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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.

Conviction Related

  1. Manslaughter or Negligent Homicide convictions resulting from the use of a motor vehicle

  2. Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Being Licensed

  3. Commission of any felony while a motor vehicle is used

  4. Failure to stop and render aid in the event of a motor vehicle accident

  5. Misdemeanor or felony conviction for possessing, distributing, etc ... a controlled dangerous substance while using a motor vehicle

  6. Failure to pay for gasoline pumped into a vehicle

  7. Failure to obey a traffic control device or stop sign resulting in great bodily injury to any other person

  8. Failure to stop for a school bus loading or unloading children

  9. Attempting to Elude
Last Modified on Oct 05, 2020
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