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You can request your driving record or that of other drivers. These records are also known as motor vehicle records (MVRs) and are provided by Department of Public Safety (DPS) in Utah. Your Utah driving record therefore contains information on your driving history, including driver’s license suspensions, convictions, tickets, accidents, violations and other additional information. These records can be used:
- By government agencies for official business
- By insurance agencies when calculating your insurance rates
- For research and statistical purpose.
Types of Utah Driving Records
There are two types of Utah driving records. They include:
- A certified driving record
- A non-certified driving record.
You can order your own Utah driving record online, by mail or in person. You can also order the driving record of other drivers. This can only be done by mail or in person. You cannot request them online. NOTE: For certified driving records, it will take two weeks for your order to be processed by MVR.
Ordering Your Own Utah Driving Record
You can request your own Utah driving record by mail, online or in person by visiting your local Utah Division of Motor Vehicle office. For commercial driver’s license, driving records can only be ordered by mail or in person.
You can visit the DPS website to request your Utah driving record online. You will need to provide:
- Your Full name and date of birth
- Utah driver’s license number and issue date
- Your Social Security number (SSN)
- Credit or debit card number to pay the required fee.
NOTE: Your credit card must match your personal information. If not you will not be able to access the record you are requesting.
By Mail and In Person
You can also request your Utah driving record by mail or in person. You will need to:
- Fill Form DLD60 (Request for MVR Form)
- Fill Form DLD 266M (Request for Records Form) if certified driving records are requested
- Submit payment.
The above package is submitted to Utah Department of Public Safety through mail or in person.
- In person visit your local Utah Department of Public Safety office at 4501 S 2700 W, 3rd Floor, Salt Lake City.
- Through mail use the address below: Department of Public Safety Driver License Division PO Box 144501 Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4501
Employer, Insurance Agency and Attorney Requests
Under Driver Privacy Protection Act, attorney, employer or insurance company may request someone else’s driving record. So in general someone else’s driving record can be requested:
- By Government agencies to be used in official business
- By court to use them in arbitration proceedings
- By insurance companies to use them when determining your insurance premiums
- By employers to use when conducting pre-employment background check.
NOTE: To request a large number of Utah driving records, call Department of Public Safety in Utah using their hotline (801) 983-0275.
Ordering another person’s Driving Record
You can request the driving record of another person in person or by mail. To do so, you need a written consent from the person whose driving record is being requested. You need to follow the steps outlined above when requesting a non-certified record. Form DLD60b is used instead of Form DLD60. If you are a court, insurance agency, government agency or attorney, you’ll need to use Form DLD60a.
Fees for Utah Driving Records
The following are fees for Utah driving record:
- $6 for non-certified driving record
- Certified driving record: 410.75 for up to 15 pages $15.75 for 16-30 pages $20.75 for 31-45 pages $25.75 for 46 pages or more
Accepted Forms of Payment
Utah DPS accepts the following forms of payments:
- Money order
- Credit/debit card.
The Utah DPS accepts credit or debit card only when requesting non certified driving record online. For mail requests, payments must be made through money order or check.
Rectifying Your Utah Driving Record
If there are errors in your Utah driving record, contact the Utah Department of Public Safety to have those errors removed. You can reach them through phone at (801) 965-4437 or (888) 353-4224- Toll-free.