VA-DMV-Proof of Legal Presence (DLG-0701)

VA-DMV-Proof of Legal Presence (DLG-0701)

DMV documentation requirements for non-citizens to receive special duration driver privilege cards.

Driver Licensing Guide, Dept. of Motor Vehicles, Virginia

This document is from a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to Virginia Dept. of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

Document explains DMV documentation requirements and policy about issuing special driver licenses to non-citizens and what is required.

Original Date: 01/01/2004
Revision Date: 09/21/2023

Legal presence means that a person is either a U.S. citizen or is legally authorized to be in the U.S. U.S. citizens,
conditional resident aliens, and legal permanent residents are required to present acceptable legal presence document(s)
• they apply for a non-compliant original driver’s license, learner’s permit or ID card AND legal presence is not on
• their non-compliant credential becomes expired, suspended, revoked and/or cancelled AND legal presence is not
on file.
NOTE: Customers born in states that participate in the legal presence certification program may have their legal
presence certified online (refer to DLG-0702).

Document covers:

Document Acceptability
When Legal Presence is NOT Required
Updating Legal Presence – No Credential Issued



File Type: pdf
Categories: VA Election Statutes, VA-DMV, Voter Identification, Voter List Management