Tennessee driver services extends deadlines for licenses, handgun carry permits

Tennessee driver services extends deadlines for licenses, handgun carry permits
Due dates for Tennessee driver's license reinstatements have been extended. (Fox13Memphis.com)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The requirement that new Tennessee residents obtain a Tennessee driver license within 30 days of becoming a resident has been extended to June 30, according to a press release.

The extension is for those who established residency in the state between March 12 and May 31.

Before visiting a Driver Services Center, new or returning residents should complete the new resident application online in the e-Services portal.

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Due dates for driver’s license reinstatement installment payments for those on payment plans have also been extended until June 30, according to the press release.

For people who do not pay in installment, reinstatement fees can be paid online in the e-Services portal.

Reissuance after reinstatement can also be completed in the online portal, according to the press release.

Drivers who did not have a skills test appointment scheduled between March 12 and May 15 can schedule an appointment in the e-Services portal, or by calling (866) 849-3548. Those appointments began Monday.

All Class D, M, PD, PM and ID licenses set to expire between March 12 June 20 will be delayed to expire November 15, according to the press release.

The extension does not apply to an individual with a Class X license.

Handgun carry permits set to to expire between March 12 and June 30 will be delayed to expire November 15 as well.