MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) announced Monday that all newly issued licenses and non-driver IDs, effective Dec. 1, will now have eight digits.
The additional digit will be added due to the state’s growing population, according to ALEA. However, licenses containing seven numbers will not be affected.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call ALEA at 334-242-4400.
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The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) soon will add a digit to driver license numbers to accommodate the state’s growing population. Effective Dec. 1, 2018, all new driver licenses and non-driver IDs will contain eight-digit numbers. The longer numbers already have been used on state-issued non-driver IDs. The change will not affect Alabama driver license holders who were issued seven-digit numbers. For questions concerning this change, please call 334.242.4400. #ALEADriverLicense