Title 40, Chapter 5, Section 31
(a) In the event that an instruction permit or a driver's license
issued under this chapter is lost or destroyed, the person to whom
the same was issued may upon payment of the required fee and upon
furnishing proof satisfactory to the department that such permit has
been lost or destroyed:
(1) Obtain a new permit or license; or
(2) Obtain a replacement permit or license.
A new permit obtained under this Code section shall be obtained in the same manner and under the same conditions and limitations as provided in Code Section 40-5-24. A new license obtained under this Code section shall be obtained in the same manner and under the same conditions and limitations as provided in Code Section 40-5-32, relating to renewals of licenses. A replacement permit or license obtained under this Code section shall be issued only for the remaining period for which the original permit or license was issued for a fee of $5.00, and no examination or eyesight test shall be required to obtain such replacement permit.
(b) The department shall issue a temporary permit or driver's
license to each individual who has lost by misplacement, and not by
revocation or suspension, his instruction permit or driver's license
and who has made application under oath on a form furnished by the
department which states that the applicant presently has a valid
permit or license which has been lost or misplaced.
(c) A temporary permit or license issued pursuant to this Code
section shall be valid for 30 days but may be renewed in the event
the applicant's new permit or license has not been received within
(d) Any person who falsely swears or falsely makes the oath provided
for in subsection (b) of this Code section shall be guilty of a