Most people think that the only way to obtain an Oregon driving records request is to head to an Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division (DMV) office and fill out lots of forms. But now, due to the development of internet databases, finding your Oregon driving records is a lot easier than it had been before. And it can be done without leaving the comfort of your own house. There are a couple routes to accessing these records.
The first option available to you is the traditional route. First you’ll want to visit the Oregon DMV website, listed above, and then wait in line at your nearest office. You can then present your ID and receive a limited version of your records. For a complete driving record, you must mail a completed request form and payment to Oregon DMV Headquarters. Your records will then arrive in the mail after a couple of weeks. For each Oregon driving records request you place, you will be required to fill out a form and pay a separate fee. You will also have to supply enough information to verify your identity with the DMV.
You now have the option of accessing Oregon driving records with nothing more than an internet connection and your computer. Thanks to public online record databases, you can start searching for driving records with just a first and last name and a state. Online databases make driving records available via the Freedom of Information Act of 1966 (FOIA), which describes driving records as legal and public information. Because it’s common that multiple people in the same state have the same name, you can further refine the search by address or age. These databases also allow you to search for multiple records without the inconvenience of filing separate forms.
Once you’ve verified your driving record, you may still need to obtain a copy issued by your local DMV. This will probably be the case if you need the records for any official purpose.