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Driver Licensing > Apply for a Driver License > Transfer a License from Another State

If you move to New Hampshire and you have a driver license from another state, you must get a New Hampshire driver license within 60 days of establishing residency in New Hampshire.

If you are a United States citizen and at least 18 years old, you can transfer an out-of-state license to a New Hampshire license without taking a written or road test by going to any DMV office with the below information. If you are not a United States citizen, please review the Requirements for Non-US Citizens.

  1. Your current, valid out-of-state driver license.
  2. A second form of identification from the list of Required Documentation Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
  3. Proof of New Hampshire residency from the list of Required Documentation Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol. Proof of residency cannot be older than 60 days.
  4. An application for a Driver License Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.

You must pass a vision test to qualify for a license. Once you have met all the requirements, you will pay your license fee and have your picture taken. The DMV will give you a 60-day, temporary paper license. Your permanent driver license will be mailed to your New Hampshire mailing address within 60 days. If you are under 21 years old, you will be issued a Youth Operator license which will expire on your 21st birthday.

Verification of Out of State License

If your out-of-state license has been lost or stolen, you must provide written verification that you have a valid driver license from another state. The DMV will not issue you a driver license until we have written proof that your driver license is current, valid and not presently under suspension. You can obtain verification of your license by asking the state where you last held a license to complete a Verification of Out of State License Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol form. You also must provide two (2) forms of identification from the list of Required Documentation Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol.

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