Can You Apply For a New License in Another State While Having a Suspended Drivers License in New York?
If your drivers license gets suspended in the State of New York, you will not be able to legally obtain a drivers license in another state. The National Driver Register, a nation-wide database, collects data related to license suspension and is made accessible to all states therefore your information will be made known.
Additionally, if you do attempt to apply for a drivers license in another state, the application process includes answering a question regarding your driving privileges from another state. If you are found to have lied on the application, you could be subjected to criminal prosecution. Furthermore, obtaining an out-of-state license will not make you a legal driver in New York if you are suspended in New York.