Tom Corbett, Governor Barry J. Schoch, P.E., Secretary, Department of Transportation

Process for Obtaining a Duplicate Learner's Permit

Options Relating to the Learner's Permit

Extend Your Learner's Permit

A Learner's Permit extension is issued to an individual whose Learner's Permit has expired or who has failed his or her skills test three times. An extension is valid for 1 year from the date of issuance.

Replacement of Your Learner's Permit

A replacement is issued to an individual whose permit has been lost, stolen, mutilated or never received and is valid for the remainder of the original 1 year period.

Addition to Your Learner's Permit

Individuals who currently hold a license or learners permit and wish to upgrade his or her driving privilege to drive another class of vehicle need to apply for an additional Learner's Permit.

Process for Obtaining a Duplicate Learner's Permit:

Step 1:
Complete Form DL-31 "Non-Commercial Learner's Permit Application to Add/Extend/Replace/Change/Correct".
Step 2:
Make a check or money order for appropriate fee made payable to PennDOT.
Step 3:
Mail application and check or money order to: PennDOT, P.O. Box 68272, Harrisburg, PA 17106-8272, or you may visit a Driver License Center in-person to Add/Extend/Replace the Non-Commercial Learner's Permit. The Learner's Permit will be issued over the counter.
Step 4:
If you process this transaction through the mail, a Learner's Permit will be received within seven to ten work days after processing.

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