How to Request Indiana Driving Records

Your driving records, or BMV records, is the state’s collection of your driving history. Your driving history can include anything from a vehicle’s registration, convictions, and license status to point violations like from unpaid tickets and more.

Others may request your records like employers, law enforcement, insurance companies, and others.

Getting your IN driver’s records can be done online, in-person, and by mail. This short article shares how you can request driving records in Indiana.

Getting Your IN Driving Record: Step-by-Step

Here’s what you should know when requesting records:

  • Viewable Driver Record (VDR) – A basic record you can view for free through the IN BMV site
  • Official Driver Record (ODR) – A certified copy of your driver record in Indiana

Fees for the driving history report includes:

  • Viewable Driver Record: Free
  • Official Driver Record: $4

You can request these documents through the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles to get official, certified documents. Or, use third-party providers to get unofficial IN driver documents. These third-party providers can save time and hassle when getting your driver information.

Below, you’ll learn how to request official documents through the IN BMV.

Driver Record Request Online

For certified copies from the BMV:

  1. Visit the IN BMV website
  2. Create a profile and add your information
  3. Log in and follow the on-screen prompts
  4. Pay for an official copy of your records
  5. Print or download the records

Driver Record Request in Person or By Mail

To get a driving record at a BMV or by mail:

  1. Download and fill out the Request for Driver Records (53789) form
  2. Deliver the forms to the BMV or mail them
    1. Where’s your closest office? See our Indiana BMV directory
  3. Pay for the records or include a check or money order made to “BMV”

You should receive your records within a week or two of them being processed.

Found Something Wrong on Your Indiana Driving Records?

If you notice errors, contact your local BMV and inquire the erogenous information. This may include the need to update your information on file. The driving record is a handy set of documents for many BMV and/or court purposes – so keep them nearby in case you need them fast!