Card Issuance Process

Central Credential Issuance

For Your Safety and Security

Customers doing a driver license or identification card transaction at an MVD or Authorized Third Party office will receive their credential in the mail at the address listed on their application. Customers should allow up to 15 days to receive it in the mail. Update your address if needed.

A temporary credential receipt with the cardholder's photo will be issued at the office.

New Driver License Issuance Process

Temporary Credential Receipt

Temporary Credential Receipt
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Updated Credential Design

As a part of this central credential issuance process, ADOT introduced a redesigned driver license and identification card. It contains enhanced security features to safeguard personal information and help prevent identity theft.

There is no need to update a current license or ID to the new design. Valid credentials do not need replacement until they expire or require a photo update. Customers can still order duplicate credentials online at

Class D Standard

AZ Driver License Sample Standard

Class D Travel Driver License

AZ Driver License Sample


Sample Class D Standard and Class D Travel Driver Licenses
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For more information on the central credential issuance process and the new credential design, download a brochure (English | Español).