California driver’s license issue date might be difficult to find on your driver’s license. If you look at the driver’s license card carefully, you can see that your California driver’s license issue date is written on the right bottom corner of your card, marked as ISS.
In the sample California driver’s license card, you can see ISS is September 30, 2010. So this is your official issue date. It is the abbreviation of Issue Date, shortened as ISS. And here how the reverse side of Driver License looks:
What is DD on California Driver’s License?
There is also other abbreviations on the card. On the left of ISS, you can see “DD”. If you wonder what is DD on California driver’s license?
DD stands for “Document Discriminator” which shows your drivers license number and also these numbers indicates which DMV you got your license from.
What does RSTR stand for?
RSTR stands for “Restrictions”. There are various restrictions that can be placed on a driver’s license. The most common example is, some drivers must have prescription glasses when driving. If you have any restriction codes listed, you probably should already know what they mean. If not, log onto the DMV website, and there should be some easy explanation. It is not worth making a trip to the DMV. You can try the internet and find your RSTR.
Register to DMV for a better service
There are some online services and applications in DMV that require registration. In order to get a better service, you can register. DMV will allow registered users personalized access to additional services.
If you want to check information regarding below, you have to register:
- Driver Record
- Vehicle Record
- Change of Address
- Driver License/Identification Card Renewal
- Traffic Accident Report – SR1 Eform
- Vehicle Registration Email Reminder Program
In order to become a registered user, what you need is:
- Valid email address
- Driver license or identification card number
- Last four digits of your social security number