Wisconsin Outsources New Real ID Cards

Your license: made in California

CREATED May. 31, 2011

MILWAUKEE – Starting this fall, Wisconsin driver’s license cards will no longer be printed in Wisconsin.  Instead, the state will outsource the work to a company that will print the cards in California.

The Department of Transportation explained that the change is part of Wisconsin’s plan to implement the federal REAL-ID bill that will require more stringent security features for each driver’s license card.  By having a contractor print the cards in California, the Wisconsin DOT expects to save approximately $1.5 million.

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2 responses to “Wisconsin Outsources New Real ID Cards

  1. latitude38

    of course i can;t complain, since i live out here in ca. but what i find truly amazing is that another state can save money doing business here in ca, regards, gary

  2. how do you SAVE millions in printing small licenses?????? NO printer in WI can do this. something smells.

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