The e-Gov system account holder must submit an Original Driver’s License application on the Department’s e-Gov system and send an e-mail attachment of the complete application, outlined below, to OFMDLApplication@state.gov in the Washington Metropolitan Area, or to the appropriate OFM Regional Office e-mail address for the region in which the applicant resides. 
The subject line of each e-mail must include the mission name and the transaction number generated by the e-Gov system, e.g., Mission Name – 5000XXXXXX. The subject line of each e-mail must include the mission name and the transaction number generated by the e-Gov system, e.g., Mission Name – 5000XXXXXX. E-mail submissions to the regional offices should include the type of application submitted (e.g., new driver license, renewal, replacement, etc.).
Any applicable fees associated with driver license or non-driver identification card applications must be submitted to the OFM Customer Service Center (CSC) or to the OFM Regional Office which serves the applicant’s state of residence, accompanied by the OFM-approved Payment cover sheet.
Guidelines for a Complete Application by Application Type
Original Driver License:
Note: If a vision test is the only requirement for licensing, the applicant may want to obtain certification from a recognized vision testing facility not associated with a local DMV, since some motor vehicle offices provide this service only in conjunction with testing. For those located in the Washington Metropolitan Area, this service is provided at the Office of Foreign Missions Customer Service Center located at 3507 International Place NW, Washington, D.C. 20520-3303. The hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 9:30am to 3:30pm.
Note: The applicant's U.S. driver's license must be surrendered to OFM in exchange for the Department of State driver's license.
First-Time Licensee (Learner’s Permit required):
Original Non-Driver ID
Note: Please see your mission’s or organization’s Administrative Officer for assistance with this process.
Locations for Testing
Several states have indicated that they wish to designate certain offices to provide service to members of the Foreign Mission Community. Many of these states have not yet provided the names and locations of these offices to OFM. As soon as this information becomes available, OFM will communicate it to the Foreign Missions via letter to the administrative officer. In the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, mission members may obtain service from the following offices:
Maryland – Beltsville, Gaithersburg, Largo, and White Oak
District of Columbia – Bureau of Motor Vehicle Services
Virginia – All Northern Virginia offices
New York – Herald Square, New York City
California – Fresno, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Ana, Santa Monica