Driver Services

Driver License Information

Applying for an Arizona driver license
You have two choices . . .

Voluntary Travel Driver License

Arizona Driver License / Travel ID

Apply for a Travel 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
Standard Driver License

Arizona Driver License - Standard (Not Federal ID)

Apply for a Standard Driver License

  •  Will not be accepted at airport security checkpoints and federal facilities starting in Oct. 2020
  • Says NOT FOR FEDERAL IDENTIFICATION
  • Valid for an extended period (photo update required every 12 years)
  • Cost varies depending on customer’s age

Whichever type you choose ...
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, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, 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 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad. Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.