Renew your Massachusetts ID (Mass ID)

You can renew your Mass ID up to one year before it expires.
The RMV will send your new Mass ID to the mailing address on record for you in 5-7 days.

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The Details of Renew your Massachusetts ID (Mass ID)

What you need for Renew your Massachusetts ID (Mass ID)

To renew your Mass ID:

  1. Decide what type of ID you want – a REAL ID (valid for federal purposes) or Standard Massachusetts ID (not valid for federal purposes). Need help deciding? Try our REAL ID: Real answers tool.
  2. Complete your application online.
  3. Bring your required identification and completed application to an RMV Service Center.

Turning 21 soon? You may want to wait to renew until your birthday. See the 'More info' section below. 

Fees for Renew your Massachusetts ID (Mass ID)

*Class D and M licenses and permits and Mass IDs can be issued for less than 5 years, depending on the duration of an applicant’s lawful presence in the U.S. In this case, the fee will be prorated, based on the how long the license, permit, or Mass ID is valid. For a license, it will be $10.00 per year. For a Mass ID, it will be $5.00 per year.

How to renew Renew your Massachusetts ID (Mass ID)

You may be eligible to renew your Mass ID online. If eligible, you will need to provide your:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • ID number
  • Last 4 digits of your Social Security Number
  • Email address

 

Bring your completed application, required documentation, and payment to:

Most RMV service centers accept cash, check, money order, and credit or debit cards. Since payment methods vary by location, check what’s accepted at the site you will be visiting.

More info about Renew your Massachusetts ID (Mass ID)

Turning 21?

If you renew your Massachusetts ID before your 21st birthday, you will receive a vertical ID with the words "Under 21" printed on it. That ID will be good for 5 years. However, if you renew your ID on or after your 21st birthday, you will receive a standard horizontal ID without "Under 21" printed on it.

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Contact for Renew your Massachusetts ID (Mass ID)

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