New York State Department of Motor Vehicle License Event Notification Service (LENS)

LENS - NYS DMV License Event Notification Service


What is LENS?

LENS is an automated reporting system. It reviews the driver license records of your organization’s drivers and reports changes to you by email, on DMV business days.

LENS can notify you about the following events when they post to your drivers’ license records

  • Accidents (Reportable)
  • Convictions
  • Expirations
  • HazMat (Hazardous Material) endorsement changes
  • MedCert (Medicat Certification) status changes
  • Point and Insurance Reduction Program Completions
  • License Status Changes
  • Suspensions and Revocations

LENS data service gathers daily information from DMV’s drivers’ licence file and reports new information.

Benefits include

  • Confidence in the credentials of your drivers
  • Determination of a driver’s license status immediately
  • Ability to produce an abstract at any time (including CDL abstracts)
  • Identification of problem drivers
  • Pre-employment screening
  • Preparation for DOT & Insurance audits