FAQs: LicenseMatch

LicenseMatch is a online tool that requires no special hardware, just an Internet connection. You simply enter data from the driver's Georgia license or ID to get an immediate verification against information in the state of Georgia's database. A false identity can be revealed if the data on the license or ID and the state’s records don’t match.

  • When should I use LicenseMatch?

    Your business can use LicenseMatch with customers who:

    • Cash a check
    • Open an account
    • Obtain account information
    • Pick up pre-ordered checks
    • Initiate a wire transfer
    • Wish to open a safe deposit box
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  • Whom do I contact for issues regarding logging onto the site?

    Contact Office of Data Innovations


    47 Trinity Ave SW
    Atlanta, GA 30334

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  • Am I able to see additional information regarding the driver's license?

    No. This tool provides a "match" or "no match" response. Getting "no match" means LicenseMatch has found an inconsistency between the data entered and the state's records. Georgia's privacy laws prohibit the release of any other information.

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  • How current is the information in the state's database? Can I be confident that I will get a correct result?

    Results from LicenseMatch are reliable, since the information in the state's database is usually updated every 24 hours. However, LicenseMatch queries the state's database based on your input, so it's important to enter the search criteria exactly as it appears on the license or ID.

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  • How much does LicenseMatch cost?

    Each search in LicenseMatch costs 50 cents.

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  • I am a retailer. Can I use LicenseMatch?

    Not at present. The target market for LicenseMatch is institutions that fall under the responsibility of the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. In the future, LicenseMatch may be expanded to other businesses.

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  • Who in my organization can reset my password?

    Each user of the application will be able to reset their password.

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