A renewal or extension of a license expires on the birth date of the licensee in the 5th year following the year the license was issued or the date of expiration of the applicant’s foreign visa or permit. The license may be renewed at any time within 6 months before the license expires. The vision test is required once every 10 years, and the DLD may require the applicant for renewal to take a written examination. Vision tests are required for every renewal by drivers age 65 and older.
Drivers may renew by mail or internet every other renewal if they have a good driving records.
Drivers will be contacted by the DLD approximately 90 days prior to the expiration of their driver’s license.
Military personnel, civilian employees of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Defense, and their immediate family members and dependents, who had a valid Utah license at the time of entry into the service may continue to use that license up to 90 days after discharge if stationed outside of Utah.