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A Driver Record Report may also be referred to as a Driver History Record or a Driver Abstract. There are three (3) records available: the Insurance Report, the Certified Report, and the Non-certified Report. Each report has a $15 fee.

  • Insurance Driver Record Report: This report has only violations and accidents. The report covers five (5) years on court convictions and three (3) years on crash involvement.
  • Certified Driver Record Report: This report has detailed information regarding past history including present and/or past suspensions/revocations, restorations, convictions, and crash involvement. The printed report is stamped with a raised seal and stamped with the Director's signature and the phrase "Certified - True & Correct." The report covers seven (7) years for court convictions, ten (10) years for DWI convictions, and five (5) years on crash involvement. Note: The retention periods are increased for Commercial Drivers.
  • Non-Certified Driver Record Report: This report has detailed information regarding past history including present and/or past suspensions/revocations, restorations, convictions and crash involvement. The report covers seven (7) years for court convictions, ten (10) years for DWI convictions, and five (5) years on crash involvement. Note: The retention periods are increased for Commercial Drivers.

Driver Record Content

In addition to the historical records (suspensions/revocations, restorations, convictions, and/or crash involvement) each record type contains the following information:

  • Name.
  • Date of Birth.
  • Address - that shown reflects the most current address appearing on the files of the DMV.
  • New Hampshire identification number.
  • DMV file number.
  • Suspension/Revocation status of the license/operating privilege.
  • Insurance filing/SR-22 requirement - required or not.
  • Completion date of Safe Driver Course - appears only if completion certificate is provided to DMV.
  • Completion date of Driver Attitude Program - appears only if completion certificate is provided to DMV.
  • Name(s) the individual is also know as (AKA) and/or was formerly known as (FKA).

Miscellaneous

  • Social Security Numbers are not released.
  • Information related to the individual's driver license is limited to:
    • The current/valid New Hampshire license - when it was issued and when it expires. Please note: If you are seeking documentation related to the history of the issuance of a New Hampshire license, you will need to request a Letter of Verification.
    • The license classification - Operator, CDL-A, CDL-B, etc.
    • New Hampshire restriction codes on a license (i.e., corrective lenses, ignition interlock device, etc.).
  • Mail returned to DMV from the USPS as undeliverable is posted/shown on both Certified and Non-Certified records.
  • Demerit Points.
  • Records are purged using an automated procedure. Retention periods/guidelines are determined by both federal regulations and New Hampshire laws.

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