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Request for Termination of License Revocation

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Non-Felony Termination of Revocation

On July 1, 1993, a law went into effect that allows people whose driver's licenses were revoked before that date to apply for a review of their driving records to see if they can get their revocation terminated. This law only applies to people with three or more revocations for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Refusal to Take a Breath Test (Refusal) or a chemical test result of .10 or more.

If a person was convicted of DWI or Refusal, their driver's license was probably revoked by both the court in a court case and by the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in an administrative action. Because of this, to obtain a new driver's license, they will have to get both the court and DMV to terminate the revocations. The steps they will need to take are listed below.

Procedure

  1. Complete an application for termination of revocation (Form # 402) and send it to Anchorage Driver Services (ADS).

    Please note: The bottom half of the form has to be filled in and signed by an authorized person at a local Alcohol Safety Action Program office. If there is no ASAP office in your area, you will need to have it signed by a State approved alcohol counseling agency.

  2. Once the application is received by ADS, we will check that:
    • Your application is complete and all the required documents have been submitted.
    • You have completed an approved alcohol education and rehabilitation treatment program.
    • Your license has been revoked for the shortest amount of time required. The minimum revocation periods are:
      • 90 days - First offense
      • 1 year - Second offense
      • 3 years - Third offense
      • 5 years - Fourth or subsequent offense
    • Your license has not been revoked for more time because of other license actions

      Please note: Most revocations run consecutive (one after the other), not concurrent (at the same time). This means if the court did not order a revocation to run concurrent, each action will follow the other.

  3. Once we verify that you have done everything to comply with the law, we will review your driving record and determine if any of the revocations can be modified. We will send you a document to provide to the court.
  4. The court will have to sign the form showing it agrees with the our review of the driving record.  Convictions in multiple courts will require a sign off from each court.
  5. If the court(s) agrees with us, you will send the decision signed by the court to:

    State of Alaska
    Division of Motor Vehicles
    Attn:  DRIVER LICENSING
    1300 W Benson Boulevard STE 100
    Anchorage, AK 99503-3689

  6. We will then change our records to show the new revocation dates. We have up to 14 days to process terminations of revocations.
  7. Once the driving record has been changed, we will then send you a letter telling you how to reinstate their driving privileges.

Felony Termination of Revocation

On July 1, 2002, the legislature enacted laws allowing a driver whose privilege to drive was revoked permanently following a conviction for felony driving under the Influence (DUI) or Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing (Refusal) to apply for a termination of revocation.  This law only applies to drivers convicted on or after July 1, 2002 under AS 28.35.030 (n) or AS 28.35.032 (p).  To be eligible for a felony termination of revocation you must have served at least 10 years of the revocation period and you have not been convicted of a criminal offense since your license was revoked.

Procedure

  1. Complete an application for felony termination of revocation (Form # 403) and send it to Anchorage Driver Services (ADS)

    Please note: The bottom half of the form has to be filled in and signed by an authorized person at a local Alcohol Safety Action Program office. If there is no ASAP office in your area, you will need to have it signed by a State approved alcohol counseling agency.

  2. Once the application is received by us, we will check to make sure:
    • Your application is complete and all the requireddocuments have been submitted.
    • You has completed an approved alcohol education and rehabilitation treatment program.
    • Your license has been revoked for the felony DUI or Refusal for at least 10 years.
    • You have not been convicted of a criminal offense since your license was revoked.
  3. Once we verify you have complied with the law, we will review your driving record and determine if the felony revocation can be modified. We will send you a document to provide to the court.
  4. The court will have to sign the form showing it agrees with the our review of your driving record.
  5. If the court(s) agrees with us, you will send the decision signed by the court to:

    State of Alaska
    Division of Motor Vehicles
    Attn:  DRIVER LICENSING
    1300 W Benson Boulevard STE 100
    Anchorage, AK 99503-3689

  6. We will then change our records to show the new revocation dates. We have up to 14 days to process terminations of revocations.
  7. Once the driving record has been changed, we will then send you a letter telling you how to reinstate their driving privileges.

For further Help

If you have further questions, please contact us at Anchorage Driver Services (ADS)