Can a immigrant on a tourist visa obtain a USA drivers license while visiting the USA

Asked over 2 years ago - Harvest, AL

If so are there and special qualification , special being the key question

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Patrick Mahaney


    Contributor Level 16


    Best Answer
    chosen by asker

    Answered . Not in the state of Alabama. In order to obtain a valid Alabama driver license, the applicant must be either a U.S. citizen and resident of the state of Alabama or a non-U.S. citizen holding a permanent visa and a resident of the state of Alabama. See, Code of Alabama, 1975, section 32-6-1.

  2. Gintare Grigaite

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . You need to check DMV website in your state for the special requirements.

    Contact immigration attorney Gintare Grigaite, Esq. at 646-407-2331. Answers on AVVO do not constitute legal... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Unlikely.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.


Ask now

26,939 answers this week

3,298 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

26,939 answers this week

3,298 attorneys answering