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Persons who have never had an Alabama Driver License or ID card must apply at the Driver License Examiners Office at 165 West Fifth Street, Prattville, AL 36067

Persons applying for a first time driver license or for an Alabama Identification Card must provide two forms of identification.  Contact the Drivers License Examiner for a list of acceptable forms of identification.  Persons pplying for a drivers license will be administered a written exam, an eye exam, and a road test.  Persons moving into Alabama from another State may surrender the out-of-State license and take an eye exam.  Persons wishing to obtain an identification card (including those with suspended Alabama Drivers License) must first apply at the Drivers License Examiner Office.  An administration fee of $5.00 is required for each application.  The fee for a license or identification card is $23.00.  A temporary license or ID card, with a picture, will be issued.  The original will be mailed at a later date from the Alabama Department of Public Safety.  Persons not receiving their license within 60 days should contact the Department of Public Safety at 334-2642-4400

Persons with a suspended drivers license must apply to the Department of Public Safety for re-instatement.  Upon payment of re-instatement fees, the applicant may obtain a duplicate drivers license at any Probate Office in Alabama with the letter of re-instatement as well as two forms of identification. 

Persons 12 years and older may operate a motorized a vessel on Alabama waterways. 

\You must be licensed.  A written examination is required for applicants, except those who are 40 or older on April 23, 1994, or those who have successfully completed boating courses given by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, the U.S. Power Squadron or the Alabama Marine Police “Boating Basics” course.  The vessel class “V” must be added to your license if you intend to operate a motorized vessel.

You can do this at the Drivers License Examiner office at 165 West Fifth Street, Prattville,  AL  36067. 
Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (closed for lunch 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Telephone number 334-361-3741

Alabama Department of Public Safety
Central Records Unit
P O Box 1471
Montgomery, Alabama  36102-1471


                        Fraudulent and counterfeit driver licenses and ID cards should be reported to the                                               Alabama Department of Public Safety: 334-353-7091