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State Laws Extending Driving Privileges to All Residents - Utah

Bill/Statute: UT ST § 53-3-207

Year Law Enacted: 2005

Effective Date: July 1, 2005

Name of Document Issued: Driving Privilege Card (DPC)


What are the eligibility requirements?

  • Provide proof of an Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) issued by the IRS
  • Provide two documents verifying your Utah address and residence
  • Provide documents verifying your identity, such as a foreign birth certificate or unexpired foreign passport
  • Provide proof of driving experience, fingerprint card and, for first-time applicants, a photo

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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 DPC has a distinguishable format and color, contains the title "Driving Privilege Card" instead of "Driver License" and includes the following language: “Not Valid For Identification, Driving Privilege Only.”


Is there an anti-discrimination provision in the law?



Is there a data confidentiality provision in the law?

No; since 2011, data on applicants with felony convictions is sent to ICE. Information about individuals with an outstanding warrant is forwarded to local police.


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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