Alabama Motorcycle License
Ready to take your new motorcycle out for a spin? There are a few things you need to complete before seeking your motorcycle driving license or endorsement in Alabama. Select from the options below to get started.
Online application assistance can simplify the process for many DLD related services, including: renewing your license, applying for a license, registering a vehicle, replacing your license, changing your address and more. In addition to the free forms and general instructions available from the DLD offices or websites, you will receive a comprehensive Easy Guide™ containing information relevant to your service needs. Where possible we will prepare your DLD forms and/or provide links to DLD Online services. You will also receive 30 days of emergency roadside assistance. Other benefits include an ongoing monthly newsletter and quarterly magazine covering important updates that affect drivers, important safety tips and ways to save money on vehicle-related services.
2: Take the Motorcycle Practice Tests
3: By mail, if applicable
Some drivers prefer to handle the renewal process by mail, rather than taking advantage of assistance services, visiting the DLD in person, or via available online services. Service by mail is available with limitations. Read below for additional details or visit your local DLD.
4: Via a local DLD office
If your prefer to access DLD services in person or your specific needs require an in-person visit, most, if not all, driver license services can be handled at a physical DLD office location. Varying DLD offices sometimes supply different types of services so you will need to check before your visit to make sure the DLD closest to you provides the service you require. In addition, you can call to see if your local DLD allows you to make a personal appointment. Read more below to see if an in-person visit is either preferred or required.
Obtaining A New Alabama Motorcycle License
Getting your motorcycle drivers license can be very exciting. The first thing you need to do before you can put your new motorcycle on the road is to obtain state certification and motorcycle insurance.
In order to obtain a motorcycle license in Alabama, you will need to head in to a DLD office and meet a number of requirements. The requirements for getting a motorcycle depend on several factors, including your age and whether or not you already have an Alabama driver's license. Make sure to carefully go through everything on this sheet in order to ensure that you follow all the necessary steps to getting your motorcycle license.
To save you time, the hassle of research, and money, download your state specific Motorcycle License Easy Guide now!
Renewing Your Alabama Motorcycle License
You need to renew your motorcycle license every four years prior to your birthday. Your motorcycle license expires on your birthday and may be renewed up to 60 days before expiration. In Alabama, you only have the option to renew your license in person at your local DLD office.
To renew your Alabama motorcycle driver's license in person, you will want to make an appointment with your local DLD, especially if you need to retake a written knowledge test. Visit http://www.dps.alabama.gov for a full list of DLD locations in Alabama.
You will also need to bring proper identification and a form of payment for renewal fees. For a full checklist and guide to renewing your motorcycle license, visit motorcyclelicenses.org.
Replacing Your Lost Or Stolen Alabama Motorcycle License
You will need to replace your Alabama motorcycle license if it has been lost, stolen or destroyed. In Alabama, you may replace your license in person at your local DLD office.
There is a $23 fee to replace a motorcycle license, payable either by cash, credit card or check. It is recommended that you make an appointment with your local DLD office beforehand. For a list of local offices, visit http://www.dps.alabama.gov.
For a full checklist and guide to replacing your motorcycle license, visit motorcyclelicenses.org.