Dallas Occupational Driver's License Lawyer

The court order and all required items must be submitted to DPS before an occupational license will be issued. The court order may be used as a driver license for 30 days from the date of the judge’s signature while the request for an occupational license is processed.

Individuals must submit the following items to DPS:

A certified copy of the petition and a certified copy of the court order granting the occupational license.The judge has the authority to grant an occupational order.

If the individual is participating in a special drug court program, then the petition is not required
A Financial Responsibility Insurance Certificate (SR-22).

Payment of the occupational license fee.
An occupational license is typically issued for one year or less; the maximum length of issuance is two years.
The court must grant the issuance of an occupational license beyond one year.

Payment of reinstatement fees.

Individuals Not Eligible

If an individual’s driving privilege is currently suspended, revoked, cancelled or denied under any law in the State of Texas, then an occupational license will not be issued to operate a commercial driver license.

Driver Eligibility Status

For individuals who are required to submit compliance documents (i.e. certificate of completion, SR-22, etc.), their driver eligibility status will change from “ineligible” to “eligible” on the License Eligibility website once all documents have been processed and fees have been paid.


Dallas occupational drivers license lawyer Constantine G. Anagnostis has extensive experience helping individuals obtain an occupational drivers licenses, clear traffic warrants, and resolve traffic tickets. An occupational driver’s license is a special restricted license issued to persons whose license has been suspended or revoked for certain offenses (other than medical reasons or delinquent child support). An occupational license authorizes the operation of a non-commercial motor vehicle in connection with a person’s occupation, for educational purposes or in the performance of essential household duties. Mr. Anagnostis can explain the options available for you, eligibility requirements, and the procedures. At the Law Office of Constantine G. Anagnostis, we look forward to helping you. For more information call 817-229-0319 for a free consultation.