Frequently Asked Questions

Can I request a certified driver’s record online?
There is currently no option to request an online driving record through the Wyoming DOT. To learn more about how to check driving records, contact your local Wyoming DOT office.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

Do I need to attend traffic school if I get a speeding ticket?
Depending on the traffic ticket price and penalties that you received in Wyoming, you may be able to attend a defensive driving course to have traffic fines dismissed. Contact the circuit court in the district where your ticket was issued to see if you are eligible.

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How can I pay for my traffic or parking ticket?
After committing traffic or parking violations in Wyoming, you can pay traffic tickets online, by mail or in person at a local Wyoming DMV office. To pay traffic tickets on the website, visit the Wyoming Online Citation Payment System. You will need to enter your name and address as well as the information on your traffic fines. Paying traffic tickets online comes with a convenience fee.

To pay traffic fines by mail or in person, you must follow the instructions printed on your ticket. To find out more about how to pay traffic tickets, visit a local Wyoming DMV office.

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How do I file a complaint when I believe someone has illegally accessed my DMV record?
Residents must contact the Wyoming DOT immediately if they believe somebody has accessed their driving record illegally. Contact information is as follows:

Wyoming Department of Transportation

5300 Bishop Blvd.

Cheyenne, WY 82009

307-777-4375

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

How do I get a copy of my driving record?
Driving records in Wyoming can be ordered either by mail or in person at a local Wyoming DOT office. To check driving records at the office, present the official with your drivers license or ID card and provide payment for the $5 driving record fee.

To check your driving record by mail, print and complete a Release for Driving Record & Personal Information Form DSFR-11e. Mail the completed application and fee to the following address:

Wyoming Department of Transportation Driver Service – Driving Records 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

You should receive your driving record within seven business days. There is currently no option to receive an online driving record through the Wyoming DOT.

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How do I get a traffic ticket dismissed?
Depending on the Wyoming county you reside in, you may be able to take a defensive driving course to have your ticket dismissed. To find out more, contact a local county clerk.

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How do I obtain a copy of someone else’s driving record?
Due to Federal Driver Privacy Protection Act restrictions, the Wyoming DOT can only release driving records to certain authorized individuals and agencies. Authorized applicants include:

  • Government courts
  • Research companies
  • Authorized driver safety, recall, theft, emission or vehicle alteration agencies
  • Private investigation agencies
  • Employers
  • Insurance companies

To obtain somebody else s DOT driving record, you must have the driver complete the Release for Driving Record & Personal Information Form DSFR-11e and mail the completed form to the following address:

Wyoming Department of Transportation Driver Service – Driving Records 5300 Bishop Blvd Cheyenne, WY 82009

Your request for a Wyoming driving record will be processed within seven business days.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

How do I reinstate my license if I refused to submit a breath/urine/blood test?
Drivers license suspensions in Wyoming for refusing to submit to a BAC test range from 90 days to one year. You must meet a number of requirements before you can receive your reinstated drivers license. For specific requirements, consult the documents from your court hearing and follow the orders laid out by the judge for your drivers license suspension period.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

How do I remove points from my driver’s license?
Wyoming does not currently utilize a point system. However, excessive moving violations will result in a drivers license suspension. You may be eligible to have your ticket dismissed by taking a defensive driving course. To find out more about this option, ask a county clerk official when you go to pay speeding tickets that you ve received.

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How many points can I get on my driving record before my driver’s license is suspended?
Wyoming does not currently utilize a driver point system to track driving violations. However, Wyoming county DOT offices do penalize drivers for excessive traffic citations. Penalties include extra fines and potential drivers license suspensions. Policies vary by county. Contact a local Wyoming DOT office for more information. Violations that can lead to a drivers license suspension include:

  • DUI/DWI
  • Excessive moving violations
  • Failure to meet minimum car insurance requirements
  • Reckless driving

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

How many times can I attend a traffic school course to remove points from my driving record?
Wyoming does not currently have a driving point system. However, depending on the violation and the county you reside in, you may have the option of taking a traffic school course to have your traffic ticket dismissed. Inquire about possible options with the court where your ticket was issued.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

If I lost my traffic or parking ticket, how can I find the information again?
You may be able to find your Wyoming traffic ticket fines information either by visiting the Wyoming Online Citation Payment System or contacting the circuit court for the district where your ticket was issued. When contacting a Wyoming court, make sure to provide your full name, date of birth and drivers license number.

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If my driver’s license was confiscated at the time of my DUI/DWI arrest, how do I get it back?
Drivers in Wyoming must wait until their required suspension period is over before they can reinstate a drivers license confiscated due to a DWI or DUI ticket. Once your suspension is over, you must visit a local Wyoming DMV office to complete the paperwork required to reinstate suspended licenses. You may have to complete additional requirements as stated by the court that handles DUI citations. You will also be required to pay the drivers license reinstatement fee.

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What are the different types of driving records?
There are two types of records you can request through the Wyoming DOT, which include:

  • Three-year driving record
  • Five-year driving record

To find out more about how to check driving records in the state, contact a local Wyoming DOT office.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

What are the penalties of being convicted of driving under the influence?
Penalties for DUI citations in Wyoming vary based on the severity of the offense and how many times you have been issued a DUI ticket. Penalties include:

  • First offense:
    • Up to six months in jail
    • Up to $750 in fines
    • License suspended for 90 days
  • Second offense (within 10 years):
    • Seven days mandatory in jail
    • Up to six months total jail time
    • Between $200 and $750 in fines
    • License suspended for one year
  • Third offense (within 10 years):
    • Thirty days mandatory in jail
    • Up to six months total jail time
    • Between $750 and $3,000 in fines
    • License revocation for three years
    • Must undergo alcohol assessment
  • Fourth offense:
    • Thirty days mandatory in jail
    • Up to seven years total jail time
    • Up to $10,000 in fines
    • License revoked indefinitely

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

What happens if I get traffic ticket fines and I have a CDL?
When CDL license holders receive traffic fines, they must notify their employer within 30 days. Additionally, major offenses such as a DUI can result in drivers license suspensions from one year to life for commercial drivers.

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What information does a driving record contain?
The information included on a Wyoming DOT driving record is the same whether you request a three-year or five-year driving record. Information includes:

  • Moving violations
  • Uninsured accidents
  • Insurance violations
  • Proof of financial responsibility withdrawals
  • DUI/DWI history
  • Reckless driving
  • Accident judgments
  • Vehicular homicide
  • Leaving the scene of an injury accident
  • Felony convictions and withdrawals

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

What is considered the legal alcohol limit?
What is the cost of a DUI?
The cost of a DUI in Wyoming depends on the severity of the offense, if there were any injuries and whether or not this is your first offense. Possible fees include:

  • First offense: Up to $750
  • Second offense: $250 to $750
  • Third offense: $750 to $3,000
  • Fourth offense: Up to $10,000

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

What is the cost of a traffic ticket?
The cost of traffic ticket fines in Wyoming depends on the violation you were cited for. To find out how much a traffic ticket fine is, contact the circuit court in the district where you received the fine.

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What is the cost to get a driver record?
The cost of a Wyoming DOT driving record is $5.

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What is the DUI penalty for a CDL driver?
CDL drivers in Wyoming have harsher penalties than non-commercial drivers. First time convictions of DUIs for a CDL holder will result in a one-year commercial drivers license suspension, along with other court penalties. Drivers transporting hazardous materials when stopped will receive a three-year commercial drivers license suspension. Second convictions will result in a CDL license ban for life.

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What is the DUI penalty for a minor?
Minors who are first time DUI offenders in Wyoming will receive up to six months in jail, up to $750 in fines and a 90-day license suspension. Second DUI/DWI convictions before turning 21 will result in harsher penalties.

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What must I do to reinstate my driver’s license as a result of a DUI/DWI?
Following your suspension period, you can apply for a drivers license reinstatement at a local Wyoming DMV office. Upon arrival, you must complete the required paperwork and pay the drivers license reinstatement fees. DMV officials will check to make sure you have satisfied all court requirements laid out due to your DUI/DWI ticket. You may also need to supply proof of SR-22 auto insurance. Once you ve been approved, you will receive your reinstated drivers license.

For more information: DUI/DWI Information for Wyoming

Where can I find more information about an ignition interlock device?
Most convictions in Wyoming for driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated require you to install an Ignition Interlock Device (IID) on your vehicle prior to receiving a restricted license. A Wyoming DMV-approved IID technician must install ignition interlock devices. You must submit proof of this installation in writing to receive your drivers license, plus pay the $50 IID restricted license reinstatement fee. A few of the DMV-approved IID companies include:

To find out if you are eligible for financial assistance for an IID, print and complete the Application for Ignition Interlock Assistance and submit it to a local Wyoming DMV office.

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Where can I find my traffic or parking ticket information online?
To find your Wyoming traffic ticket fines information, visit the Wyoming Online Citation Payment System.

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Why doesn’t a recent traffic ticket I received appear on my driving record?
Occasionally errors may occur on your Wyoming DOT driving record. For this reason, it is a good idea to check your driving record regularly. Errors on your record should be reported immediately to the Wyoming DOT customer service at 307-777-4800. Make sure to have either your drivers license number or Social Security number handy when calling.

For more information: Your Wyoming Driving Record

Will I have points against my driver’s license if I get a ticket?
Wyoming does not currently utilize a point system. However, drivers who receive citations for more than three moving violations within a year will receive a drivers license suspension, in addition to the cost of traffic tickets received.

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Will I have to take an alcohol awareness class to reinstate my driver’s license?
Drivers who have received three or more DUI citations in Wyoming will be required to undergo alcohol assessments prior to reinstating their driver s licenses.

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