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How to Order a Driver Record

You may order a driver record for a Texas driver license, commercial driver license or identification card online or by mail.  The Department cannot provide in-person driver record services at any of our locations.  To determine the types of driver records available, see below.

If you would like to review the current status of your driver license, please visit our driver eligibility page. 

Order Your Driver Record Online

The most convenient way to obtain a driver record is online.  To order a record online, you must know the type of driver record you need and have the following information available to begin the online transaction.

  1. Your most recently issued Texas driver license, commercial driver license or identification card number
  2. The audit number from that card (See below to locate your audit number)
  3. Your date of birth
  4. Last 4 digits of your Social Security Number
  5. Adobe Reader (Download Adobe Reader)
  6. The latest version of one of the following browsers:
    1. Google Chrome
    2. Internet Explorer
    3. Mozilla Firefox
    4. Safari
  7. A valid credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express) for the appropriate fee
  8. The ability to print the record immediately after purchase

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Companies that want to order driver records may email License and Record Service for information.

Order a Driver Record by Mail

To order a driver record by mail, complete a driver record request form (PDF) by following the instructions on the form and submit with the appropriate payment to:

Texas Department of Public Safety
PO Box 149008
Austin, Texas 78714-9008

Please allow three weeks from the date your request is received for processing. For more information on Driver Record services please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

Driver Record Type

Information

Type 1
Status record
$4.00

  • Date of birth, license status, home address and original Texas driver license application date.

Type 2
3-year history
$6.00

  • Type 1 information, plus
  • List of crashes (if a ticket was received), and all moving violations for three years from date of offense.

Type 2A
Certified 3-year history
$10.00

  • Certified version of type 2.
  • This record type cannot be used for a defensive driving course (DDC).

Type 3
List of all crashes and violations
$7.00

  • Type 1 information, plus
  • List of all crashes (even if no ticket was received), and all moving and nonmoving violations in the record.
  • Type 3 is provided only to the person the record belongs to.
  • This record type cannot be used for a defensive driving course (DDC).

Type 3A
Certified list of all crashes and violations
$10.00

  • Certified version of type 3.
  • Type 3A is provided only to the person the record belongs to.
  • This is the only record type that can be used for a defensive driving course (DDC).

Type AR
Certified abstract of complete driver record
$20.00

  • Type 3 information, plus
  • All suspensions in the record.
  • Type AR contains all information in a driver record.

For questions about Crash Reports and Records, contact the Texas Department of Transportation.

Audit Number Location