The California Department Of Motor Vehicles (DMV) added new security enhancements to its driver’s license and identification cards. Beginning in September 2010, the State of California began issuing driver’s license and identification cards containing new security features. The last major revision made to these cards was in 2001. Since the DMV issues more than 8.25 million driver’s license and identification cards each year, it is important Our Company has the tools to make sure these cards are safe, authentic, secure, and accurate.
The information on the new driver’s license and identification cards is the same as the previously issued cards but is presented in a new format, which improves readability. The format of the card issued to individuals under 21 will be vertical and those over 21 will be horizontal. This serves as an aid to retailers and law enforcement in easily identifying the age of the cardholder.
Additional enhancements are:
For complete details and samples log on to the California Department of Motor Vehicles Website at: http://www.dmv.ca.gov/dl/dl.htm.
"The new security features, coupled with advanced technology, make California driver license and identification cards one of the most secure identification documents in the country," said DMV Director George Valverde. All driver’s license and identification cards issued prior to September 2010 will remain valid until the expiration date printed on the card. Cardholders who wish to have a new card before their expiration date may do so for a fee.