License

Why is the license picture black and white?

B&W portrait is a byproduct of our cards being printed on polycarbonate (PC). PC has become the de facto card construction for IDs, particularly in the international market. The biggest advantage is that it is a fully fused, monolithic card that can’t be deconstructed to access the personalization data. 

In our previous cards, the personalization was applied to the surface of the card and thus offers an opportunity to attack the card by “opening it up”. 

License Restrictions

Code Restriction Definition Notes
A Accompanied by Licensed Operator 25 or Older Vermont Specific
B Corrective Lenses AAMVA Standard
C Mechanical Devices (Hand Controls or other Adaptive Devices) AAMVA Standard
D Prosthetic Aid AAMVA Standard
E No Manual Transmission-Equipped CMV AAMVA Standard
F No Consumption of Alcohol or Drugs

New license/ID will allow third gender option starting this summer

04 June 2019

“When an ID does not match the gender identity or expression of the holder, the person can be exposed to potentially uncomfortable situations,” said DMV Commissioner Wanda Minoli. “Thanks in large part to the hard work of Vermonters in the LGBTQ community, we saw an opportunity to allow a third gender option for increased safety and inclusion of al

I forgot to update my address on my license/ID application. How can I receive my license/ID?

You may contact us to inquire if the license/ID was returned to the DMV as undeliverable. If the license/ID has not been returned, you must complete a replacement license/ID application (VL-040). The fee for the replacement is $20.00 or $15.00 (CDL), and an additional $30.00 if the license/ID is enhanced.

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Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

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