Welcome to Wisconsin!
You are considered a Wisconsin resident if any of these apply:
- Your principal residence is in this state
- You pay your income taxes here
- You are registered to vote here
Timeframes to apply for a WI driver license or ID after establishing residence:
- Within 60 days for a regular license
- Within 30 days for a Commercial Driver License (CDL)
Information on obtaining a driver license with an out-of-state license.
For more information visit our New Resident page.