January 2010, the look of the driverís license and
identification cards will be updated. After the events
of 9/11, new minimum standards were created for the
issuance of all state issued driverís license and
issued prior to January 2010 will remain valid until
their expiration date. The cards may be accepted to
establish identity and are valid for official Federal
purposes to include boarding a commercial aircraft. The
new process will be rolled out in all Nevada DMV offices
by March 2010.
is no need to immediately apply for the new card. The
Department is encouraging customers to wait until their
normal in-office renewal to obtain the new card.
features that were provided to you when Central Issuance
was implemented remain the same.
Why Advanced Secure Issuance (ASI)?
greater assurance that a person presenting a
driverís license is who they claim to be
more difficult to tamper with or create counterfeit
Distinguishes driverís licenses and identification
card standards from those issued based on reduced
individuals with limited durations of stay in the
Updates to the driverís
license and identification cards are visible on the
front of the card.
top of the card will be in a smaller font.
The Eagle has
moved to the lower right hand corner of the
Figure 1 ‐
Changes to Driver's licenses
and Identification Cards
the new minimum standards will be issued an Advanced
Secure Issuance Driverís License or Identification Card.
The Advanced Secure Issuance card will contain an
additional security marking on the top right hand corner
of the card. The new security marking, a gold star, will
be issued once all required documentation has been
presented. This new card will be accepted for Federal
official use and can be used to board commercial
aircraft and enter all federal buildings requiring
The following is a
sample card of the new Advanced Secure Issuance:
To learn more about
Advanced Secure Issuance, visit us on the Nevada DMVís
driverís license or identification card is an
ASI card, a gold star will be in the upper
right‐hand corner of the card. This is the
DHS‐approved security marking indicating Federal
Figure 2 ‐ Advanced Secure