Driver's license/ID

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COVID-19 – Read below to determine the best way to receive services during this time.

Driver’s license and ID services customers may have a variety of options to receive services. Use our service selector to find out your options. Please note that if you must come into an Iowa DOT-operated service center you will need to make an appointment. Walk-in customers will not be served.

Please note: Face masks are expected during visits to the service centers.


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River Place station

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Polk County River Place (formerly Oliver Plaza)
2339 Euclid Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa  50310

This is a renewal/replacement only station. If you have your driver's license or identification card in your possession, you may renew at this station. If you are applying for a duplicate or replacement, you may need to provide proof of identity. If you hold a CDL with a hazardous material endorsement, you must renew at the Ankeny station.

Telephone: 515-255-9311
515-244-8725 - for general driver’s license information
Monday Closed
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Holiday schedule
Knowledge test: No
Drive test: No
CDL drive test: No
Motorcycle drive test: No


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