Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Renewal information

Driver license and ID cards

The Wisconsin DMV is issuing driver licenses and identification (ID) cards that meet new federal REAL ID application standards. While all Wisconsin licenses and ID cards are valid for federal uses for the next few years, at some point before your next renewal, a REAL ID license or ID card will be required for identification at airports and federal buildings. The cost to renew your existing license or ID card or get a REAL ID license or ID card will be the same.


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Last modified: January 14, 2013

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