Alabama Code Title 32. Motor Vehicles and Traffic § 32-6-17

(a) Any person whose driving license has been cancelled, suspended, or revoked under Section 32-5A-195 or any other provision of Alabama law by the Director of Public Safety or by any court of competent jurisdiction shall, upon application for reinstatement of the driving license, pay to the Director of Public Safety the following fees:

(1) For cancellations, suspensions, or revocations for any drug or alcohol related offenses, a fee of two hundred seventy-five dollars ($275), two hundred dollars ($200) of which shall be deposited into the Department of Public Safety Highway Traffic Safety Fund and seventy-five dollars ($75) of which shall be deposited into the State General Fund.

(2) For revocations not related to drug or alcohol offenses, a fee of one hundred seventy-five dollars ($175), one hundred dollars ($100) of which shall be deposited into the Department of Public Safety Highway Traffic Safety Fund and seventy-five dollars ($75) of which shall be deposited into the State General Fund.

(3) For cancellations and suspensions not related to drug or alcohol offenses, a fee of one hundred dollars ($100), twenty-five dollars ($25) of which shall be deposited into the Department of Public Safety Highway Traffic Safety Fund and seventy-five dollars ($75) of which shall be deposited into the State General Fund.

(4) No fee shall be collected from a person whose driver's license has been suspended for medical reasons set out in rules promulgated by the director.

(b) An additional fifty dollars ($50) is imposed if the cancelled, suspended, or revoked license is not voluntarily surrendered within 30 days of a cancellation, suspension, or revocation notice.  Upon receipt of the reinstatement fee, clearance for relicensing shall be provided.  The second and any subsequent clearance for relicensing for this action shall be provided for a fee of five dollars ($5).  Upon reinstatement, the licensee shall obtain a duplicate license with a new photograph and current personal data.  Except as provided in subsection (a), any sums collected by the director under this section shall be deposited into the State General Fund and shall not be returned to the applicant for reinstatement of his or her license, notwithstanding what action the director may take on the person's application for reinstatement of the driving license.

(c) The Department of Public Safety shall notify by mail any person whose license has been suspended, cancelled, or revoked.  The cost of the mailing may be added to the fee.


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