Driver Services

Driver License Information

Applying for an Arizona Driver License

  • Accepted at airport security checkpoints and federal facilities
  • Has a gold star in the corner
  • Valid for eight years in most cases
  • Cost is $25

Effective October 1, 2020, only the Arizona Travel ID and Arizona Travel Driver License, a U.S. passport, and other federally approved identification will be accepted at TSA airport security checkpoints for domestic travel.

Non-Travel Driver License

Non-Travel Driver Licenses do not comply with federal identification requirements and cannot be used at TSA airport security checkpoints starting October 1, 2020.

The non-travel license says NOT FOR FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION across the front.

Plan Ahead and Save Time

Be Prepared and plan ahead. Follow the simple steps to complete your application in advance, and submit it to MVD. This will speed up the process once you’re in the office.

If necessary, update your address before you apply for the credential. Allow up to 15 days to receive it in the mail at the address listed on your application. A temporary credential receipt with photo will be issued at the office.

The Arizona Ombudsman – Citizens Aide helps you resolve ongoing issues with State Agencies.

Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) y otras normas y leyes antidiscriminatorias, el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Las personas que requieran asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles de ADOT en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más antes posible para asegurar que el Estado tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.