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Washington DC Driving Records

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Washington DC Driving Records Request

The Washington DC Department of Motor Vehicles maintains the driving record of every Washington DC resident with a driver’s license. The driving record maintained by the Washington DC DMV contains your driving history including:

  • Your personal information
  • Suspensions and disqualifications
  • Current driver’s license status
  • Car accidents
  • Traffic violations and convictions
  • DUI reports

Apart from you, people who can request your Washington DC driving record include:

  • Insurance company
  • Government agencies
  • Prospective employers
  • Attorney
  • Individuals with written permission from you

You can make Washington DC Driving Records Request for two different types of driving records including:

Certified driving records:

This is a certified record of your driving history. You can request any one of the following certified driving records:

  • 3-year driving history
  • 5-year driving history
  • 10-year driving history
  • Full-driving history

Non-certified driving records:

The only way you can view non-certified driving records is online. The Non-certified driving record is an uncertified record of your driving history and is meant for personal use only.

There are three ways of making Washington DC driving records request: online, by mail and in person.

In person

In order to make an in person request for your Washington driving records, you’ll need to:

  • Visit your local Washington DMV office
  • Submit proof of your driver’s license number, full name and social security number
  • Provide your DOB
  • Request the driving record you need
  • Pay $7 for 3-year and 5-year driving record or $13 for ten year driving record

By mail

To request your Washington driving record by mail, you’ll need to:

  • Write a written request and mail it along with a copy of documents such as your driver’s license, U.S Passport and birth certificate to:                                                                                                                       DMV
    ATTN: Driver Records
    PO Box 90120
    Washington D.C. 20090                                                                                                                 
  • Pay through check or pay order $7 for 3-year and 5-year driving record or $13 for ten year driving record


You can request your Washington driving record online by:

  • Visiting the Washington DC DMV website
  • Entering your driver’s license number, DOB and social security number
  • Ticking the type of record you need
  • Paying through credit card the $7 for 3-year and 5-year driving record or $13 for ten year driving record


Apart from the aforementioned ways, you can obtain your Washington DC driving record online through public databases. To find out more, call (202) 737-4404.

Washington DC Driving Records Request
Washington DC Driving Records Request

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