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The Colorado DMV has begun issuing driver licenses, instruction permits and identification cards with new designs in 2016. The card design includes an entirely new format and enhanced features, including laser-engraved information in grayscale, as well as new card material.
Valid driver licenses, instruction permits and identification cards with the current design can be used until their expiration date.
A: Field 4d is the driver license number (also known as customer identifier). Field 5 is the document discriminator. It is an internal number used to uniquely identify a particular document issued to an individual from others that may have been issued in the past.
Q: There appears to be a crack on the front of my card that goes across my photograph. Is this normal?
A: Yes, This is a security feature that is built into all cards to make them more difficult to duplicate and is normal.