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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 17 B- 2 - 12 §17B-2-12. Expiration of licenses.
(a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, every driver's license shall expire five years from the date of its issuance. (b)(1) Every driver's license issued to a person who has attained his or her twenty-first birthday shall expire on the licensee's birthday in those years in which the licensee's age is evenly divisible by five. Except as provided in the following subdivisions and in subsection (c) of this section, no driver's license may be issued for less than three years or for more than seven years and shall be valid for a period of five years, expiring on the licensee's birthday in a year in which the licensee's age is evenly divisible by five.

(2) Every driver's license issued to a person who has not attained his or her twenty-first birthday shall expire thirty days after the licensee's twenty-first birthday, except as provided in section three-a of this article.

(3) The driver's license of any person in the Armed Forces shall expire six months after the date on which the person is separated from active duty in the Armed Forces under honorable circumstances.

(c) A license issued to a person who is not a citizen of the United States may only be issued for the time the person is legally authorized to be in the United States, not to exceed five years. If the time the person is authorized to be in the United States is extended, the commissioner may renew the license in accordance with section twelve-a of this article for the time extended, not to exceed five years.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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