Driver Services

Driver License Information

Applying for an Arizona driver license
You have two choices . . .

The Arizona Voluntary Travel ID Is Here

Starting October 2020 you will need an Arizona Voluntary Travel ID if you want to use your Arizona Driver License or Identification Card at TSA security checkpoints in airports or to access restricted areas in federal facilities, nuclear power plants and military facilities. Apply for a Driver License The Voluntary Travel ID complies with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005. In most cases it’s valid for eight years.

Standard License Is Still Available

The Standard License is an "extended" driver license that does not expire until age 65. However, your photo and vision screening will need to be updated every 12 years. Drivers 60 years old and older will receive a five-year license. The Standard License says “NOT FOR FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION” across the front.

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Safety and Security Are Important

Customers will receive their driver license in the mail at the address listed on their application. Allow up to 15 days to receive it. Update your address before you apply for the credential, if needed.

A temporary credential receipt with the cardholder's photo will be issued at the office.

Plan Ahead and Save Time

Be Prepared and plan ahead. Follow the simple steps to complete your application in advance, and submit it to MVD. This will speed up the process once you’re in the office.

More information on the license issuance process

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Road Test Information

The Arizona Ombudsman – Citizens Aide helps you resolve ongoing issues with State Agencies.

Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad. Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.