Driver License Stations will have new schedule starting next week

Published 3:14 pm Thursday, June 18, 2020

Lines have been long at Driver License Stations across Mississippi since they were reopened following the coronavirus shutdown. A new schedule has been released by the Mississippi Department of Public Safety that will begin next week. (Glennie Pou)



Starting June 22, the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (MDPS) announced that changes will be made to the current weekly schedule at all permanent driver license stations in adherence to recommended social distancing guidelines. MDPS said customers are encouraged to wear masks inside the driver’s license stations. Temperatures checks will also be administered to each customer before entering service locations.

According to MDPS, Wednesdays will now only be designated for firearm permits, security guard permits, renewals, and duplicate transactions for driver licenses and identification cards. Wednesdays will also be available for customers 65 years and older to be serviced between the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

Each station location will continue following the daily schedule according to the first letter of
customers’ last names.

  • Monday: A-E
  • Tuesday: F-L
  • Wednesday: Firearm Permits, Security Guard Permits, Renewals, & Duplicates
  • Thursday: M-S
  • Friday: T-Z

For a complete listing of all permanent driver license stations along with additional information concerning reopening, click here