Tennesseans can now renew driver licenses every 8 years
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Beginning Jan. 4, 2016, Tennesseans will be able to renew their driver license every eight years instead of five.

The chance, announced by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, will include all classifications of driver and identification licenses.

The legislation to make the change was introduced during the 2015 legislative session to help decrease wait times and improve customer traffic flow at driver services centers.

“This is another step to improve the quality of our driver services and help better serve the existing population as well as plan for future growth here in Tennessee,” Commissioner Bill Gibbons said. “It’s our goal to enhance our driver services and provide convenient options for our customers.”

“We are pleased with the support of the Governor and the members of the General Assembly who continue to work with our department to improve our driver services division to better serve our growing state,” Gibbons said.