The reference attorney can walk you through the steps to reinstate your license or request an occupational driver's license. You can speak with the reference attorney for FREE if your case will be filed in Travis County courts. This service is offered remotely. We do not have walk-in services until further notice.


Days: Monday — Friday

Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Travis County Law Library & Self-Help Center
1700 Guadalupe Street, 2nd floor
Austin, Texas 78701

The reference attorney cannot represent you or give you legal advice. Visit our Legal Aid section for more information on finding free or low‐cost legal help.

  • Certified Abstract (Type AR) of driving record:

    Get your Certified Abstract online:
    Be careful: To get your certified Abstract online, you MUST verify that ALL of your DPS records (driver's license (DL), ID or unlicensed record) have been CONSOLIDATED or you risk purchasing incomplete information and may need to purchase additional records.

    If you have determined that your records are consolidated, you may purchase your driving record online, with a credit card and print it out. The online cost is $22. You will need to enter your driver’s license number and license audit number from your most recent DL (or ID, if your records are CONSOLIDATED) and the last four digits of your social security number at: https://www.dps.texas.gov/section/driver-license/how-order-driver-record

    Get your Certified Abstract by mail:
    To get a Certified Abstract by mail, print the DR-1 form called “Request for a Certified Abstract of a Driver Record” from https://www.dps.texas.gov/section/driver-license/how-order-driver-record

    Mail the completed form and a $20 check or money order to Texas DPS. This form does not require the audit number or your social security number.

  • SR-22 proof of insurance from your insurance company
  • Proof that you need to drive to go to work, school, or perform essential household duties, etc.

    Examples of proof: your school schedule or registration, a current pay stub, a letter from your job, or an affidavit (sworn statement) explaining your need to drive.


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