Tennessee Driving Records: Get Your TN Driving History

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Your driving records, or DMV 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 TN driver’s records can be done online, in-person, and by mail. This short article shares how you can request driving records in Tennessee.

Getting Your Tennessee Driving Record: Step-by-Step

Here’s what you should know when requesting records:

  • The driver history (moving violations report) is an official copy
  • The MVR shows the past 3 years of your driving activity
  • The MVR does not display your address

Fees for the driving history report includes:

  • Online: $7
  • In-Person: $5
  • By Mail: $5

You can request these documents through the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security to get official, certified documents. Or, use third-party providers to get unofficial TN driver documents.

Below, you’ll learn how to request official documents through the TN DMV.

Driver Record Request Online

For certified copies from the DMV:

  1. Visit the TN Driving History page
  2. Enter your information:
    1. Name
    2. Birthday
    3. License #
  3. Pay the fees
  4. Print or download the records

Driver Record Request In-Person

To get a driving record at a DMV:

  1. Visit your local DMV
    1. Click for our list of TN driver services locations
  2. Show proof of identification, name, and license # *
  3. Pay the request fee

*A notarized statement lets others pick up records on your behalf

Driver Record Request by Mail

To get a copy of your driving record by mail:

  1. Write a statement requesting your documents
  2. Include your personal information (name, birthday, license #)
  3. Send a check or money order addressed to, “Tennessee Dept. of Safety & Homeland Security”
  4. Mail the documents and wait 2 weeks for delivery

Send everything to:

Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security

MVR Request

PO BOX 945

Nashville, TN 37202

Found Something Wrong on Your Tennessee Driving Records?

If you notice errors, contact your local DMV 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 DMV and/or court purposes – so keep them nearby in case you need them fast!