Some states may require your license status to be valid in all states before you can receive a license.
If you are applying for a license in another state and you need to reinstate your Wisconsin privilege, click the button bellow to check requirements and reinstate online (if eligible).
Check your requirements and reinstate online
If you have met all your requirements and are still not able to reinstate online, you may reinstate by mail or in-person at a DMV service center.
To reinstate by mail include your:
- Full name
- Date of birth
- Current address
- Wisconsin driver license number or last four numbers of your Social Security number if your Wisconsin driver license number is unknown
- Proof of your out-of-state license (i.e. photocopy of your license, driver license number) or a letter from the out-of- state agency indicating you are attempting to apply for a license
Reinstatement fee (check or money order) payable to
Registration Fee Trust
Mail required information and payment to:
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
DMV Communication Center
P.O. Box 7983
Madison, WI 53707-7983
Once received by mail, your reinstatement will be processed within two business days. You can confirm that your Wisconsin driving privilege is valid by
checking your driving privilege status online.
To reinstate in-person:
application online and make an appointment for your visit.
If you visit a DMV customer service center without an appointment, you will need to complete a Wisconsin Driver License Application MV3001 to reinstate.
Please plan to arrive at least 90 minutes before the center is scheduled to close. You will be required to pay the