nd.gov - The Official Portal for North Dakota State Government
North Dakota: Legendary. Follow the trail of legends
Drivers License Substitute License System

Substitute License System

This system provides North Dakota drivers the ability to obtain a substitute license online.  The fee for all online substitute drivers licenses is $8.  No changes are allowed except for address change.  The substitute license will ONLY be sent to the mailing address already on your driver record or the new address submitted.  No refunds. 

Initial Real ID documents can not be obtained online.  You will need to visit a North Dakota Drivers License site to apply for 1st time Real ID.

Substitute driver licenses are available to both noncommercial and commercial drivers for the following reasons only:

  1. Lost (Misplaced)
  2. Stolen
  3. Damaged
  4. Address Change (Requires TWO Proof of North Dakota Residence Document)

This is a secure website and all fields are required to be entered.  You must have a North Dakota driver license in order to use this service.  If you have any questions or concerns about using the online substitute license request, please call (701) 328-2601.

All Information Listed below MUST MATCH the information on your current license and driver record file to continue with the substitute license.

(no hyphens or spaces)