Sex Offender Driver’s License or Identification Card Requirements — Louisiana Law

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If you are being charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender La.R.S. 15:542.1.4, contact our law firm — we have a history of aggressively defending these cases and keeping our clients out of jail.


Sex Offender Driver’s License or Identification Card Requirements


The Louisiana driver’s license, regardless of its class, issued to any person who is required to register as a sex offender shall contain a restriction code which declares that the license holder is a sex offender.  The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall comply with the provisions of this Subsection and the driver’s license shall include the words “sex offender” which shall be orange in color.

Any person to whom this Subsection applies shall carry upon his person the last driver’s license issued to him.


The department shall issue a license required pursuant to this Subsection for a period of 1 year.  When the department issues a license pursuant to this Subsection the license shall be valid for a period of one year from the date of issuance.


Any person to whom this Subsection applies shall personally appear at a motor vehicle field office to renew his driver’s license every year, in addition to the yearly registration requirements..  Registration shall include the submission of current information to the department and the verification of registration information, including the street address and telephone number of the registrant; name, street address and telephone number of the registrant’s employer, and any other registration information that may need to be verified.  Upon successful completion of registration, the bureau shall electronically transmit this fact to the office of motor vehicles which may then proceed to renew the driver’s license.  In order to reimburse the office of motor vehicles for the cost of a yearly issuance, the regular renewal fee shall be collected at each renewal pursuant to this Subsection.


These provisions shall apply to all registered sex offenders regardless of the date of conviction.



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