Driving Records in Mississippi

Driving Records in Mississippi

You can order your own driving record, or another Mississippi resident's driving record – also known as a motor vehicle record (MVR) – through the MS Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Your Mississippi MVR contains information about your driver's license and driving history, and can be used by:

  • Government agencies and courts.
  • Employers and businesses to conduct background checks and pre-employment screenings.
  • Insurance companies.

Types of Mississippi Driving Records

The Mississippi DMV offers the following types of driving records:

  • Non-certified MVR: Only available online and to the individual on the record.
  • Certified MVR: Only available by mail or in person.

Your Mississippi driving record contains your:

  • MS driver's license status (e.g. valid, suspended, cancelled).
  • Traffic violations and convictions.

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How to Order a Mississippi MVR

In Mississippi, you can order your own driving record either online, by mail, or in person.

If you need to order someone else's driving record, you can only do so by mail or in person. You cannot order another person's Mississippi MVR online.

How to Get Your MS Driving Record Online

You can only request your own non-certified MVR online. If you need a certified copy of your own motor vehicle record, or someone else's driving record, you must order it by mail or in person.

To request your non-certified MS driving record online, visit the Mississippi DMV website. You'll need:

  • Your MS driver's license number.
  • Your full name and date of birth.
  • A printer, if you want to keep a copy of your driving record.
  • A credit/debit card for the $11 fee.

NOTE: You will be charged an additional convenience fee for your online transaction.

By Mail

To request a certified MS driving record by mail, you'll need:

  • A completed Consent to Release Record(s) (Form DPPA-2).
    • If you're requesting someone else's motor vehicle record, you'll also need to fill out the Driver Records Request (Form DPPA-3) attached to the request.
  • A self-addressed and stamped envelope.
  • A certified check for the $11 fee.

Mail your completed forms and payment to the address specified on the form.

In Person

To request a certified driving record in person, visit your local Mississippi DMV office with:

Employer, Insurance Agency & Attorney Requests

You can request someone else's Mississippi driving record if your request falls under one of the authorized uses, which includes:

  • Requestors with written consent from the driver on the record.
  • Government agencies and courts carrying out official business.
  • Insurance agencies investigating claims and adjusting policy rates.
  • Employers conducting pre-employment background checks.

A complete list of permitted uses can be found on the Consent to Release Record(s) (Form DPPA-2).

You can only request someone else's MS driving record by mail or in person. You cannot request one online. See the “Order a Mississippi Driving Record" section above for more information.

NOTE: You will need to have the driver sign the form and give their consent.

Correct Your Mississippi Driving Record

If there is an error on your Mississippi motor vehicle record (MVR), contact the MS Department of Public Safety (DPS):

It is important to ensure the information on your MS MVR is correct as inaccurate information could lead to fines, increased insurance premiums, and even a suspended driver's license.


Consent to Release Record
Give the DPS permission to release your personal Mississippi driving records. Must be notarized.
Driver Records Request
Department of Public Safety application to request your own MS driving record OR that of someone else for purposes allowed by law.
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