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

Harvest, AL |
Filed under: Government law

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

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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.


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 advice and do not form attorney-client relationship. Always consult an attorney for a legal advice.



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