Obtaining documents related to an Iowa driver's license record or traffic ticket
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 $3 charge which includes a $1.50 online service fee and $1.50
credit card processing fee.
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 https://driverrecords.iowa.gov/.
Get it by mail
Obtain your certified driving record by mail. A certified driving record is your official driving record certified by the Iowa DOT and can be used for official or legal purposes. It will contain your most recently issued driver's license information and your driving history to date.
To obtain a copy of a traffic ticket(s), previously issued driver's license applications showing license history in Iowa, or any other document you will need to complete the Privacy Act Agreement For Request of Motor Vehicle Records form and submit it by mail. There is a 50 cent charge per document.
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:
Driver & Identification Services
Iowa Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 9204
Des Moines, Iowa 50306-9204