Drivers License Veterans

Veterans Driver License Designation

Beginning May 1st, 2013, Alabama Veterans will have the option of displaying proof of military service on their driver license.

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Alabama veterans may have the option beginning May 1 of displaying proof of military service on their driver licenses. 

Some veterans returning from deployments in such places as Iraq and Afghanistan may deal with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or other issues. The designation on their driver licenses will clearly identify them if they require assistance or come into contact with law enforcement officers and/or medical providers. 

To establish proof of service, a veteran must visit one of the Alabama Department of Public Safety’s Driver License examining offices or the local county office and present a DD-214 form from the U.S. Department of Defense that shows an ‘honorable’ or ‘general under honorable conditions’ status. 

There is no additional charge for the veteran designation for a first-time driver license applicant or for an individual seeking to renew his or her license. 

A veteran who chooses to add the designation before his or her renewal date, however, must pay $31.25 for a duplicate license.

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