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Kansas driver’s license
Non-resident Active Duty Personnel in Kansas
If you are active duty military on assignment in Kansas, you and your dependants are not required to change your driver’s licenses or motor vehicle registrations over to Kansas and away from your home of record. As long as you are on active duty, you will not be considered Kansas residents in matters related to motor vehicle driver’s licenses or vehicle registrations.
Kansas Resident Active Duty Military Personnel
If you are a resident of Kansas and are on active duty in the military outside of Kansas, you may renew your driver’s license by mail. Download the Kansas Renewal, Extension or Replacement form, complete the applicable entries and send it, along with a check in the amount of $18 and a copy of your military ID card to: Kansas DMV, P.O. Box 2188Topeka, KS 66612.
Driver’s License Renewals, Kansas Resident Military Dependents
If you are the dependent of an active duty member of the military, and need to renew your Kansas driver’s license while stationed out of state, you will need to download and print the Kansas Renewal, Extension or Replacement form, complete the applicable sections, and mail it, along with a copy of your military dependant ID card to: Kansas DMV, P.O. Box 2188 Topeka, KS 66612. You will then receive a driver’s license renewal packet in the mail.
Motor Vehicle Registrations, Kansas Resident Active Duty and Dependants
If you are stationed outside of Kansas and need to renew your vehicle’s registration, you may either renew online or by using a touch-tone telephone by calling Call 1-866-4KS-TAGS (457-8247).
You are not required to pay the property tax on a vehicle registration as long as the active duty member’s name is listed on the title.
Specialty License Plates for Military
Kansas has a number of specialty license plates for active and retired military personnel. Here is a list of the plates currently available:
- Purple Heart
- Congressional Medal of Honor
- Disabled Veterans
- Prisoner of War
- Kansas National Guard
- Pearl Harbor
If you would like to order special military license plates for your vehicle, visit the Kansas County Treasurer’s Association website for further information.