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USVI Driver's License Application Form

STXBob
November 25, 2015 02:36PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 2,131

This is the current USVI Driver's License Application Form, for anybody who wants to know what documents to bring to BMV.



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East Ender
November 25, 2015 04:27PM

Registered: 13 years ago
Posts: 4,937

They let me use my VI Voter's ID for one of the #3 items.

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Spartygrad95
November 25, 2015 05:15PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 1,885

Brought Michigan License. Passport, SS card and lease agreement with physical address. I had more than I needed but didn't want to come back. Also need a copy of driving record from states if you've never had VI lisence before.

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quirion
November 25, 2015 06:01PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 428

You didnt need 2 from #3?

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Spartygrad95
November 25, 2015 07:36PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 1,885

Yes. Forgot. Had my car title too.

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Bombi
November 25, 2015 07:45PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 2,104

Very time I go to BMV I get environmental overload with the 2 TVs on differ t channels with the volume at full bore and 20 people talking over the noise while trying to hear and speak through plexiglass with a few holes drilled through it. And why is a HC parking permit $57 when ther are few spaces with 0 enforcement.
Even with all the required ID and a million spent we are still not complaint with the stateside universal ID licenses after about 3 years. Which may not be a bad thing for some people.

optimist with low expectations on STX

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Alana33
November 25, 2015 08:26PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,872

You have TV's in STX?
Granted, haven't been to BMV since last Jan. in STT but don't remember any TV'S.

Back in de olden days, the only ones that had TV's were the ones typing up the new registrations and Lord help you if it interrupted the Soap Operas! Took days sometimes to renew registration.

Ask for supervisor to turn them down. I would!

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Scubadoo
November 25, 2015 08:43PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 2,030

Quote
Bombi
Even with all the required ID and a million spent we are still not complaint with the stateside universal ID licenses after about 3 years. Which may not be a bad thing for some people.

Apparently they are at least good enough for TSA. VI licenses are not in the list of those that will no longer be accepted for domestic travel ID starting next year some time. But they are "Under review for an extension renewal, allowing Federal agencies to accept driver's licenses from these states, until at least January 10, 2016 under a grace period." So we'll see.

Of course passports are accepted by TSA as well.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 11/25/2015 08:54PM by Scubadoo.

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Spartygrad95
November 25, 2015 10:36PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 1,885

Quote
Alana33
You have TV's in STX?
Granted, haven't been to BMV since last Jan. in STT but don't remember any TV'S.

Back in de olden days, the only ones that had TV's were the ones typing up the new registrations and Lord help you if it interrupted the Soap Operas! Took days sometimes to renew registration.

Ask for supervisor to turn them down. I would!

No TVs at STT BMV. it is fairly efficient as well. Mr. Olive has been there talking to people waiting each time I've been there this year (5) times and only had one experience that tested patience.

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AandA2VI
November 26, 2015 03:54AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 2,232

Last two times at BMV STT in and out in less than 20.

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stxsailor
November 27, 2015 03:51PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 497

In Feb last year in and out for registration renewal in STX.....30 mins!

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stjohnjulie
November 28, 2015 05:28AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 752

I just got my DL renewed on STJ a couple of weeks ago. I went at 10:30am and there was two other customers there. It was still 45 minutes from start to finish, but I was told that the place was an absolute zoo prior to me arriving there. I think the workers were trying to sort through all the paperwork generated before I got there. They were all really nice though. I figured it would take me at least an hour and a half to get it done, so I was pretty happy.

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STXBob
February 22, 2018 09:34AM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 2,131

I need to renew my driver's license, and the BMV's phones are dead, so does anybody know:

- Is the list of required documents still the same as it was in 2015? (see list in the application form at the start of this thread)

- Are the same docs required for renewal as for a new license?

- Is the camera working on STX?

- What time does the BMV open?

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fdr
February 22, 2018 06:48PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,194

#1 - looks identical to what I used when I renewed in December
#2 - yes
#3 & #4 - no idea; they open at 8am on STJ and STT.

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Alana33
February 22, 2018 10:17PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,872

Call them.

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STXBob
February 23, 2018 06:25AM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 2,131

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Alana33
Call them.

I did. The BMV's phones are dead, as I wrote earlier.

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Ca. Dreamers
February 23, 2018 08:58AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 377

Better half got her's renewed in early January.

It expired in September the day of Maria.

They charged her a penalty for late renewal of $10 per month!

The license does not look the same as mine that was renewed in April.

I have renewed my car licenses and her DL since the storms and it's not a bad experience.

CD

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STXBob
February 23, 2018 10:10AM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 2,131

Thanks for the info everybody.

I just got my license renewed at the BMV on STX. It's open from 8am to 3pm. The acceptable documents list is essentially the same as shown in the application above.

I got in line at 7:45am (I was customer #5), was called in at 8:20am, and was done at 8:30am. Since I was the first customer who needed a license, it was fast once I got inside. At 8am, there was a line of 20 people out the door.

They take cash or business checks only.

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Alana33
February 23, 2018 12:03PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 11,872

Quote
STXBob
Quote
Alana33
Call them.

I did. The BMV's phones are dead, as I wrote earlier.
Oops. Sorry!

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STXBob
February 24, 2018 01:53PM

Registered: 12 years ago
Posts: 2,131

Quote
Ca. Dreamers
The license does not look the same as mine that was renewed in April.
CD

The new driver's license design has one major improvement: It says "DL#" next to the license number. With the old designs, you had to guess which of two unlabeled numbers was the DL#.

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beverland
March 14, 2018 08:22AM

Registered: 1 year ago
Posts: 2

Does anyone know how far back your driving record must be? I have moved from Florida and have options when ordering my record. 3 years, 7 years, or a complete history for State of Florida. Anyone transferred a license from another state recently? Thanks so much!

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PauloMC
March 14, 2018 11:23PM

Registered: 5 months ago
Posts: 1

I am a US Citizen and want to move to USVI. How do I become an official USVI Resident? How does it long to take?

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Scubadoo
March 15, 2018 01:05AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 2,030

Quote
PauloMC
I am a US Citizen and want to move to USVI. How do I become an official USVI Resident? How does it long to take?

Move to USVI and stay put for 183 days.

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stjohnjulie
March 15, 2018 03:23AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 752

But you need a VI driver's license after 90 days.

Had a few friends renew their licenses recently on St. John and they were both told that smiling for your photo is no longer permitted. ? They look like mug shots.

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vicanuck
March 15, 2018 08:03AM

Registered: 8 years ago
Posts: 2,285

Quote
stjohnjulie
But you need a VI driver's license after 90 days

Why? There's no enforcement here!

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