SR-22 after DUI license suspension

The official California Department of Motor Vehicles (“DMV”) web site confirms the need for SR22 after a DUI license suspension. You can visit this page by clicking the link below:

Specifically, this portion of the DMV web page referenced above reads (bold areas added for emphasis):

To reinstate your driving privilege after an APS suspension/revocation, you must:

  • Pay a $125 reissue fee to the DMV (CVC §14905).
  • File proof of financial responsibility (i.e., a California Insurance Proof Certificate [SR 22], $35,000 cash deposit, surety bond, or self insurer certificate under CVC §16430).
  • Maintain proof of financial responsibility for three years (bold and larger font added for emphasis).