AL Driver License services to go down for database conversion - WRBL

AL Driver License services to go down for database conversion

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Safety’s Driver License Division has scheduled a database conversion the last weekend of April.

The conversion will affect all systems, including online services, which will be shut down from 5 p.m. Fri., 
April 25, to 8 a.m. Wed., April 30.

During that time, Driver License examining offices across the state will be unable to issue, renew or reinstate driver licenses and non-driver identification cards. In addition, access to motor vehicle records (MVRs) and Alabama Uniform Crash Reports will be offline.

This temporary system shutdown will also affect probate offices, license commissioners’ offices and other agencies and businesses that involve Alabama driver license transactions or reviews.


To lessen the impact on the public, state offices already will be closed as April 28 is a state holiday.

Normal service is expected to resume at 8 a.m. April 30.

For more information about Public Safety’s Driver License Division and its services, please visit dps.alabama.gov.

Jessi Mitchell

Jessi joined the WRBL news team in October 2012 after working as a freelance production assistant for MTV Networks in Los Angeles.
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