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Request a driving record
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Registry of Motor Vehicles
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What you need for Request a driving record
Driving records include criminal and civil driving offenses for which you were either found guilty or responsible, plus discretionary and administrative license suspensions.
There are 2 types of driving records:
- An unattested public driving record, used for personal or informational purposes.
- A true and attested public driving record, used for official and/or court purposes and carries the signature of the Registrar of Motor Vehicles.
Fees for Request a driving record
|Public Driving Record - True and Attested Fee||$20||each|
|Public Driving Record - Unattested Fee||$8||each|
|Personal Driving History Fee||$20||each|
|Certified Driving History Fee||$20||each|
How to request Request a driving record
To request a driving record online, you will need to provide the following:
- Driver's license/learner's permit number
- First and last name
- Date of birth
- Social Security Number (SSN) for the driver
- Requester information (if you are requesting the record for someone else)
- Email address
- Applicable fee
Unattested Public Driving Record
This record is primarily used for personal or informational purposes. This type of Public Driving Record can be accessed at the end of this transaction. The cost of the Public Driving Record is $8.00.
True and Attested Public Driving Record
This record is primarily used for official and court purposes as it is stamped with the signature of the Registrar. The RMV will mail this record, along with an explanatory cover letter, only to the record holder at the address that is on file in RMV records. The cost is $20.00.
You can request a copy of a driving record by mail by completing the Public Driving Record Request form and mailing the form and check or money order payable to MassDOT to:
Registry of Motor Vehicles
Court Records Department
P.O. Box 55896
Boston, MA 02205
Please allow 2 weeks to process and mail the record.
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Third party request for personal information
If a third party is interested in obtaining a Registry record that contains personal information about another person, the requester must certify that they are eligible to view the record. Eligibility details and required identification can be found in the Request for Personal Information in the RMV Records form.
The requester must complete the request form and obtain a notarized signature of the person whose personal information is being requested. If a federal, state, or local agency wants access to a RMV record, the agency must either obtain a subpoena or follow the protocols outlined above.