Can I get my license in a different state if it is revoked for a civil suit judgment?

My driver’s license is suspended indefinitely due to a 20 year old civil suit judgment. If I moved to another state could I get a driver’s license in that state?

Asked on June 16, 2016 under General Practice, Pennsylvania

Answers:

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

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Virtually all states share information about license revocations/suspensions. This is done pursuant to the "Interstate Driver's License Compact". Accordingly, if you apply for a license in another state, the revocation in the first state will turn up due to the sharing of information via the centralized national database. Here is a link to a site that will further explain:
https://criminal-law.freeadvice.com/criminal-law/drunk_driving/interstate-compact-dui.htm


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