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August 5, 2003
Can Update Their Driver License Address at www.TexasOnline.com
Feature Makes Compliance with Law Easier
Texas Department of Public Safety is proud to announce its latest
online driver license service at www.TexasOnline.com
, 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.
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."
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.
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
can access www.TexasOnline.com
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.
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.
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. www.TexasOnline.com
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 www.TexasOnline.com.