Effective September 1, 2019, the State of Texas will repeal Driver Responsibility Program – Chapter 708, Transportation Code. The Department of Public Safety will reinstate all driver privileges that were previously suspended solely for having unpaid surcharges. If a license was suspended for other offenses, please visit For frequently asked questions concerning DRP repeal or to contact DPS, click here.

Texas DPS Driver Responsibility Surcharge Program

Welcome to the Texas DPS Driver Responsibility Surcharge Online Services Site!

From this site, you can:

bullet Obtain information on your current surcharge accounts, make payments, or apply for the Indigency / Incentive Programs using the Online Services

bullet Obtain information about payment options and the Driver Responsibility surcharge program through Frequently Asked Questions

bullet Questions about the Indigency or Incentive Programs? Please click HERE

bullet For recent legislation Please click HERE

bullet Contact us with any questions or concerns regarding your DRP account or the program

bullet If you are an active member of the United States Armed Forces and will be or are deployed outside the continental United States, Please click HERE to request military deployment deferral for your surcharge accounts.

The surcharges assessed for this program are in addition to reinstatement fees required for other administrative actions.

You will need the following items ready in order to access your account information, apply for the Indigency / Incentive programs online, or to make a payment online:

bulletYour current Texas Driver License or I.D. Card number (or Department of Public Safety assigned number).
bulletThe Reference number from the surcharge notice letter sent to you by U.S. mail
bulletA valid credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express) OR
bulletA valid checking, savings, or money market account (you will need the Routing Number, Financial Account Number and Financial Institution Name).

Payments require 24 to 48 business hours to process and 3-5 business days to be updated to your driver history.