motor vehicle?
- Do you have a physical or mental condition that requires that you take medication?
- Have you ever had a seizure, blackout, or loss of consciousness?
- Do you have a physical condition that requires you to use special equipment while driving?
- Have you been convicted within the past ten years within the state or elsewhere of any offense resulting from your operation of, or involving, a motor vehicle? (Do not include parking tickets.
- Has your license or privilege to drive ever been suspended, revoked, or disqualified in this state or elsewhere, or is it currently suspended, revoked, or disqualified?
Note that if you answered “Yes” to any of the questions above, you will be asked to provide a brief explanation.
In the segment next to this, you will be asked to indicate whether any of the following applies to you:
- Are currently an insulin-dependent diabetic
- Has a speech impairment
- Has a hearing impairment (license only)
- Has an intellectual disability
- Has autism spectrum disorder
Note that if you do have any of these, as previously mentioned, you will need to submit a physician’s statement.
Parent/Legal Guardian License Consent
If you are under the age of 18, you will need the permission of your parental figure or legal guardian. If they consent to your acquisition of a license, permit, or ID card, then they will need to check the boxes authorizing the issuance of either a learner’s permit/driver’s license or ID card.
They will also be asked to write their name in print, affix their signature, and indicate the date of signing in the MM/DD/YYYY format.
Additionally, you will be asked if you have ever been found to be not innocent of any offense in a Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in this or any other state and to indicate so by checking the corresponding “Yes or No” box.
If you answered “Yes”, you will require court consent from a judge as they indicate whether in their opinion your request for a learner’s permit or license should be granted or not. They will be asked to indicate any remarks, their name, signature, and date of signing in the MM/DD/YY format.
If you are a male under the age of 26, you will be asked to check one of the following boxes. Failure to do so will result in a denial of your application.
- I am already registered with Selective Service
- I am a non-immigrant alien in the U.S. and not required to register
- I authorize the DMV to forward to the Selective Service System personal information necessary to register me with Selective Service.
Note that by signing this, you are giving consent to being registered with Selective Service, if required by federal law. If you are under the age of 18, an appropriate adult must complete and sign below authorizing the DMV to send the information to Selective Service which will be used to register the applicant when you are 18 years old. The adult must check the corresponding box and affix their signature.
You will be asked to indicate whether or not you want to add or keep the veteran indicator on your license / ID card. If you wish to have a veteran indication, you will be required to complete Form DL 11, or the Virginia Veteran Military Service Certification form and provide proof that you are a military veteran.
At the very end of this form, you will be asked to place your name, signature, and date of signing in the MM/DD/YYYY format to verify all the information that you have placed within this form.
Once completed, you have officially filled out the Virginia Driver’s License Renewal Form.