If my license is revoked in one state could I try to get them in a different state

Didn’t pay a old ticket in west Virginia
they tuke my license but I don’t live

Asked on December 17, 2018 under General Practice, Oklahoma


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 1 year ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, there is an agreement among states called the "Driver's License Compact" under which they share driving records and information and honor each other's suspensions and revocations. While it's possible that some mistake was made and the information from State A did not in fact get to State B--it's the government; they sometimes make mistakes--it would take some error or failure for you to be able to get a license in another state; if the system is working as it should, it will not be able to.

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