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August 5, 2003

Texans Can Update Their Driver License Address at

Advanced Feature Makes Compliance with Law Easier

The Texas Department of Public Safety is proud to announce its latest online driver license service at , the official website for the State of Texas. This new service allows eligible license and identification holders to conveniently update the address on their driver license or identification card from home or work using a valid credit or debit card.

"We are pleased to be able to expand our online services to include address changes," said Col. Thomas A. Davis Jr., director of the DPS. "Drivers and identification card holders are required by law to change their address on their card within 30 days."

The online change of address process is simple. License and identification holders only need information from their current driver license or identification card to complete the transaction. Address changes may be made separately or in conjunction with a driver license renewal. The online change of address service costs a total of $11. If you renew at the same time, the total cost is $25.

To be eligible, the license or identification card must not be expired, the applicant does not currently hold a provisional driver license, is over 18 years of age and their record indicates no current suspension or revocations. This service is only available for Class C and CM type licenses.

Visitors can access with confidence because the website incorporates the highest level of security available today. Services are available in both English and Spanish. DPS has offered drivers the option of renewing their driver license over the internet for the last two years. To date, more than 440,000 people have taken advantage of convenient online services that are safe and secure.

"In providing this internet option, Texans no longer must adjust their schedules to coordinate with the office hours of state government. Technology allows this service to be available at the customer's convenience," Col. Davis said.

About is the official website for the State of Texas and provides instant access to a network of state and local government agencies. Here, citizens and businesses are able to download commonly used government forms, renew vehicle registrations and driver licenses, and pay parking tickets and utility bills over the Internet. is the result of a public-private relationship between the State of Texas and BearingPoint, Inc., (NYSE:BE), one of the world's largest business consulting and systems integration firms. For more information, visit