The Mississippi Department of Public Safety will re-open all permanent driver’s license stations Monday with limited services in adherence to recommended social distancing guidelines.
In South Mississippi, those stations are located in Biloxi, Gautier, Kiln and Picayune.
Customers are strongly encouraged to wear masks inside the driver’s license stations. The following services will be available at permanent driver’s license stations:
- CDL Transactions
- Out of State Transfers
- New Credentials
- New Identification Card Credentials
- Security Guard Permits (Wed Only)
- Sex Offender Registration
- Students (Permit Tests)
- Non-U.S. Citizens
- Ignition-Interlock Restricted Licenses
Renewal and duplicate driver licenses, ID cards, and address changes will NOT be available at driver’s license stations until further notice.
These services are available online from any computer, tablet, or mobile phone at www.dps.ms.gov and the Driver Service Bureau link.
Customers will be required to visit stations on days of the week according to the first letter of their last name, except for “Walk-In Wednesdays.” The daily schedule is as follows:
- Monday A-E
- Tuesday F-L
- Walk-In Wednesday
- Thursday M-S
- Friday T-Z
Due to COVID-19, all road tests for drivers under the age of 18 must include an affidavit completed by parent or guardian certifying 50 hours of supervised driving time will be required.
The affidavit will be available on the DPS website.
For a complete listing of all permanent driver license stations along with additional information concerning reopening, please visit www.dps.ms.gov.