Driving History Records

All Kentucky drivers’ license holders have a driving history record. The record contains identifying information, any licenses that have been issued to you, any traffic conviction information, and any administrative entries regarding your driving privileges. 

The Division of Driver Licensing maintains your non-CDL record for five (5) years and a full driving history for CDL holders. The Division of Driver Licensing offers three-year driving records to the public and third party requesters. 

Three-year Driving History Records (DHR) may be obtained by anyone however, it contains no personal information such as an address, social security number, and description.

Full Driving History Record (DHR) contains identifying information, any licenses that have been issued to you, any traffic conviction information, any administrative entries regarding your driving privileges; all CDL related requirements as well as other information. To obtain a full DHR on someone other than yourself you must have a notarized release from the driver or a subpoena.

 Online

A three-year DHR may be obtained online at https://dhr.ky.gov. The cost is $5.50. Your DHR will be emailed to you within minutes of completing the request

Online payment can be made with one of the following credit cards or debit cards:

American Express Discover Mastercard VISA

 Visit Kentucky Three-year Driving History Record Portal

 By Mail

A full driving history record can be obtained from the Division of Driver Licensing in Frankfort for a cost of $3.00 in the form of a certified check or money order, made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer. Please include your name, social security number or KY driver's license number, date of birth, and your current address in the request and mail it to:

 Important: The DHR will be mailed back to the requestor

Clearance Letters

A clearance letter from Kentucky is a certified copy of a five-year full driving history record. This letter/record is not available to purchase on-line. Attorney’s requesting a full driving record must have a subpoena or notarized written consent from the record holder. You may purchase a clearance letter by mail:

 By Mail

A clearance letter can be obtained from the Division of Driver Licensing in Frankfort for a cost of $3.00 in the form of a certified check or money order, made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer. Please include your name, social security number or KY driver's license number, date of birth, your current address, and a written signature in the request and mail it to:

 Important: The DHR will be mailed back to the requestor
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