Terms of Service

AAMVA and its affiliates provide this site and related services to you subject to your compliance with the Terms and Conditions set forth below. Please read the following information carefully. Your continued use of this site will indicate your agreement to be bound by the Terms and Conditions set forth below. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, promptly exit this site.

Copyright Notice

The contents of all material within this website ("Site"), including all text and images, are, unless indicated otherwise the sole and exclusive property of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, 4401 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203 USA or its affiliates (collectively, "AAMVA"). Except for the limited right to access and use the Site as permitted under these Terms and Conditions, all rights are specifically reserved. Copyright, however, is not claimed as to any part of an original work prepared by a U.S. federal or state government officer or employee as part of his or her official duties. No portion of the material within this Site may be copied, displayed, distributed, downloaded, performed, published, reproduced, transferred, or used in any form, except with the express written permission and the express attribution of AAMVA. If you breach any of these Terms and Conditions, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.

Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

If you believe that any material posted on the Site infringes a copyright you own or control, then you may request the removal of those materials from the Site in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(3), and the procedures described below. A notice of infringing material ("Notice") must be sent to the agent we have designated with the Copyright Office:

Attention: Director of Membership, Marketing & Communications
4401 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22203
Contact us.

To be effective, the Notice must be in writing and include the following:

  • A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are claimed to be infringed on the Site, a representative list of such works
  • Identification of the material on the Site that you claim infringes on the copyrighted work(s) and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to enable us to locate the material
  • Your mailing and e-mail addresses and your telephone number
  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or the law
  • A statement by you that the information in the notification is accurate and that under penalty of perjury you either are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that is allegedly infringed
  • A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner

Trademark Notice

AAMVA, AAMVAnet, and GrandDriver and the associated logos are trademarks and service marks of AAMVA. All other trademarks, service marks, and logos used in this Site are the trademarks, service marks, or logos of their respective owners.

Warranty Disclaimer

This Site, including any content or information contained within this Site or any hyperlinked website, is provided "as is" and "as available," with no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, quality of information, quiet enjoyment, and title/noninfringement, which are hereby specifically disclaimed.

You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of this site and any hyperlinked website. You assume total responsibility (1) for the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any content or information contained within this Site or any hyperlinked website on which you choose to rely and (2) for verifying any such content or information before relying on it.

AAMVA and its affiliates, vendors, licensors, and other third parties mentioned on the site are neither responsible nor liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data, or business interruption) arising out of or relating in any way to the Site, site-related services and products, content or information contained within the Site, and/or any hyperlinked website, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the Site, site-related services, and/or hyperlinked websites is to stop using the Site and/or those services. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Accuracy and Integrity of Information

Although AAMVA attempts to present accurate, complete, and reliable information on this Site, AAMVA makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any such information. You should be aware that this Site could include inaccuracies, errors, or omissions, and that unauthorized additions, deletions, and alterations could be made to this Site by third parties. In the event that an inaccuracy, error, or omission arises, please inform AAMVA so that the inaccuracy, error, or omission can be corrected. AAMVA reserves the right to change or update information contained on this Site without notice.

Interactive Areas and Communications

AAMVA may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas of the Site where visitors transmit or post information or communicate solely with each other (collectively "Communications"), including, but not limited to, bulletin boards and other discussion areas, and the content of any such Communications. AAMVA, however, shall have no liability related to the content of any such Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. AAMVA retains the right to remove, in its sole discretion, Communications that include any material deemed abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate. Please be aware that all such Communications will NOT be confidential.

Prohibited Uses of Site

You represent and warrant to AAMVA that you will neither use this Site for any purpose nor engage in any activity in using this Site that is unlawful or that violates these Terms and Conditions.

Confidential and Proprietary Information

AAMVA does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this Site. Please note that any information or material sent to AAMVA will be deemed NOT to be confidential. By sending AAMVA any information or material, you grant to AAMVA an unrestricted, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty-free license to copy, display, distribute, download, perform, publish, reproduce, transfer, or use in any form such information or material, and you also agree that AAMVA is free to use, for any purpose, any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send to us.

Links to Third Party Websites

AAMVA has provided in this Site links to websites maintained or sponsored by third parties. AAMVA makes no representations or warranties whatsoever about any third party website that you may access through this Site. When you access a third party website, please understand that the third party website is independent from AAMVA, and that AAMVA has no control over the content, products, or services on the third party website. In addition, a hyperlink to a third party website does not mean that AAMVA endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, information, products, or services on the third party website or for the use of any of the foregoing. You are advised to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of items, such as viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk.

Choice of Law and Venue

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA, exclusive of its choice of law rules. AAMVA and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the U.S. Federal and State courts sitting in the Counties of Arlington or Fairfax, in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA, and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party will be entitled to reasonable professional fees and expenses. In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms and Conditions shall remain otherwise in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions supersede any and all prior written or oral agreements between AAMVA and you pertaining to such subject matter. In its sole discretion, AAMVA may from time-to-time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You should, therefore, periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions, so you are aware of any such revisions to which you are bound. Certain provisions of these Terms and Conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages within this Site.