Can I get a license in one state state if it is suspended in another?

Asked on August 28, 2016 under General Practice, Virginia


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

The majority of states share information about license revocations/suspensions with one another. This is done according to the terms of the "Interstate Driver's License Compact". Pursuant to this compact, if someone applies for a license in another state, their revocation/suspension will be found due to the sharing of information in a centralized national database.
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