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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the REAL ID full enforcement date by 19 months, from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023, due to circumstances resulting from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Commercial driver license (CDL) and commercial learner permit (CLP) expiration dates have been extended by FMCSA until November 30, 2021, as long as they were not expired prior to March 1st, 2020. Medical certificate and variance expiration dates have been extended until November 30, 2021, as long as they were not expired prior to June 1, 2021.

 

DPS and tag agents are now offering eight (8) year driver licenses and identification cards. Fees are double the four (4) year option.

Bail Bond (Court Requested) Suspensions where a driver, who has been issued a moving traffic citation, either:

  1. Fails to Appear in court as directed on the citation.

  2. Fails to Pay Fine and Costs to a court concerning a moving traffic citation.

  3. Fails to Satisfy Sentence of the municipal court where the driver was under 18 years of age.

  4. Fails to Appear in court on a citation concerning No Insurance.
Last Modified on Dec 03, 2020