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    Arizona Driving Records

    Check for tickets, points, and confirm your drivers license status with an instant self-check driving record from backgroundchecks.com.

    Each Driving Record May Include:

    • License Status:

    • Suspensions
    • Driving Status
    • Expiration
    • License Details

    • Classifications
    • Vital Data
    • Endorsements

    Helpful Resources:

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    Date of Birth:

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    NOTICE: This is a standard non-certified driving record. For certified records, you must contact the Arizona MVD.

    Driving Records for Employment

    Businesses can order Arizona driving records as part of their employment screening practices from DrivingRecords.com. These driving records provide a history of violations, suspensions, and other details about a person's driving history.

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    Although you can order a driving record directly from the Arizona MVD, one of the fastest ways to get your Driving Record for Employment Purposes is to order it online through a 3rd-party advertiser, such as DrivingRecords.com. They also offer other services such as criminal records, SSN verifications, and other employment screening services.

    Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) in Arizona

    Your Arizona driver license motor vehicle record (also called a “driving record”) shows specific details about your driving history, as well as the status of your AZ driver’s license.

    The Arizona Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) offers a few different types of driving records. Depending on the type of record you would like to check, you may submit your request online, by mail, or in person at your local AZ MVD office.

    Types of Arizona Driving Records

    The Arizona MVD offers the following types of driving records:

    • 39-month uncertified:
      • Shows your traffic violations in the last 39 months.
      • Available online, by mail, or in person.
    • 39-month certified:
      • Shows your traffic violations in the last 39 months.
      • Available in person only.
    • 5-year certified and uncertified:
      • Shows your traffic history for the past 5 years.
      • Available by mail or in person.

    Each type of Arizona driving record will show:

    • Your AZ driver’s license status, endorsements, and history of your other licenses.
    • The number of driver’s license points you have accrued.
    • Your traffic tickets, accidents, violations, and fines.
    • Any AZ driver’s license suspensions, restrictions, and actions you’ve had against you.

    Who Can See Your AZ MVR

    The Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) is a federal law that restricts how driver license and motor vehicle record information is distributed.

    The DPPA prohibits the release of personal driving record abstract information without DPPA permissible use. The Arizona Motor Vehicle Request (Form 46-4416) lists all accepted uses.

    If an employer or other organization requests your AZ driving record, you can give a one-time consent OR you may provide ongoing (general) consent to every request of any individual or organization using the following forms:

    Order an Arizona Motor Vehicle Record

    Depending on the type of MVR you need, you can order it from the AZ DMV either online, by mail, or in person.

    You also have the option to order a non-certified driving record from a third-party provider .

    Online

    The only type of driver license motor vehicle record you can order online is a 39-month uncertified MVR.

    You will need to visit the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division website and:

    • Enter and confirm your personal information.
    • Pay the fee. (See the “Fees for an AZ Driving Record” section below).

    You’ll be able to view and print your Arizona driving record immediately.

    By Mail or In Person

    You can apply for the following types of AZ driving records by mail or in person:

    • 39-month certified.
    • 5-year uncertified.
    • 5-year certified.

    You will need:

    • A completed Motor Vehicle Record Request (Form 46-4416).
    • If you’re requesting someone else’s Arizona driving record:
      • Check the appropriate permissible use box on the form.
        OR
      • Bring a signed consent form from the driver, giving you permission to access his or her driving record.
        • For more information about permissible use, see the “Who Can See Your AZ Driving Record” section above.
    • Payment. (See the “Fees for an AZ Driving Record” section below.)

    You can either:

    • Mail the above to the address specified on the form.
      OR
    • Take the above in person to your local AZ MVD office and:
      • Have them mail your driving record to you.
        OR
      • Wait at the office to receive your driving record over the counter.

    NOTE: You must sign your application in the presence of an Arizona MVD agent or notary.

    Fees for an Arizona Driving Record

    You will need to pay the following fees for an AZ motor vehicle record:

    • Certified: $3.
    • Uncertified: $5.

    If you request your uncertified AZ driving record in person and have it mailed to you, the fee will be $2.

    Accepted Payment Methods

    Arizona MVD offices accept the following payment methods for driving record fees:

    • Cash.
    • Check or money order made payable to “Motor Vehicle Division.”
    • Credit card (not at every AZ MVD location).
      • Contact your local AZ DMV office to find out if credit cards are accepted.

    For online transactions, the ServiceArizona website accepts payment by the following credit cards:

    • VISA
    • MasterCard.
    • American Express.
    • Discover.

    NOTE: You will be charged an additional convenience fee if you choose to visit an Arizona MVD authorized third-party office.

    Correct or Improve Your AZ MVR

    Make Corrections

    If there are any mistakes on your AZ driving record, you could end up paying higher car insurance rates in Arizona or have difficulties getting a job.

    If you believe there is an error on your AZ motor vehicle record, you should contact your local AZ MVD office or the court in your jurisdiction.

    Prevent Additional Points

    If you receive a traffic violation in Arizona, you can attend a defensive driving course to prevent:

    • Points being added to your AZ motor vehicle record.
    • Your insurance rate increasing.

    You may only attend an Arizona defensive driving course once every 24 months.

    For information about the defensive driving classes you can take in Arizona, please read our Defensive Driving in Arizonapage.

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    National Driver Register Checks

    The National Driver Register (NDR) is a database of all high-risk drivers.

    When applying for your Arizona driver license, the information you submit on your application is verified on this system.

    This helps the AZ MVD check for outstanding or unresolved violations in any other state. If anything shows up, an Arizona driver license will not be issued.

    NOTE: If you provide false information in your application, your Arizona driver license will be canceled.

    Request Your Own NDR Record

    If you’d like a copy of your own National Driver Register record, call the Arizona MVD to have an application form sent to you.

    Employer-Requested NDR Record

    To order a copy of someone else’s NDR record, you will need a:

    NOTE: The driver must sign the form in the presence of a notary or MVD Agent.

    Send the above to the address specified on the form, or take it to any AZ MVD driver license office in person.

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