You Oughta Know

Check status of your driver's license online

Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help citizens keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.

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The record: An online check of your Kansas driver's license.

Why you'd want it: To make sure your license is valid and there aren't any issues with your license about which you aren't aware.

Where you get the record: From the Kansas Department of Revenue's website, Click on the "Driver's License Status Check" link.

How much it will cost: The information is free.