Regulations and Laws on Military Draft Registration (Selective Service) by State

Driver’s License Linked to Registration? Yes, must be registered to receive license, permit, or identification card.

Registration Linked to Access to Higher Education? Yes, must be registered to receive state financial aid.

Registration Required for State Employment? No.

No person who is required by the Military Selective Service Act to register with the selective service system may receive student financial aid funds from the state until that person has registered. (North Dakota Century Code Section 15-10-36) This legislation was introduced and passed in 1987.

Effective August 1, 2019, when a person aged 18 through 25, who is required to be registered with Selective Service under federal law applies for a state driver’s license, renewal, permit, or state ID, is considered to be giving their consent for automatic registration with the Selective Service System.