Individuals with “A” or “G” visas typically have diplomatic or consular immunity. If they do have immunity, they are not eligible to obtain a license from the Massachusetts RMV; they can only obtain one from the U.S. Department of State.
If an individual with one of these visas does NOT have this immunity, they are provided with a “Non-Eligibility Letter” from the Office of Foreign Missions. This letter indicates that the individual is not eligible for a license from the U.S. Department of State; therefore these individuals ARE eligible for Massachusetts licenses from the RMV.
Customers with an “A” or “G” visa who present a “Non-Eligibility Letter” can apply for a Massachusetts license. They must meet all the licensing requirements (including lawful presence, residency, and identification documentation).
For additional Registry of Motor Vehicle questions,
please contact Kathy Cormier at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-742-6363.
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