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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.

Withdrawal of Parental Consent for an Individual Under 18 to Drive (Parental Objection)

To reinstate this type of action you must:

  1. Serve a minimum period of 90 days without driving privileges, and

  2. Furnish the Driver Compliance Division of the Department of Public Safety with a reinstatement authorization from a Parent/Guardian that requested the withdrawal of driving privileges or provide a Court Order of Emancipation or reach the age of eighteen (18).
Last Modified on Oct 05, 2020
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