The primary purpose of a Driver’s license is to establish the holder of that license has the minimum skills required to safely operate a motor vehicle. Many entities have decided that this driving document can be accepted as proof of ID. The department does not have any authority to mandate that other entities accept our driving documents as proof of ID.
Note that Vermont is Real ID compliant. The Vermont Driver Privilege Card is Not Real ID compliant. See more on Real ID here.
No one outside of DMV. Only specially trained DMV employees have access to your record.
The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) uses facial recognition technology as part of our ongoing effort to prevent individuals from obtaining multiple licenses or Non-Driver ID cards. Vermont DMV is committed to doing everything it can to combat identity theft and protect the identities of Vermont residents.
Facial recognition is an effective technology that motor vehicle agencies across the country have been using for over 10 years to:
You will not be permitted to take the driving test unless the motor vehicle you furnish is properly equipped, in good mechanical condition, and properly registered and inspected.