13May 2015

You can order for your driving record, also called an official driving record (ODR) from the Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS) Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV). Your driving record contains your driving history and can be used to adjust your car insurance policy rates, in legal proceedings and to verify personal information for pre-employment screenings and background checks. The information include in your driving record includes traffic accident statements, your driver license status (suspensions, revocations, cancellations), your commercial driver’s license (CDL) status, if applicable, traffic violations and convictions.

You can order for a copy of your driving record by mail, in person or online. To order for your driving record in person or by mail, you have to complete the Louisiana ODR Request Form by filling Form R0800. Then mail your application and payment to the Office of Motor Vehicles, or submit your request at any of the following Louisiana DMV offices: Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Monroe or Shreveport. To order for your driving record online, you have to visit the Louisiana DMV website and provide the required information (Your name, address, date of birth, driver license number and license class.  Your driving record will then be available for viewing and/or printing within 30 days after your transaction.  It’s difficult to find a free driving record. You can begin a free investigation with the form above. The fee for obtaining your driving record in Louisiana depends on how you order it, for online application you will pay $15 and an additional $2 electronic commerce fee, when applying in person or by mail the charges are $15.

It is possible to order another driver’s driving record if you have authorized use under the Federal Driver Privacy Protection Act. This includes government agencies, employers and insurance companies.for more information visit  Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections

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