EDL

Relating to Enhanced Driver's Licenses or Enhanced Identification.

Lost/Replacement License

15 February 2017
Used to make changes (name change, address change, etc), get a new picture, remove a restriction (eye glass) or to replace a lost or stolen license or learner permit. For CDL use form VL-031.

Is the Vermont Enhanced Driver’s License (EDL) or Enhanced Non-Driver ID (EID) acceptable for Real ID compliance?

Yes, the Vermont EDL & EID are designated as acceptable border-crossing documents by DHS under the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI). Vermont EDL & EID are acceptable for official Federal purposes (i.e., boarding a commercial aircraft, accessing a federal facility, or entering a nuclear power plant).

Will a Real ID marked card be valid for a different length of time than one that is not marked?

Maybe; Federal regulations require that a DL or ID card issued to a person who is a temporary foreign national has an expiration date that coincides with the expiration of valid legal status obtained from documentation provided. A temporary foreign national may renew the DL or ID card, upon proof of continued lawful status.

What if my name has changed?

If your name is different than the one shown on your birth certificate or other document used to establish identity and date of birth, you must provide certified copies of the legal documents that connect the name on the document used to establish identity and date of birth to your current name. The following documents are acceptable.

Court-ordered name change.
This includes:

If I have temporary lawful status in the United States, will the Driver's License or ID card issued to me be different?

Your card will read “limited term” and the expiration date will coincide with the expiration of valid legal status obtained from documentation provided. If your lawful stay has no defined end or expiration date, you will have the option of choosing a 2 or 4 year card.

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