Fast Facts from MVD

Fast Facts from MVD


Public Motor Vehicle Services

Driver licenses in Arizona

Arizona drivers and licenses
  FY2020 FY2021 FY2022
Drivers licensed by ADOT MVD *5,678,867 *5,873,322 5,850,390
Travel IDs 1,122,959 1,385,708 1,726,258
Commercial driver licenses 112,096 114,250 119,293

* Driver licenses number previously included identification cards. Recent updates exclude these counts.


Vehicles Registered in Arizona

Arizona drivers and licenses
  FY20 FY21 FY22
vehicles registered * 7,828,255 * 7,444,032 7,764,367

* Vehicle registrations included an "unassigned category" for law enforcement's use and also included disability placards. Recent updates excluded these counts.

Arizona drivers and licenses
  FY20 FY21 FY22
Alternate Fuel and Hybrid Vehicles 37,477 63,147 102,793


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  FY20 FY21 FY22
electric vehicles (only) 34,898 40,964 58,219


MVD Customers, Transactions and Revenues

MVD customers and transactions
  FY20 FY21 FY22
Customers Served 2.7 million 2.6 million 2.8 million
Transactions 15 million 15 million 14.6 million
ADOT revenues
  FY20 FY21 FY22
Online Transactions $832 million $861 million $810 million
Authorized Third Parties $632 million $598 million $677 million
ADOT field offices $157 million $190 million $210 million
other sources $70.2 million $84 million $73 million
Total Revenue collected $1.69 billion $1.73 billion $1.77 billion


Permitting, Inspections & Enforcement

Enforcement and Compliance Division (ECD) Function/Staffing Levels

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  • ECD consists of Office of the Inspector General and Enforcement Services Bureau
  • 260 police officer detective and civilian positions statewide

Ports of Entry

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  • Manages 15 ports of entry statewide

  • Ports of entry monitor all commercial traffic entering Arizona for registration, taxes, size and weight restrictions, commercial driver license requirements, insurance requirements, and equipment safety requirements, and issue permits as required.

K-9 Program

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  • ADOT-ECD manages a unit of five K-9s to support operations and respond to requests from city and county agencies.
  • Officers are trained to interdict drugsmoney and human trafficking.
  • The program has interdicted one of the largest drug seizures in Mohave County (1,100 lbs).

Border Liaison Unit

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  • The Unit conducts workshops in Mexico and the United States
  • Partners with the motor carrier industry and provides workshops and instructional classes
  • Promotes and ensures the safe, efficient movement of people, goods and services through Arizona's southern international ports of entry while promoting compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations