Getting a driver's license from another state is usually not an option.
Once your license is physically taken from you as a part of the DUI-DWI arrest process, an administrative license suspension (or revocation) action is started against your license. If any other state licensing office contacts your state, a "block" will be in place informing the other state that you have a pending license suspension or revocation proceeding that is unresolved.
National Driver's Registry will show suspension/revocation
Recent improvements to the National Driver's Registry have led to much better "tracking" of problem drivers. Today, any attempt to procure a license in any other state will likely be detected and acted upon by the state agency from which you are seeking the new license. If you offer the new state your plastic license to be surrendered for the new state's license, the agency representative in the new state where you are applying can confiscate the license if your existing state licensing agency notifies the new state that your license is suspended. For more detailed information on these new national rules and penalties for fraudulent procurement of a driver's license, read about current guidelines online.
Lying on a driver's license form is a crime
As a prerequisite for getting a driver's license in most states, you must not have your current license suspended or revoked in any other state. Lying on an application form is always an additional crime. Since the state's form is a type of affidavit, falsifying such reports can trigger additional license loss or serious criminal penalties. You can also lose your driver's license in your state for alcohol or drug offenses that you commit in another state.
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