News Alabama Driver License Number Changes

Effective December 1, 2018, Alabama will begin issuing an 8-digit driver license number.  Alabama will continue to support the existing 7-digit numbers and also the new 8-digit numbers.   Alabama currently issues 8-digit non-driver identification cards. 


Both numbers below will be valid DL formats as of December 1, 2018.






Services Division

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

301 South Ripley Street

Montgomery, AL 36104

- Motor Vehicle Division