21May 2015

If you hold a PA driver’s license, the Pennsylvania Department of Transport (DOT) will have your driving record on file. You driving record contains the following information: Your driving history, any accidents you have been involved in and violations you have incurred. The Pennsylvania Department of Transport offers the following types of driving records:  basic records, 3-year or 10-year records, full driving history and certified record.

You can order for a copy of your driving record online, in person or by mail. To order online you will have to visit the PennDOT online services website. You will need to log in using your Pennsylvania driver’s license number, date of birth and last 4 digits of your Social Security number (SSN). After paying the required fee, you will be able to print your driving record immediately. To order in person or by mail, you will need a completed Request for Driver Information (Form DL-503). Take the form to your local PennDOT office or mail it to:



P.O. BOX 68695

HARRISBURG, PA 17106-8695

The state does not provide free driving record; it will cost you the following fee to obtain a driving record:

  • Basic history: $8.
  • 3-year driving record: $8.
  • 10-year driving record: $8.
  • Full driver history: $8.
  • Certified full driver history: $30.

You can only request for another driver’s driving record if you are an attorney, an insurance company, court or law enforcement agency, an employer and if you have written consent from the driver. For more information visit the Pennsylvania Department of Transport.

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