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Information current as of May 22, 2013.
Driver's License

Public Safety & Corrections, Office of Motor Vehicles

Every person who operates a motor vehicle which is designed as being in either Class A, B, C, D, or E , before driving or operating any such motor vehicle on any public street, road, or highway of this State, shall secure from the Department an appropriately classified driver's license with all necessary endorsements.

There shall be three general types of driver's licenses: the "Personal Vehicle Driver's License" (Class E); the "Chauffeurs Driver's License" (Class D); and the "Commercial Driver's License" (Classes A, B, and C).

The Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) provides several Frequently Asked Questions on their website detailing the requirements that must be met in order to obtain a driver's license in Louisiana.

The OMV provides many documents, including application materials, online.

You may also be able to renew an existing driver's license online. Visit the Office of Motor Vehicles website to find out more.

Contact Information
Office of Motor Vehicles Help Line
( 225 ) 925 - 6146
Office of Motor Vehicles
Physical Address
7979 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 64886
Baton Rouge, LA 70896
Primary Phone Number: ( 225 ) 925 - 6146
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed