Waukesha County Service Center
2019 Golf Road, Pewaukee, WI 53072
Monday: 8:30am – 4:45pm
Tuesday: 8:30am – 4:45pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 4:45pm
Thursday: 8:30am – 4:45pm
Friday: 8:30am – 4:15pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
If you own a car in Wisconsin, you are required to do the following:
New residents are required to transfer their license within 60 days of establishing residency in Wisconsin.
Initial Driver's License / State ID Application
International students who have never had a driver's license or state ID from any state in the United States must provide the following:
Wisconsin License Renewals
A Wisconsin Driver's license can be renewed until the end date on the I-20 even if it is less than one year. The Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles will include the grace period (60 days). Take items 1 - 3 to the Department of Motor Vehicles [DMV].
Transfer of another State License to a Wisconsin License or ID
Students or spouses must take items 1 – 7 above to the DMV in addition to your previous license.
Optional Practical Training [OPT]
Students on Optional Practical Training [OPT] must present the Employment Authorization Document [EAD] and the applicant cannot go before the start date on the EAD. For new licenses, take items 1 – 6.
For transferring from another state license to a Wisconsin license, take items 1 – 7.
For renewing the Wisconsin license, take items 1 – 3, 7.
International Driving Permit
Students who do not qualify for a Wisconsin Driver's license can drive for one year if they have a valid foreign driver's license and an international driving permit.