Privacy Policy

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety (LADPS) is providing this website as a service to the public. LADPS is dedicated to helping the Louisiana citizen in any way possible. We want to provide you with information that will assist you in completing any Louisiana Motor Vehicle or Drivers License transaction, as well as other LADPS business. We are aware that with increasing technology and usage of the electronic beltway to do business there exists an increasing faction determined to breach the walls of security aimed at protecting the confidential information of our citizens. We have gone to great lengths to ensure and preserve your privacy when visiting our site.

This policy focuses on the collection, disclosure, access and security of information that may be obtained through the use of the LADPS site. It incorporates the following areas:

  1. Disclaimer
  2. Privacy Statement
  3. Cookies
  4. Disclosure Of Information
  5. Links To Third Party Sites


The purpose of this site is to provide immediate access to public and private information concerning the Department of Public Safety’s business requirements, and enforcement of regulations as administered by LADPS. The information and data on this site is dynamic and will change over time. We strive to provide current, reliable and accurate information; however, we fully recognize the possibility of human and/or mechanical error occurring. We, the Louisiana Department of Public Safety, its employees, officers and agencies, deny any warranty (expressed or implied) of accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published via this site and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by usage and reliance upon the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Any person or entity that relies upon such information obtained from this site does so at his or her own risk. The user expressly agrees that the use of this site is at the user's sole risk.


Any personal information requested or gathered via this site will be used only for purposes necessary to conduct government business with you. It will not be traded, sold, or given to any other party except as specifically allowed or required by law. We cannot guarantee the privacy and confidentiality of information provided to us via this site; however, we will do everything reasonably possible to protect your information using technology and good business practices.


We occasionally use cookies to enhance service to you by customizing your browsing experience. Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser to collect information about your activities while accessing the DPS website.

Refuse or Delete Cookies: You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer at any time by using any one of a number of widely available methods. Also, by not using cookies, your overall Internet browsing experience may be affected.


The Louisiana Department of Public Safety does not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission, or where the information is public information under the Louisiana R.S. 47:1508. "Personal information" is information about a natural person that is readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information includes such things as an individual's name, address, and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not necessarily considered personal information.


The Louisiana Department of Public Safety (LADPS) website contains links to third-party websites, including but not limited to other government agencies, the federal government, and reciprocating sites. The linked sites are not under the control of LADPS; furthermore, LADPS is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. LADPS is providing these links only as a convenience to the public and/or reciprocating measure, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of content, viewpoint, policies, products or services of that website by this agency. If you feel that information you have obtained via a third-party link is inaccurate or offensive, we suggest you contact the original producer/distributor of that information.

Please be aware that LADPS is not responsible for the privacy practices of third-party websites. Once you link to another website not maintained by LADPS, you are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including but not limited to its privacy policy.