The Office of Motor Vehicles will no longer be collecting a $15 service fee on new and renewed Louisiana driver’s licenses, according to the Louisiana State Police. The Department of OMV has immediately begun taking steps to change their current driver’s license fee schedules.


The Office of Motor Vehicles will no longer be collecting a $15 service fee on new and renewed Louisiana driver’s licenses, according to the Louisiana State Police. The Department of OMV has immediately begun taking steps to change their current driver’s license fee schedules.
All field offices have suspended their collection of the $15 fee for face-to-face driver’s license transactions. In addition, OMV will be updating its on-line services such as Expresslane to reflect the lower fees.
Renewals normally mailed out in June for the September renewal of licenses are being corrected before being mailed out to the public. Individuals who have received a renewal notice by mail between March 8, 2010 and June 21, 2010 and have not yet renewed their license may subtract $15 from the required fee. This does not include any applicable late fees. Those individuals who have renewed or applied for a new Louisiana driver’s license during that same period will be issued a refund of $15.
The Office of Motor Vehicles is currently in the process of identifying those drivers who are due the refund and will be issuing them checks by mail. Drivers do not need to contact their local OMV office to receive their refunds.