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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 August 31, 2021, as long as they were not expired prior to March 1st, 2020. Medical certificate expiration dates have been extended until August 31, 2021, as long as they were not expired prior to March 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.

Insurance Related

Insurance Suspensions where a driver

  1. Fails to carry a security verification form

  2. Operates a motor vehicle in this state without security (liability insurance)

  3. Permits the operation of a motor vehicle without security (liability insurance)

  4. Is the cause of a motor vehicle collision with property damage exceeding $300.00 while operating a vehicle without liability insurance
Last Modified on Oct 13, 2020
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