2018 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 2 - Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing
Chapter 16 - Driver's Licenses Generally
Subchapter 11 - Driver's License Security and Modernization Act
§ 27-16-1111. Expiration of driver's license when the applicant is not a United States citizen

Universal Citation: AR Code § 27-16-1111 (2018)
  • (a) If an applicant for a driver's license under this chapter is not a citizen of the United States as provided under § 27-16-1105(a)(1)(D)(ii)-(xi), the expiration date of the driver's license shall be the shortest of:

    • (1) The period provided for under § 27-16-901(a)(1)(A); or

    • (2) The last date the applicant may be present in the United States under federal immigration laws, as verified by the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services of the Department of Homeland Security according to:

      • (A)

        • (i) The status completion date on a United States Customs and Border Protection Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record or admission stamp.

        • (ii) If the applicant is the holder of a nonimmigrant visa as described in § 27-16-1105(a)(1)(D)(iv), an additional two hundred forty (240) days shall be allowed following the status completion date in subdivision (a)(2)(A)(i) of this section if the applicant presents a valid Form I-797C, Notice of Action; or

      • (B) If the applicant is a spouse or minor child as described under 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(15)(F)(ii) as in effect on January 1, 2013, of a bona fide student under 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(15)(F)(i) as in effect on January 1, 2013, who has been given authorization for optional practical training under 8 C.F.R. § 214.2(f)(10)(ii) as in effect on January 1, 2013, the end date on the employment authorization document issued by the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services of the Department of Homeland Security for the bona fide student.

  • (b) The Office of Driver Services may renew the driver's license only if it is demonstrated that the applicant's continued presence in the United States is authorized under federal law.

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