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Obtaining a copy of an Iowa driving record, traffic ticket or other document

Get it online

Obtain a certified copy of your own driving record on our myMVD website. A certified driving record is your official driving record certified by the Iowa DOT and can be used for official or legal purposes. The fee is $5.50 plus a $1.50 service charge.

If you simply want to view your Iowa driving history or print a noncertified copy, you can do that for free through the myMVD website.

The myMVD online service is for individual use by persons conducting their own transactions. If you are a business or organization seeking driving record information, please go to www.iowaccess.net/iowadlr.


Get it by mail

Obtain a copy of your certified driving history through the mail. The fee is $5.50.

You can also obtain a traffic ticket(s), previously issued driver's license applications showing license history in Iowa, or any other document, for a cost of 50 cents per copy.

For all requests that are sent by mail, you will need to complete the Privacy Act Agreement For Request of Motor Vehicle Records form.  Please clearly state the type of record you are requesting.  If you are requesting this information for yourself, you only need to complete Section A and Section D. Send the completed form, a copy of your driver's license or non-driver identification card, a check for the appropriate amount made payable to "Treasurer, State of Iowa" and mail your request to the address below.

Mail your request to:
Office of Driver Services
Iowa Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 9204
Des Moines, Iowa 50306-9204