Can you get a hardship license in Mississippi?

Can you get a hardship license in Mississippi?

The Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) offers restricted/hardship licenses to eligible applicants who need to drive to work while their regular licenses are suspended or revoked. You may be eligible for a special restricted driver license.

What does the yellow star mean on MS driver’s license?

MS Dept. of Public Safety) In Mississippi, when residents get their first drivers license or renew a current one, the gold star in the corner means the licence is compliant with the Department of Homeland Security’s new rules. All air travelers will have to present the identification to pass through TSA checkpoints.

What is a Class R license in Mississippi?

Class R – Regular License. No person shall drive or operate a motor vehicle other than a motorcycle upon the highways of the State of Mississippi without first securing an operator’s license to drive on the highways of the state.

What qualifies you for a hardship license in Mississippi?

The three bases which allow you to obtain a hardship license are: 1) continuing employment, 2) continuing education, or 3) obtaining necessary medical treatment.

How long can your license be suspended in Mississippi?

The length of the suspension depends on the severity of the violation and whether it is a first or repeat offense. For a 1st time conviction, your license will be suspended for 90 days to 1 year. For a 2nd conviction, the suspension period is 2 years. A 3rd or subsequent offense will result in a 5-year suspension.

What do I need to get a gold star on my driver’s license in Mississippi?

In order to obtain a REAL ID gold star license, visit any Mississippi driver license station to purchase a duplicate or renewal driver’s license or identification card. You can also go online at to purchase one.

Is Mississippi driver’s license a REAL ID?

Mississippi started issuing REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses in 2018. Those who have been renewing their licenses since then or will be eligible to renew them will get gold stars and not be affected.