Q: My father has a Form 1551, Jan 77, Permanent Resident Card. He has to renew his DL in FL will he have a problem?
He has never renewed is Form 1551, Jan 77, Permanent Resident Card. He has to provide proof of identification (Green Card) when reinstating his driver license, will he have any issue providing his Green Card?
A: The general rule is that a person's card expires but their status does not. He is an LPR. However, his card should have been replaced a long time ago. It will be up to the DMV whether to accept the card as identification OR as evidence that he is in the US with lawful status.
I suggest you go to the DMV office and ask at the desk just inside the door.
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