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R708. Public Safety, Driver License.

Rule R708-45. Renewal or Duplicate License for Utah Residents Temporarily Residing Out of State.

As in effect on October 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R708-45-1. Purpose.

The purpose of this rule is to establish procedures whereby the division may renew or issue a duplicate regular license certificate to a Utah resident who is temporarily residing outside of the state.

R708-45-2. Authority.

This rule is authorized by Sections 53-3-104 and 53-3-205.

R708-45-3. Definitions.

Definitions in this rule are found in Section 53-3-102.

In addition:

(a) "DOD applicant" means a person who is a civilian employee of the United States Department of Defense that is stationed outside of the United States, or an immediate family member or dependent residing outside of the United States with such person who has applied for a renewal or duplicate Utah driver license;

(b) "DOS applicant" means a person who is a civilian employee of the United States State Department that is stationed outside of the United States, or an immediate family member or dependent residing outside of the United States with such person who has applied for a renewal or duplicate Utah driver license; and

(c) "military applicant" means a person who is ordered to active duty and stationed outside Utah in any of the armed forces of the United States, or an immediate family member or dependent residing outside of Utah with such person who has applied for a renewal or duplicate Utah driver license.

R708-45-4. Requirements to Renew or Obtain a Duplicate License.

(1) To be eligible to obtain a renewal or duplicate driver license under the provisions of this rule, an applicant shall:

(a) be a resident of the state of Utah;

(b) be temporarily residing outside the state of Utah; and

(c) have a valid regular license certificate with a digitized driver license photo on file with the division.

(2) The driver record of the applicant shall not:

(a) contain evidence that demonstrates the applicant is a hazard to public safety within the five-year period preceding the application; or

(b) reflect expiration of more than a six-month period at the time the application is submitted to the division unless:

(i) the applicant is a DOD applicant, DOS applicant or military applicant; and

(ii) the license has not been suspended, disqualified, denied, revoked or cancelled by the division.

(3) An applicant is not eligible to renew or obtain a duplicate license under the provisions of this rule if:

(a) the applicant holds a:

(i) commercial driver license;

(ii) limited term driver license; or

(iii) driving privilege card;

(b) the applicant has previously renewed or obtained a duplicate license under the provisions of this rule, unless approved by the division director or designee;

(c) the applicant has changed their name since the last Utah license was issued; or

(d) the required license restrictions have changed since the last Utah license was issued.

R708-45-5. Renewal or Duplicate License Application.

(1) To apply for a renewal or duplicate license under the provisions of this rule, an applicant shall submit to the division:

(a) a license application form, which can be obtained from the division either online or through the mail;

(b) verification pursuant to Section 53-3-205 of:

(i) identity;

(ii) legal presence;

(iii) social security number; and

(iv) Utah residency;

(c) a completed certificate of visual examination form which can be obtained from the division either online or through the mail, if the applicant is age 64 years and 6 months or older at the time of application;

(d) supporting documentation that establishes an applicant is a DOD applicant, DOS applicant or military applicant, if applicable;

(e) proof of successful completion of a certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation rider training course, if the applicant is a military applicant and is applying for an original motorcycle endorsement;

(f) written notice of the applicant's intent to apply for a renewal or duplicate license under the provisions of this rule; and

(g) applicable fees.

(2) Upon receipt of a completed application packet, the division:

(a) shall review the materials to determine if the applicant is eligible for a renewal or duplicate license; and

(b) may request additional information to determine if the applicant is eligible for a renewal or duplicate license.

(3)(a) If the division determines that the applicant has met all of the requirements for a renewal or duplicate license, the division shall issue the license certificate to the applicant.

(b) The license certificate shall expire as provided in Section 53-3-205.

(4) If the division determines that the applicant does not meet the requirements for a renewal or duplicate license:

(a) the division shall issue a denial letter to the applicant that states the reasons for the denial; and

(b) the applicant may seek agency review as provided by Section 63G-4-301 by filing a written request for review within 30 calendar days after the issuance of the letter.

KEY

renewal license, duplicate license, Utah resident temporarily out-of-state

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

August 8, 2013

Notice of Continuation

September 4, 2019

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

53-3-104; 53-3-205


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R708, please contact the promulgating agency (Public Safety, Driver License). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.