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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.

Fails to Appear in Court as Directed on the Traffic Citation or Fails to Pay Fine and Costs

Once suspended by DPS under this type of action, the driver’s suspension will continue until the suspension is reinstated with DPS.

To reinstate this type of suspension, the driver must:

  1. Furnish DPS with proof from the court that the driver has satisfied the court;

  2. Pay the required statutory fees in the amount of $50.00*;

  3. Mail the above requirements together to:

    Oklahoma Department of Public Safety
    Driver Compliance Division  
    P.O. Box 11415
    Oklahoma City, OK 73136-0415

*NOTE: The statutory fees required for reinstatement are dependent on the laws in effect at the time of the suspension and are subject to change by the Legislature.

Last Modified on Mar 31, 2021
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