Driving Record FAQs

Obtaining a Texas driving record from TX-DPS is fast and easy! You can order directly from the state by regular mail and receive it in 4-6 weeks or, if you have a valid Texas driver’s license, you can order from us and get it in 24 hours or less. Whether you are looking to obtain your driving record for a defensive driving course or for a background check at your new job,  we can help!

Q: How does your driving history affect your auto insurance rates?

A: Many different pieces of information are included on your driving record and traffic violations such as speeding, DUI, and reckless driving will appear on your driving record. These violations can negatively impact your insurance rates.

Q: What information do I need to request my driver records?

A: You’ll need to have a current drivers license or ID card, a valid credit card, and the last four digits of your Social Security number.

Q: When will I receive my driver record from TX-DPS?

A: You will get your official certified DPS record in 24 hours or less. Or you can order your record directly from the state by regular mail and receive it in 4-6 weeks for $10.

Q: How can I pay TX-DPS for my driver record?

A: We accept payments through our secure online ordering and we accept payments by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and debit cards.

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