When getting a state ID do they run a background check for warrants?
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They will run your name for warrants. If there are any, you'll be arrested.
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If the warrant is in the computer, or there is a hold on your driver's license from the other state, then if you saunter into a DPS office even for a state identification card, they will detain you. Clear up the warrant first.
Yes, background checks for outstanding warrants are usually performed when applying for an ID or driver's license. Contact a local attorney in the county where your warrant is outstanding to see what can be done to clear the matter.
Most states will only come get you for a felony warrant.
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