343.165(8)(b)3g.b. b. Hospital birth certificate.
343.165(8)(b)3g.c. c. Delayed birth certificate.
343.165(8)(b)3g.d. d. Census record.
343.165(8)(b)3g.e. e. Early school record.
343.165(8)(b)3g.f. f. Family Bible record.
343.165(8)(b)3g.g. g. Doctor's record of post-natal care.
343.165(8)(b)3g.h. h. Other documentation deemed acceptable to the department of transportation, within the department's reasonable discretion.
343.165(8)(b)4. 4. In this paragraph, “ proof of citizenship, legal permanent resident status, conditional resident status or legal presence” means any of the following:
343.165(8)(b)4.a. a. A U.S. state or local government issued certificate of birth.
343.165(8)(b)4.b. b. Valid U.S. passport.
343.165(8)(b)4.c. c. Valid foreign passport with appropriate immigration documents, which shall include or be accompanied by federal form I-94, arrival and departure record.
343.165(8)(b)4.d. d. Certificate of U.S. citizenship.
343.165(8)(b)4.e. e. A U.S. Certificate of naturalization.
343.165(8)(b)4.f. f. Valid department of homeland security/U.S. citizenship and immigration services federal form I-551, resident alien registration receipt card, issued since 1997.
343.165(8)(b)4.g. g. Valid department of homeland security/U.S. citizenship and immigration services federal form I-688, temporary resident identification card.
343.165(8)(b)4.h. h. Valid department of homeland security/U.S. citizenship and immigration services federal form I-688B or I-766, employment authorization document.
343.165(8)(b)4.i. i. Valid department of homeland security/U.S. citizenship and immigration services federal form I-571, refugee travel document.
343.165(8)(b)4.j. j. Department of homeland security/U.S. citizenship and immigration services federal form I-797, notice of action.
343.165(8)(b)4.k. k. Department of homeland security/transportation security administration transportation worker identification credential.
343.165(8)(b)4.L. L. A U.S. department of state reception and placement program assurance form (refugee version), which shall include or be accompanied by federal form I-94, arrival and departure record.
343.165(8)(b)4.m. m. Documentary proof specified in s. 343.14 (2) (es), that is approved by the appropriate federal authority.
343.165(8)(b)5. 5. In this paragraph, “ proof of identity” means a supporting document identifying the person by name and bearing the person's signature, a reproduction of the person's signature, or a photograph of the person. Acceptable supporting documents include:
343.165(8)(b)5.a. a. A valid operator's license, including a license from another jurisdiction, except a province of the Dominion of Canada, bearing a photograph of the person.
343.165(8)(b)5.b. b. Military discharge papers.
343.165(8)(b)5.c. c. A U.S. government and military dependent identification card.
343.165(8)(b)5.d. d. A valid photo identification card issued by Wisconsin or another jurisdiction, except a province of the Dominion of Canada, bearing a photograph of the person.
343.165(8)(b)5.e. e. A marriage certificate or certified copy of judgment of divorce.
343.165(8)(b)5.f. f. A social security card issued by the social security administration.
343.165(8)(b)5.g. g. Any document described under subd. 6., if it bears a photograph of the person and was not used as proof of name and date of birth.
343.165(8)(b)5.h. h. Department of homeland security/transportation security administration transportation worker identification credential.
343.165(8)(b)6. 6. In this paragraph, “proof of name and date of birth” means any of the following:
343.165(8)(b)6.a. a. For a person born in Wisconsin, a copy of the person's Wisconsin birth certificate issued and certified in accordance with s. 69.21.
343.165(8)(b)6.b. b. For a person born in another jurisdiction, other than a province of the Dominion of Canada, a certified copy of his or her birth certificate or the equivalent document from that other jurisdiction or a certificate of birth abroad issued by the federal department of state.
343.165(8)(b)6.c. c. A U.S. passport.
343.165(8)(b)6.d. d. A valid, unexpired passport issued by a foreign country with federal I-551 resident alien registration receipt card or federal I-94 arrival and departure record that bears a photograph of the person and identifies the person's first and last names, and the person's day, month, and year of birth.
343.165(8)(b)6.e. e. A Wisconsin operator's license bearing a photograph of the person.
343.165(8)(b)6.f. f. A Wisconsin identification card issued under s. 343.50, bearing a photograph of the person, other than an identification card issued under s. 343.50 (1) (c) 2.
343.165(8)(b)6.g. g. A federal I-551 “permanent resident alien registration receipt card."
343.165(8)(b)6.h. h. A federal I-94 “parole edition" or “refugees version" arrival-departure record, together with a certification, on the department's form, by the person, of the person's name and date of birth, a copy of a federal department of state refugee data center reception and placement program assurance form and a letter from the person's sponsoring agency on its letterhead, supporting the person's application for a Wisconsin identification card or operator's license and confirming the person's identification. Applicants who are unable to provide a reception and placement program assurance form may be issued a Wisconsin identification card or operator's license, but only after their identification has been confirmed by the U.S. citizenship and immigration services.
343.165(8)(b)6.i. i. A U.S. certificate of naturalization.
343.165(8)(b)6.j. j. A certificate of U.S. citizenship.
343.165(8)(b)6.k. k. A federal temporary resident card or employment authorization card, I-688, I-688A, I-688B, and I-766.
343.165(8)(b)6.L. L. A Native American identification card that is issued by a federally recognized tribe or a band of a federally recognized tribe, is issued in Wisconsin, includes a photograph and signature or reproduction of a signature of the person, and has been approved by the secretary for use as identification.
343.165(8)(b)6.m. m. A court order under seal related to the adoption or divorce of the individual or to a name or gender change that includes the person's current full legal name, date of birth, and, in the case of a name change or divorce order, the person's prior name.
343.165(8)(b)6.n. n. An armed forces of the U.S. common access card or DD Form 2 identification card issued to military personnel.
343.165(8)(b)6.o. o. Department of homeland security/transportation security administration transportation worker identification credential.
343.165(8)(b)7. 7. In this paragraph, “ unavailable" means that the applicant does not have the document and would be required to pay a government agency to obtain it.
343.165(8)(c) (c) The administrator may delegate to the deputy administrator or to a bureau director, as described in s. 15.02 (3) (c) 2., whose regular responsibilities include driver licensing and identification card issuance, the authority to accept or reject such extraordinary proof of name, date of birth, or U.S. citizenship under this subsection.
343.165(8)(e) (e) The denial of a petition under par. (b) is subject to judicial review in the manner provided in ch. 227 for the review of administrative decisions.
343.165(8)(f) (f) If the administrator, or delegate described in par. (c), determines that an applicant has knowingly made a false statement or knowingly concealed a material fact or otherwise committed a fraud in an application, petition, or additional information, the department shall immediately suspend the investigation, shall notify the person in writing of the suspension and the reason for the suspension, and refer any suspected fraud to law enforcement.
343.165(8)(g) (g) A person whose petition is suspended or denied due to a failure to respond timely may revive the petition at any time by contacting the department to discuss the petition application. If a person revives a petition, the department shall immediately issue, and shall continue to reissue, an identification card receipt to the person as provided in s. 343.50 (1) (c) 2., except that the department shall first require the person to take a photograph if required under s. 343.50 (1) (c) 2.
343.165(8)(h) (h) The department shall grant a petition if the department concludes, on the basis of secondary documentation or other corroborating information, that it is more likely than not that the name, date of birth, and U.S. citizenship provided in the application is correct.
343.165 History History: 2007 a. 20; 2011 a. 23, 32; 2015 a. 193, 197; 2017 a. 365, 369.
343.165 Annotation Who are you? Prove it! The Federal REAL ID Act and Its Fate in Wisconsin. Gary. Wis. Law. Aug. 2008.
343.17 343.17 Contents and issuance of operator's license.
343.17(1)(1)License issuance. Subject to s. 343.165, the department shall issue an operator's license and endorsements, as applied for, to every qualifying applicant who has paid the required fees.
343.17(2) (2) License document. The license shall be a single document, in one part, consisting of 2 sides. The document shall be, to the maximum extent practicable, tamper proof and shall contain physical security features consistent with any requirement under federal law.
343.17(3) (3) Contents.
343.17(3)(a)(a) The front side of the license document shall include, without limitation, all of the following:
343.17(3)(a)1. 1. The full legal name, date of birth, and principal residence address of the person.
343.17(3)(a)2. 2. A photograph of the person, unless the exception under s. 343.14 (3m) applies.
343.17(3)(a)3. 3. A physical description of the person, including sex, height, weight and hair and eye color, but excluding any mention of race.
343.17(3)(a)4. 4. A unique identifying driver number assigned by the department.
343.17(3)(a)5. 5. The person's signature.
343.17(3)(a)6. 6. The classes of vehicles that the person is authorized to operate under par. (c), together with any endorsements or restrictions.
343.17(3)(a)7. 7. The name of this state.
343.17(3)(a)8. 8. The date of issuance of the license.
343.17(3)(a)9. 9. The date of expiration of the license.
343.17(3)(a)10. 10. A space for the sticker under s. 343.175 (3).
343.17(3)(a)11. 11. If the license authorizes the operation of certain commercial motor vehicles, the legend “Commercial Driver License", a readily recognizable abbreviation thereof or “CDL".
343.17(3)(a)12. 12. If the person is not the legal drinking age, as defined in s. 125.02 (8m), at the time of issuance of the license, a distinctive appearance specified by the department that clearly identifies to the public that the person was not the legal drinking age at the time of issuance of the license.
343.17(3)(a)13. 13. If the person is under 18 years of age at the time of issuance of the license, a distinctive appearance specified by the department that clearly identifies to the public that the person was under 18 years of age at the time of issuance of the license.
343.17(3)(a)14. 14. If the license contains the marking specified in s. 343.03 (3r), a distinctive appearance specified by the department that clearly distinguishes the license from other operator's licenses or identification cards issued by the department and that alerts federal agency and other law enforcement personnel that the license may not be accepted for federal identification or any other official purpose.
343.17(3)(a)15. 15. If the person is a veteran, has indicated that he or she wishes to have his or her veteran status indicated on the license, and has provided the verification required under s. 343.14 (2) (j), an indication that the person is a veteran.
343.17(3)(b) (b) The reverse side of the license shall contain an explanation of any restriction codes or endorsement abbreviations used on the front of the license, in sufficient detail to identify the nature of the restrictions or endorsements to a law enforcement officer of this state or another jurisdiction. Except for a commercial driver license, a part of the reverse side of each license shall be printed to serve as a record of gift under s. 157.06 (2) (t) or a record of refusal under s. 157.06 (2) (u).
343.17(3)(c) (c) The classifications on operator's licenses shall be as follows:
343.17(3)(c)1. 1. Classification “A", which authorizes the operation of “Class A" vehicles as described in s. 343.04 (1) (a). A driver who has passed the knowledge and driving skills tests for operating “Class A" vehicles shall receive a license authorizing the operation of “Class A", “Class B" and “Class C" vehicles if the person possesses any requisite endorsement.
343.17(3)(c)2. 2. Classification “B", which authorizes the operation of “Class B" vehicles as described in s. 343.04 (1) (b). A driver who has passed the knowledge and driving skills tests for operating “Class B" vehicles shall receive a license authorizing the operation of “Class B" and “Class C" vehicles if the person possesses any requisite endorsement.
343.17(3)(c)3. 3. Classification “C", which authorizes the operation of “Class C" vehicles as described in s. 343.04 (1) (c) if the person possesses any requisite endorsement.
343.17(3)(c)4. 4. Classification “D", which authorizes the operation of “Class D" vehicles as described in s. 343.04 (1) (d) if the person possesses any requisite endorsement.
343.17(3)(c)5. 5. Classification “M", which authorizes the operation of motorcycles.
Effective date note NOTE: Subd. 5. is shown as amended eff. 5-1-20 by 2019 Wis. Act 50. Prior to 5-1-20 it reads:
Effective date text 5. Classification “M", which authorizes the operation of Type 1 motorcycles.
343.17(3)(d) (d) The endorsements on operator's licenses shall be as follows:
343.17(3)(d)1g. 1g. “F" endorsement, which authorizes a seasonal employee of a farm service industry employer who is eligible for a restricted commercial driver license under applicable federal law or regulation to operate “Class B" and “Class C" vehicles as described in s. 343.04 (1) (b) and (c) for a seasonal period not to exceed 180 days in any calendar year. This endorsement permits the transporting of liquid fertilizers in vehicles or implements of husbandry with total capacities of 3,000 gallons or less, solid fertilizers that are not transported with any organic substance or 1,000 gallons or less of diesel fuel, but no combination of these materials. The endorsement does not permit operation of a commercial motor vehicle beyond 150 miles of the farm service industry employer's place of business or, in the case of custom harvesters, the farm currently being served.
343.17(3)(d)1m. 1m. “H" endorsement, which authorizes the driver to operate vehicles transporting hazardous materials requiring placarding or any quantity of a material listed as a select agent or toxin under 42 CFR 73.
343.17(3)(d)2. 2. “N" endorsement, which authorizes operating tank vehicles.
343.17(3)(d)3. 3. “P" endorsement, which authorizes operating vehicles designed to carry, or actually carrying, 16 or more passengers including the driver, except this endorsement does not authorize the operation of school buses unless the licensee also holds an “S" endorsement.
343.17(3)(d)4. 4. “S" endorsement, which authorizes operating school buses.
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2017-18 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2019 Wis. Act 50 and through all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders filed before and in effect on December 6, 2019. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after December 6, 2019, are designated by NOTES. (Published 12-6-19)