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State Laws Extending Driving Privileges to All Residents - Nevada

Bill/Statute: SB 303

Year Law Enacted: 2013

Effective Date: January 1, 2014

Name of Document Issued: Driver Authorization Card (DAC)


What are the eligibility requirements?

  • Prove your name and age with two of the following documents: U.S. driver's license, foreign passport, foreign birth certificate, or consular identification card
  • Prove Nevada residence with two of the above-listed documents          

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How long is the card valid?

The license will be valid for 1 year.


Are there distinguishing features or language on the license?

The card is labeled "Driver Authorization Card" rather than "Driver License" and includes the following language: "Not Valid for Identification."


Is there an anti-discrimination provision in the law?



Is there a data confidentiality provision in the law?

Yes, the Nevada DMV will not release any information relating to legal presence or immigration status to any person or to any federal, state or local government entity for any purpose relating to the enforcement of immigration laws.


This summary was prepared in January 2014 for informational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. For questions, please contact CLINIC’s State & Local Advocacy Attorney Jen Riddle at or (301) 565-4807. 

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