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Drivers' License Formats for All States

State Abbreviation License format
Alabama AL 7 numeric
Alaska AK 1-7 numeric
Arizona AZ 1 alphabetic, 5-6 numeric
2 alphabetic, 5 numeric
9 numeric (SSN)
1 alphabetic, 8 numeric
Arkansas AR 9 numberic
California CA 1 alphabetic, 7 numeric
Colorado CO 9 numeric (not SSN)
Connecticut CT 9 numeric
Delaware DE 4-7 numeric
District of Columbia DC 9 numeric (SSN)
Florida FL 1 alphabetic (first letter of last name), 11-12 numeric
Georgia GA 6-9 numeric
HAWAII HI 9 numeric
Letter "H" and 8 numeric
Idaho ID 9 numeric
2 alphabetic, 6 numeric, 1 alphabetic
Illinois IL 1 alphabetic (first letter of last name), 11 numeric
Indiana IN 1 alphabetic, 9 numeric
10 numeric
Iowa IA 9 numeric (SSN)
7 alphabetic, 2 numeric (any order)
Kansas KS 9 numeric (SSN)
Letter "K", 8 numeric
Kentucky KY 9-10 numeric
1 alphabetic, 8 numeric
Louisiana LA 7 numeric preceded by 2 zeros
Maine ME 7 numeric
Maryland MD 1 alphabetic (first letter of last name), 12 numeric
Massachusetts MA 1 alphabetic, 8 numeric
9 numeric (SSN)
Michigan MI 1 alphabetic (first letter of last name), 12 numeric
Minnesota MN 1 alphabetic (first letter of last name), 12 numeric
Mississippi MS 9 numeric
Missouri MO 1 alphabetic, 6-7 numeric
9 numeric (SSN)
Montana MT 9 numeric
13 numeric
1 alphabetic, 1 numeric, 1 alphanumeric, 2 numeric, 3 alphabetic, and 1 numeric
Nebraska NE 1 alphabetic, 6-8 numeric
Nevada NV 9 numeric (SSN)
10 numeric
New Hampshire NH 2 numeric, 3 alphabetic, 5 numeric
New Jersey NJ 1 alphabetic (first letter of last name), 14 numeric
New Mexico NM 8 numeric
9 numeric (SSN)
New York NY 9 numeric (not SSN)
North Carolina NC 4-8 numeric
North Dakota ND 9 numeric
3 alphabetic, 6 numeric
Ohio OH 9 numeric (SSN)
2 alphabetic, 6 numeric
(use SSN as DL# if available)
Oklahoma OK 9 numeric
Oregon OR 6-7 numeric
Pennsylvania PA 8 numeric
Rhode Island RI 7 numeric
South Carolina SC 7 numeric
9 numeric with 2 zeros in front
South Dakota SD 8 numeric
9 numeric (SSN)
11 numeric
Tennessee TN 7-9 numeric
Texas TX 8 numeric beginning with 0, 1, or 2
Utah UT 6-9 numeric
Vermont VT 8 numeric
7 numeric, 1 alphabetic
Virginia VA 9 numeric
1 alphabetic, 8 numeric
Washington WA 5 alphabetic (last name), 1 alphabetic (first name), 1 alphabetic (middle name), 3 numeric, 2 alphanumeric (if last or middle name field falls short, fill with *'s)
West Virginia WV 1 alphabetic, 6 numeric
2 alphabetic, 5 numeric
the number "1", the letter "X", 5 numeric
Wisconsin WI 1 alphabetic (first letter of last name), 13 numeric
Wyoming WY 9-10 numeric