How to get a copy of your A.R. driving record

How to get a copy of your A.R. driving record


What is an AR driving record and why do I need it?

An AR driving record is a specific type of driving record from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). It's required for obtaining an occupational license. Judges review this record as part of the application packet for an occupational license, and its absence can lead to the denial of the license.

Can I get the AR driving record online?

Yes, you can obtain your AR driving record online directly from the official DPS website. It's important to avoid private companies that may appear in search results, as they often charge extra for this service.

How can I differentiate between the official DPS website and other websites?

The official DPS website typically has an older appearance and may look like it was made in the 1990s. In contrast, websites of private companies often look more modern and clean. The official website is

What steps do I need to follow to order my driving record online?

You'll need to navigate to the DPS website, confirm browser compatibility, and then proceed through the ordering process. This includes providing your driver's license number, date of birth, last four digits of your social security number, and an audit number from your driver's license.

What type of driving record do I need for an occupational license?

For an occupational license, you specifically need the Type AR driving record. During the ordering process, ensure you select this type.

How much does it cost to get an AR driving record?

The cost for an AR driving record is $22. This fee is paid online during the ordering process.

How do I access my AR driving record once I've ordered it?

After ordering, you can either print the record directly from your browser or opt to receive it via email. The password for accessing the record is your driver's license number.