Utah Administrative Code

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R708. Public Safety, Driver License.

Rule R708-46. Refugee or Approved Asylee Knowledge Test in Applicant's Native Language.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R708-46-1. Purpose.

Effective July 1, 2011, the Utah Driver License Division shall allow an applicant for a limited-term driver license to take the knowledge test on the state of Utah traffic laws in the person's native language the first time the person applies for a limited-term license certificate.

R708-46-2. Authority.

This rule is authorized by Section 53-3-206.

R708-45-3. Definitions.

(1) "Refugee" means a person who has entered into the United States in refugee status.

(2) "Approved Asylee" means a person who has an approved application for asylum in the United States or who has a pending application for asylum in the United States.

(3) "Limited-Term License Certificate" means the evidence of the privilege granted and issued under Chapter 53-3 to drive a motor vehicle to a person whose privilege was obtained providing evidence of lawful presence in the United States with one of the document requirements described in Subsection 53-3-205(8)(a)(ii)(B).

R708-46-4. Requirements.

(1) The first time an applicant with a refugee or approved asylee status applies for a limited-term certificate they shall be given the opportunity to take the knowledge test in their native language.

(2) The Division of Workforce Services will maintain a list of qualified interpreters on the web.

R708-46-5. Procedures.

(1). The applicant must schedule an appointment for their first test using the on-line scheduler.

(2). The applicant must arrange for an interpreter approved by the Division of Workforce Services to accompany them for the test.

(a)The examiner will print a test from the testing kiosk server.

(b) The examiner will observe the interpreter read the test questions and answers to the applicant in their native language.

(c) Upon completion of the test, the examiner will:

(1) Grade the test

(2) Inform the applicant of the test score.

(3) Enter the results of the test on the applicant's driver license record.


limited-term driver license; knowledge test; refugee; approved asylee

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

July 12, 2011

Notice of Continuation

July 7, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law


Additional Information


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.