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Driver's License

The following topics are covered in this section:

Hours of Operation

Renew your license 30 days before or 60 days after your birthday. If your license has been expired for over one year, full testing (computer and skills) will be required.

License/ID Services | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Computer Test | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (test must be started by 4 p.m.)
Skills Driving Test | by appointment only, please call 641-792-7731
Motorcycle Skills Test | by appointment only, please call 641-792-7731

  • Skills tests can be scheduled after passing the computer exam
  • No CDL skills testing in Jasper County. You may Contact a state DOT station to find a motorcycle or CDL testing location.

Services & Testing

Under 18: Permits, School License, Intermediate

Renewals

Issuance 

Drive Testing

Duplicate/Replacement Cards

Identification Cards

Commercial Drivers Licence (CDL)

REAL ID Requirements

  • Enforcement at airports/federal buildings begins on: May 2025
  • Typical documents needed (you will need all three):
    • Identity
      • Birth certificate, valid US passport, I-551 Resident Card, I-776 Employment Card
    • Social security
      • Card or 1099/W-2 with full number listed on document
    • Residency
      • Two pieces of mail or two documents with your name and address appearing together.
    • You may also need proof of legal name change, if applicable
  • $10 if not at renewal time

*Once you provide your identity documents to obtain the Gold Star/REAL ID, you do not need to provide these documents in the future.

Iowa DOT REAL ID Info    View REAL ID flyer


Address Change

If you are an Iowa resident and have moved to a new residence, the cost to update the address shown on your drivers license or identification card is $10.

If you have moved to Iowa from another state or country, please see the section "New to Iowa" for more information about the requirements to be issued in Iowa. You can also inquire more with the Iowa DOT website for more information.


New to Iowa?

Learn how to get an Iowa driver's license:

  • If you have the REAL ID in the state you’re moving from, you will need to bring:
    • Proof of identity (passport, birth certificate, INS documents)
    • Proof of social security (social security card, anything listing your full social security number or social security number affidavit for driver's license or identification card services)
    • Proof of residency x 2 (2 pieces of mail)
       
  • If you do not have the REAL ID on your out of-state-license, you will need to bring:
    • Proof of identity (passport, birth certificate, INS documents)
    • Proof of social security (social security card, anything listing your full social security number or social security number affidavit for driver's license or identification card services
    • Proof of residency x 2 (2 pieces of mail)
    • If your legal name has changed, you will need to bring in your certified legal name change documents (i.e. certified marriage certificate, divorce decree, etc.).

Iowa Department of Transportation

For questions regarding your drivers license or driving record information, please call the Iowa DOT at (515) 244-8725. You also have the option to go to the Iowa DOT website to chat or email.


Certified Driving Records

To obtain a copy of your certified driving record, please visit the Iowa DOT website.


Concerned about a loved one's safety while driving?

Please check out the Iowa DOT's resources on aging and safe driving.

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