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Driver & ID-related FAQs

Overview

This page provides links to frequently asked questions and answers about drivers, identity, residency, legal presence, ID cards, driver licenses and permits.
 
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Accidents
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Address Changes
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CDL Medical Certification Requirements
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Card Production & Mailing/Central Issuance
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* Central Issuance is a term used to describe the production and distribution of driver licenses, identification cards and permits from a central location vs. real-time, over the counter production and distribution from DMV offices.

Disabled Person Parking Permits
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Driver Improvement
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Driver Licenses and ID Cards
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Driving Records and Personal Records
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Facial Recognition
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Fees
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Insurance and SR-22
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Miscellaneous
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Moving & Traveling
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Proof of Name, Legal Presence, Identity and Date of Birth
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Reinstating Your Driving Privileges
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Senate & House Bills
Click on the bill number to access the frequently asked questions and answers for DMV related bills:
  • SB 833 FAQs (passed in 2013, authorizes a Driver Card for individuals who cannot prove legal presence in the U.S.)
  • SB 1080 FAQs (passed in 2008, impacts verification of identity and legal presence in the U.S.)
Suspensions
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Under 18/Student-Related
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Related Information
Additional information that may be relevant includes: